Tag Archives: PhenoCam

Revolutionary and relevant

Phenology is the study of the timing of biological events. From butterfly migrations, to squirrel hibernation and springtime budburst, organisms take cues from their environment for when to begin different life stages. Temperature is one of the most important cues, … Continue reading


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Automated image processing

The PhenoCam network has more than 200 cameras taking pictures of landscapes every day. These are the images we’re asking you to look at in Season Spotter, because there is information in them that a computer cannot easily pull out. … Continue reading

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A brief history of the PhenoCam camera network

I’m Andrew Richardson and I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University. It was ten years ago that we first put a networked, digital camera – a “webcam” – on one of our … Continue reading

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