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PHOTOS: Volunteers Conduct 'BioBlitz' at MLK Memorial Park - ThisisReno

Phenology in the News - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 20:09

ThisisReno

PHOTOS: Volunteers Conduct 'BioBlitz' at MLK Memorial Park
ThisisReno
TMPF volunteers worked with members of the community from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for the three-hour phenology event in which every animal, insect, and plant in the park was cataloged. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park is not exceptionally large, but a ...

Several Area Events Scheduled to Mark MLK Day - ThisisReno

Phenology in the News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 21:12

ThisisReno

Several Area Events Scheduled to Mark MLK Day
ThisisReno
For more information: https://events.unr.edu/event/martin_luther_king_day_of_service#.WllFGiOZNmA; The Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation holds a “BioBlitz” from 9 a.m. to noon Monday at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park, 305 Coretta Way. Volunteers ...

Botanist enlists citizen scientists - Jackson Hole News&Guide

Phenology in the News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 13:00

Jackson Hole News&Guide

Botanist enlists citizen scientists
Jackson Hole News&Guide
“We're already observing certain species of plants coming out several weeks before Frank Craighead did,” Bloom said. Changes in phenology — the seasonal timing of ecological events like bird migration, fish spawning and leaf emergence — are good ...

The power of indigenous knowledge in strengthening climate resilience - CTA (press release) (blog)

Phenology in the News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 07:27

The power of indigenous knowledge in strengthening climate resilience
CTA (press release) (blog)
These predictions are based on IK practices using several indicators including tree phenology, animal behaviour and astronomical observations, and facilitate the decision-making of local communities to manage and adapt to climate risks. However, as ...

Home and garden notes: Register now for garden symposium - Akron Beacon Journal

Phenology in the News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 15:21

Home and garden notes: Register now for garden symposium
Akron Beacon Journal
Denise Ellsworth will speak about phenology and applications for beekeeping. Free and open to the public. For more information, call Mary Lovin at 330-325-3028. • Summit County Master Gardeners, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 20, Our Lady of Cedars Banquet ...

Full STEAM ahead - Marshall Independent

Phenology in the News - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 23:05

Marshall Independent

Full STEAM ahead
Marshall Independent
Art and science were the primary focus in the first year, followed by phenology — the study of seasons — during the second year. With engineering being the major focus this year, Future City seems to be a logical choice. “Literacy Volunteers started ...

Modeling Vegetation More Accurately Using Satellite Imagery - Newswise (press release)

Phenology in the News - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 13:38

Modeling Vegetation More Accurately Using Satellite Imagery
Newswise (press release)
Doctoral candidate Lan Nguyen processes satellite data, left, using a land surface phenology model and derives a series of fitted parameters and metrics, middle, and then uses that derived information to perform land use/land cover classification ...

Modeling Vegetation More Accurately Using Satellite Imagery - Newswise (press release)

Phenology in the News - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 13:38

Modeling Vegetation More Accurately Using Satellite Imagery
Newswise (press release)
Doctoral candidate Lan Nguyen processes satellite data, left, using a land surface phenology model and derives a series of fitted parameters and metrics, middle, and then uses that derived information to perform land use/land cover classification ...

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Mohonk Preserve volunteer orientations scheduled - The Daily Freeman

Phenology in the News - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 13:17

The Daily Freeman

Mohonk Preserve volunteer orientations scheduled
The Daily Freeman
Visit the website at www.mohonkpreserve.org/volunteer for descriptions for all volunteer activities. Volunteers must register by email at volunteers@mohonkpreserve.org. The following sessions are scheduled — a peregrine watch from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb ...

Mohonk Preserve volunteer orientations scheduled - The Daily Freeman

Phenology in the News - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 13:17

Mohonk Preserve volunteer orientations scheduled
The Daily Freeman
Visit the website at www.mohonkpreserve.org/volunteer for descriptions for all volunteer activities. Volunteers must register by email at volunteers@mohonkpreserve.org. The following sessions are scheduled — a peregrine watch from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb ...

Weaving natural magic for kids at Black Mountain - Noosa News

Phenology in the News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 13:12

Noosa News

Weaving natural magic for kids at Black Mountain
Noosa News
This is the forest school where young children embark on "the wondrous dance between seasons and moons, animals and plants, humans and nature”. From 9.30am-12.30pm at the Natureweavers, whose catchphrase is "inspiring children to make friends with ...

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New insights in climate change and its effect on crop yields - All about feed

Phenology in the News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 02:55

New insights in climate change and its effect on crop yields
All about feed
In addition to replacing the original maize phenology model in CLM with that from the APSIM model, the researchers have made several other innovative improvements in the new model. A new carbon allocation scheme and a grain number simulation scheme ...

Volunteers work with National Park Service to support monarch butterflies at Friendship Hill - Uniontown Herald Standard

Phenology in the News - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 06:51

Uniontown Herald Standard

Volunteers work with National Park Service to support monarch butterflies at Friendship Hill
Uniontown Herald Standard
When Minnesota's project stopped, they began sending data to Nature's Notebook, “a national, online program where amateur and professional naturalists regularly record observations of plants and animals to generate long-term data sets used for ...

Lingering autumn color in Sabino Canyon isn't entirely a good thing - Arizona Daily Star

Phenology in the News - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 19:07

Arizona Daily Star

Lingering autumn color in Sabino Canyon isn't entirely a good thing
Arizona Daily Star
“There's an incredibly clear warming trend where we've had these record warm years,” said David Breshears, a professor of natural resources at the university. “These types of responses — lower stream flow and changing phenology of plants (seasonal ...

Citizen Science Promotes Environmental Engagement - GotScience.org

Phenology in the News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 19:02

GotScience.org

Citizen Science Promotes Environmental Engagement
GotScience.org
One citizen science initiative is ClimateWatch, an Australian phenology program developed by Earthwatch in 2009, which aims to gather information on 185 indicator species of plants, animals, algae, and fungi to detect the impact of climate change (in ...

Predicting the effect of climate change on crop yields - Brinkwire (press release)

Phenology in the News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 15:29

Predicting the effect of climate change on crop yields
Brinkwire (press release)
In addition to replacing the original maize phenology model in CLM with that from the APSIM model, the researchers have made several other innovative improvements in the new model. A new carbon allocation scheme and a grain number simulation scheme ...

Two types of models integrated to predict climate effects on crop yield - Feedstuffs

Phenology in the News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 09:24

Feedstuffs

Two types of models integrated to predict climate effects on crop yield
Feedstuffs
"The original maize model in CLM only has three phenological stages, or life cycles. Some important developmental stages such as flowering are missing, making it impossible to apply some critical stresses, such as water stress or high temperature, at ...

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Satnews Daily - SatNews Publishers

Phenology in the News - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 23:29

SatNews Publishers

Satnews Daily
SatNews Publishers
The phenology of forests can now be captured at better than fortnightly intervals. Using Resourcesat-2 & 2A LISS-III data provides opportunity in rapid forest monitoring and its management and conservation of forest resources. This data shall also help ...

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Predicting the effect of climate change on crop yields - Science Codex

Phenology in the News - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 15:21

Predicting the effect of climate change on crop yields
Science Codex
"Because each has its own strengths and weaknesses, our simple idea is to combine the strengths of both types of models to make a new crop model with improved prediction performance." Guan and his research team implemented and evaluated a new maize ...

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Predicting the effect of climate change on crop yields - EurekAlert (press release)

Phenology in the News - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 09:00

Predicting the effect of climate change on crop yields
EurekAlert (press release)
In addition to replacing the original maize phenology model in CLM with that from the APSIM model, the researchers have made several other innovative improvements in the new model. A new carbon allocation scheme and a grain number simulation scheme ...

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