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Dr. John W. Jones
Research Geographer
jwjones@usgs.gov
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PHENOLOGY HOME
Same location for winter, spring, summer, and fall.
A stunning view of what the Phenocam
captures on a daily basis throughout the
year.





    What is phenology?         
Phenology is the study of the influence of climate on the timing of biological events, such as annual plant flowering and seasonal bird migration. These events are partially driven by changes in temperature and precipitation; therefore, phenology studies how these events may reflect changes in climate. Since events are partially driven by shifts in temperature and precipitation, studying phenology can provide insights into changes in climate.



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