Podcast


Nature’s Notebook: Exploring the Pace of the Planet from Your Own Backyard

Nature’s Notebook: Exploring the Pace of the Planet from Your Own Backyard 04/06/2011
Learn the science behind bloom time and how your own observations of cherry blossoms and other dynamic life cycles in nature –or phenology – can help scientists monitor climate change and examine shifts in nature’s calendar. Jake F. Weltzin, US Geological Survey Ecologist and Executive Director of the USA National Phenology Network discusses how scientists use information about phenology to better understand the delicate interaction between plants and animals, climate change, and environmental health.

Download Original File: Weltzin.mp3
View Transcript