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
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
Last week I described some initial results from the Spring Challenge. I showed how we used individual classifications to build a dataset for a single site in a a single year. And we discovered that using paired images 7 days … Continue reading
Having all the pairs of spring images classified means I can now analyze them! In particular, I’m using these images to get a best estimate for the “start of spring” and the “end of spring”. These are metrics that are … Continue reading
Trees are putting out leaves at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge in North Carolina.
The still waters of Lake Crescent in early spring reflect the surrounding hills and mountains in Olympic National Park, Washington.