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Taking the Pulse of Our Planet

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Our Reports

USA-NPN Programmatic Series: Annual Reports & Planning Documents
USA-NPN Technical Series
USA-NPN Education & Engagement Series
USA-NPN Information Sheets
USA-NPN Fact Sheets
USA-NPN Partnership Information Sheets


USA-NPN Programmatic Series: Annual Reports & Planning Documents

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USA-NPN Review Implementation Plan 2016

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2016 Annual Report
(P 2017-001)

2015 Annual Report
(P 2016-001)

2014 Annual Report
(P 2015-001)

2013 Annual Report
(P 2014-002)

2012 Annual Report
(P 2013-001)

2011 Annual Report
(P 2012-001)

2010 Annual Report
(P 2011-003)

2009 Annual Report
(P 2010-001)

USA-NPN Review Implementation Plan 2016
(P 2016-003)

Five-Year Strategic Plan (FY14-FY18)
(P 2014-001)

Review of the USA National Phenology Network (USGS Circular 1411)

Five-Year Education Plan, 2012-2016
(P 2011-005)

Review of the USA-NPN’s Information Management System
(P 2011-004)

Phenology Model Workshop Report
(P 2016-002)

Research Coordination Network Workshop Report
(P 2012‐002)

Agency Information and Listening Session Report
(P 2011-002)

Stakeholders Workshop Report
(P 2011-001)


USA-NPN Technical Series

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Data Product Development Framework and Data Product Catalog, v 1.1
(T 2016-001)

Data Management Plan

USA-NPN Gridded Products Documentation

Observer Retention Strategies
(T 2012-002)

2009 Observer Survey Report
(T 2010-003)

Nature's Notebook 2012: State of the Data
(T 2013-001)

2011 Data Participant Summary
(T 2012-001)

2010 Data Summary
(T 2011-001)

2009 Data Summary
(T 2010-002)

Data Quality Assurance & Quality Control for Nature's Notebook

Supplementary Organismal and Site‐specific Information Collected via Nature's Notebook

USA-NPN Phenology Protocols 
(DOI 10.1007/
s00484-014-
0789-5)

Plant and Animal Phenophase Definitions

 


USA-NPN Education & Engagement Series

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Learn How to Observe Handbook
(EE 2013-001)

Phenology Walk & Trail Guide
(EE 2016-001)

These are the resources you need to begin monitoring individually or with a Group.

Phenophase Primer—
Section 1: "The Phenophases"
 (EE 2016-002)

The Phenophase Primer is being released in three “draft” stages as we continue to work on content for the full Primer. Although section one is considered a "draft" it is mostly complete and can be used in its nearly completed current form.

Botany Primer
(EE 2015-001)

Purchase a hard copy of our Botany Primer for use in the field, OR download the PDF above. Printed booklets are $12.50 per book, not including Shipping and Handling. Mutliple copies may be ordered in batches.
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Phenology Report Guide
(EE 2017-001)
 

Been monitoring for a while and want to share your success? Compile a Phenology Report.

The resources in this series are Open Education Resources and are free to share and use in electronic or print format in a classroom, training, or as presentation material. Please use the citations included within each document if referenced in publication.


 

USA-NPN Information Sheets

Regional Nature's Notebook Fact Sheet cover 

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Nature's Notebook Fact Sheet cover

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Observed Changes in Phenology Across the United States Series

Alaska and the Arctic

Great Plains

Hawai‘i and Pacific Islands

Midwest

Northeast

Pacific   Northwest

Southeast

Southwest

Daily Accumulated Growing Degree Day and Spring Index Maps

Phenology-linked Indicators of Climate Change Impacts on Society and Ecosystems

Phenology as an Indicator of Environmental Variation and Climate Change

Track Plants and Animals with Nature's Notebook 

Nature’s Notebook; Hands-on Learning in the 5th- 12th Grades

Nature’s Notebook in a University Level Course

Nature’s Notebook in your park or natural area

USFWS Phenology Network: A Collaboration Between the USFWS and the USA-NPN

USA-NPN Supports Decision Making

NPS and USA-NPN

USFWS and USA-NPN

Stakeholder Perspectives

Providing National Capacity for Ecological Science and Monitoring


 

USA-NPN Fact Sheets

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The USA National Phenology Network—Taking the Pulse of Our Planet
(USGS Fact Sheet 2011-3023)

Hydrology Phenology and the USA National Phenology Network
(USGS Fact Sheet 2010-3083)


 

USA-NPN Partnership Information Sheets

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USA-NPN and USFWS: Refuge Highlight-Alaska

USA-NPN and USFWS: Refuge Highlight-Caanan NWR

USA-NPN and USFWS: Refuge Highlight-Don Edwards NWR

USA-NPN and USFWS: Refuge Highlight-Midway Atoll NWR

USA-NPN and USFWS: Refuge Highlight-Valle de Oro NWR