Category Archives: Camera images
Last time I posted, I commented on the fact that winter temperatures in New Hampshire were almost 7°C warmer in 2016 than 2015, and that “spring 2016 is just around the corner.” It turns out that spring has been a … Continue reading
Dawn at the Sevilleta Long Term Ecological Research Site in New Mexico highlights a patchwork of grasses and herbaceous plants.
This week has been abysmally cool and wet in Massachusetts. Buds are eager to burst into leaves as soon as we have a little warmth at Harvard Forest. Here the imminent green of new spring leaves vibrates against the orange … Continue reading
In Season Spotter Image Marking, one of the tasks we ask you to do is to outline individual trees and tell us if they are broadleaf trees or needle-leaf ones. It’s easier to see different trees at different times of … Continue reading
A turkey vulture takes a rest on in front of the new NEON PhenoCam at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) in Maryland.
Trees are putting out leaves at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge in North Carolina.
Our lunar PhenoCam helps us track seasons on the moon. Because of the minor tilt in the moon’s axis (only about 1.5 degrees), seasonal change on the moon is subtle and hard to measure with on-the-ground methods.
The still waters of Lake Crescent in early spring reflect the surrounding hills and mountains in Olympic National Park, Washington.
It’s been a really unusual winter, with almost no snow in the Northeast, and some incredibly warm temperatures. Last winter, at our research site in New Hampshire, the mean air temperature from January to mid-March was -8.5°C (17°F), and with … Continue reading
With all the different colors, it might look like fall. But this is a spring picture taken at the University of Michigan Biological Station in May of last year. Note the yellowish color of the new leaves as they unfold.