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Nature's Notebook 2011: Data & participant summary

May 1, 2012

Introduction

The USA National Phenology Network The USA National Phenology Network (USA‐NPN; www.usanpn.org) seeks to engage a diverse range of citizen scientist volunteers, federal, state, and non‐governmental organizations, educators and professional research scientists to collect phenological observations of plants and animals using consistent standards and to contribute their observations to a national data repository. To guide this effort, the USA‐NPN National Coordinating Office (NCO), based in Tucson, Arizona, implemented an online monitoring program for plants and animals, Nature's Notebook, and has developed phenology monitoring protocols and an information management system, which includes the National Phenology Database (NPDb).  We are developing a diversity of materials, tools, techniques, and protocols to assist decision making and education related to ecology, wildlife, human health, ecosystem services, natural resource management, biological conservation, and climate change adaptation.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2012
Title Nature's Notebook 2011: Data & participant summary
DOI
Authors Jherime L. Kellermann, Theresa Crimmins, Ellen G. Denny, Carolyn A.F. Enquist, R. Lee Marsh, Alyssa H. Rosemartin, Jake F. Weltzin
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype Federal Government Series
Series Title USA-NPN Technical Series
Series Number 2012‐001
Index ID 70045179
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization National Phenology Network