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IDENTIFICATION

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Description Every plant tells a story. Whether you have an afternoon, a few weeks, a season, or a whole year, you can make an important contribution to better understand changing climates in your area. Our web site provides everything you need to get outside, make reports, and share what you find with others. Sign up and start making Project BudBurst observations today. We are looking forward to learning more about the stories your plants can tell.

Simply register, select a plant(s), make regular observations of your plants throughout the seasons and submit your data. By choosing this approach, you benefit from having permanent site records that can be compared from year to year.

If you are traveling, planning a hike, or can't make regular visits to a site, Single Reports may be the right approach for you. Register, select a plant, make a one-time observation of your plant, and submit your data. Purpose We are a network of people across the United States who monitor plants as the seasons change. We are a national field campaign designed to engage the public in the collection of important ecological data based on the timing of leafing, flowering, and fruiting of plants (plant phenophases). Project BudBurst participants make careful observations of these plant phenophases. The data are being collected in a consistent manner across the country so that scientists can use the data to learn more about the responsiveness of individual plant species to changes in climate locally, regionally, and nationally. Thousands of people from all 50 states have participated. Project BudBurst began in 2007 in response to requests from people like you who wanted to make a meaningful contribution to understanding changes in our environment. ? Research question We make our data freely available to all in several formats on the View Results page. The data is currently being used by scientists and educators in the Project BudBurst network. The bigger question is what can YOU do with the data? We would like to know what data you think would be useful and how you would like to use it. Share your ideas at budburstinfo@neoninc.org Project BudBurst data is freely available for anyone to download and use. The data is provided by thousands of observers from across the country. If you use data submitted by Project BudBurst observers for analysis, reports, or presentations, we ask that you link to our Community Attribution page to recognize the efforts of our dedicated volunteers.

TEAM

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USER TASKS

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GUIDANCE

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COMMUNITY

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Other information

1 PROJECT

Url:http://budburst.org/
Start date:
End date: Still open


2 TEAM

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3 PROJECT DEFINITION


3.1 Subject

Natural sciences > biology (environment/climate)

3.2 Description

Every plant tells a story. Whether you have an afternoon, a few weeks, a season, or a whole year, you can make an important contribution to better understand changing climates in your area. Our web site provides everything you need to get outside, make reports, and share what you find with others. Sign up and start making Project BudBurst observations today. We are looking forward to learning more about the stories your plants can tell. Simply register, select a plant(s), make regular observations of your plants throughout the seasons and submit your data. By choosing this approach, you benefit from having permanent site records that can be compared from year to year. If you are traveling, planning a hike, or can't make regular visits to a site, Single Reports may be the right approach for you. Register, select a plant, make a one-time observation of your plant, and submit your data.

3.3 Purpose.

We are a network of people across the United States who monitor plants as the seasons change. We are a national field campaign designed to engage the public in the collection of important ecological data based on the timing of leafing, flowering, and fruiting of plants (plant phenophases). Project BudBurst participants make careful observations of these plant phenophases. The data are being collected in a consistent manner across the country so that scientists can use the data to learn more about the responsiveness of individual plant species to changes in climate locally, regionally, and nationally. Thousands of people from all 50 states have participated. Project BudBurst began in 2007 in response to requests from people like you who wanted to make a meaningful contribution to understanding changes in our environment.

3.4 Research question.

We make our data freely available to all in several formats on the View Results page. The data is currently being used by scientists and educators in the Project BudBurst network. The bigger question is what can YOU do with the data? We would like to know what data you think would be useful and how you would like to use it. Share your ideas at budburstinfo@neoninc.org Project BudBurst data is freely available for anyone to download and use. The data is provided by thousands of observers from across the country. If you use data submitted by Project BudBurst observers for analysis, reports, or presentations, we ask that you link to our Community Attribution page to recognize the efforts of our dedicated volunteers.

4 ABOUT PARTICIPANT TASKS


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Crowdsourcing Distributed intelligence
Participatory science Extreme citizen science
Science outreach
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5 ABOUT GUIDANCE AND FEEDBACK


Guidance Feedback on
Tutorial and documentation: SOMEWHAT
Training sequence: SOMEWHAT
Peer to peer guidance: SOMEWHAT
individual performance: Somewhat
collective performance: Somewhat
research progress: Somewhat

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6 COMMUNITY


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7 OTHER PROJECT INFORMATION




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Yes biology Natural sciences environment/climate We are a network of people across the United States who monitor plants as the seasons change. We are a national field campaign designed to engage the public in the collection of important ecological data based on the timing of leafing, flowering, and fruiting of plants (plant phenophases). Project BudBurst participants make careful observations of these plant phenophases. The data are being collected in a consistent manner across the country so that scientists can use the data to learn more about the responsiveness of individual plant species to changes in climate locally, regionally, and nationally. Thousands of people from all 50 states have participated. Project BudBurst began in 2007 in response to requests from people like you who wanted to make a meaningful contribution to understanding changes in our environment. We make our data freely available to all in several formats on the View Results page. The data is currently being used by scientists and educators in the Project BudBurst network. The bigger question is what can YOU do with the data? We would like to know what data you think would be useful and how you would like to use it. Share your ideas at budburstinfo@neoninc.org Project BudBurst data is freely available for anyone to download and use. The data is provided by thousands of observers from across the country. If you use data submitted by Project BudBurst observers for analysis, reports, or presentations, we ask that you link to our Community Attribution page to recognize the efforts of our dedicated volunteers.

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Every plant tells a story. Whether you have an afternoon, a few weeks, a season, or a whole year, you can make an important contribution to better understand changing climates in your area. Our web site provides everything you need to get outside, make reports, and share what you find with others. Sign up and start making Project BudBurst observations today. We are looking forward to learning more about the stories your plants can tell.

Simply register, select a plant(s), make regular observations of your plants throughout the seasons and submit your data. By choosing this approach, you benefit from having permanent site records that can be compared from year to year.

If you are traveling, planning a hike, or can't make regular visits to a site, Single Reports may be the right approach for you. Register, select a plant, make a one-time observation of your plant, and submit your data.
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We are a network of people across the United States who monitor plants as the seasons change. We are a national field campaign designed to engage the public in the collection of important ecological data based on the timing of leafing, flowering, and fruiting of plants (plant phenophases). Project BudBurst participants make careful observations of these plant phenophases. The data are being collected in a consistent manner across the country so that scientists can use the data to learn more about the responsiveness of individual plant species to changes in climate locally, regionally, and nationally. Thousands of people from all 50 states have participated. Project BudBurst began in 2007 in response to requests from people like you who wanted to make a meaningful contribution to understanding changes in our environment.
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Has research progress feedbackN/A +
Has research questionWe make our data freely available to all i
We make our data freely available to all in several formats on the View Results page. The data is currently being used by scientists and educators in the Project BudBurst network. The bigger question is what can YOU do with the data? We would like to know what data you think would be useful and how you would like to use it. Share your ideas at budburstinfo@neoninc.org Project BudBurst data is freely available for anyone to download and use. The data is provided by thousands of observers from across the country. If you use data submitted by Project BudBurst observers for analysis
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Last editionNovember 7, 2013 +