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IDENTIFICATION

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Subject

Description "Pheno" as in Phenology: Phenology is the study of seasonal events in habitats. As part of the Phenoclim program we follow the dates of bud-break, flowering and leaf development in the spring; color change and leaf-fall in autumn. Ten species of trees and plants are studied in our area: downy birch, silver birch, ash, hazel, lilac, colt's foot, rowan, primrose, larch and spruce.

"Clim" as in Climate: The Alps are a climate zone of particular interest in the study of climate change since the increase in temperature in this area in the last century was 1.4 degrees as compared to 0.7 degrees worldwide.

Also, the great diversity of microclimates determined by altitude and slope aspect makes this area a particularly rich area of study. A network of Phenoclim temperature stations has been placed at key points throughout the massif. Purpose The seasonal rhythms of living things, especially plants, are entirely dependent on temperature. If the spring temperature is a few degrees higher than normal, plants can begin budding and flowering several weeks earlier than usual. These events can therefore be valuable indicators of the impact of climate change on vegetation. This is what is at stake in the Phenoclim program. ? Research question

TEAM

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Chamonix, France

Project team page http://www.creamontblanc.org/fr/la-crea/qu-est-ce-que-le-crea/ Leader: Daphné Asse, Irène Alvarez Institution: Centre de Recherche pour les Ecosystèmes d’Altitude (CREA) Partner institutions: Contact: Daphné Asse phenoclim@creamontblanc.org

USER TASKS

CONTRIBUTION TYPE: data collection
PARTICIPATION TYPOLOGY: crowdsourcing


GAMING GENRE NONE
GAMING ELEMENTS: NONE

COMPUTING
THINKING
SENSING
GAMING

Tasks description Phénoclim relies on a network of observers spread over all the Alpine peaks between 200 and 2200 m altitude.

  • 10 plants are followed.
  • 3 of each must be observed within an area of 500m, plants must be 5m a part and reach a certain size
  • the site must be described using a list of characteristics
  • Five events are monitored (sprouts (?), leaves, flowers, change of color, falling leaves). During these data collection periods, sites must be visited every 8 days
  • For each of these events, several data must be collected ...

Interaction with objects

Interface

  • Data type to manipulate: observations
  • interface enjoyment:
  • Interface usability:

GUIDANCE

GUIDANCE
  • Tutorial:
  • Peer to peer guidance: Somewhat
  • Training sequence: Somewhat
FEEDBACK ON
  • Individual performance: Somewhat
  • Collective performance: Somewhat
  • Research progress: Somewhat

Feedback and guidance description

COMMUNITY

COMMUNITY TOOLS
  • Communication: website
  • Social Network: N/A
  • Member profiles:: N/A
  • Member profile elements:
NEWS & EVENTS
  • Main news site:
  • Frequency of project news updates: N/A
  • Type of events:
  • Frequency of events :

Community description

  • Community size (volounteers based)
  • Role:
  • Interaction form:
  • Has official community manager(s): yes
  • Has team work N/A
  • Other:
  • Community led additions:


Other information

1 PROJECT

Url:http://www.creamontblanc.org/fr/phenoclim/presentation/
Start date:
End date:


2 TEAM

Official team page:http://www.creamontblanc.org/fr/la-crea/qu-est-ce-que-le-crea/
Leader: Daphné Asse, Irène Alvarez
Institution: Centre de Recherche pour les Ecosystèmes d’Altitude (CREA)

Contact: phenoclim@creamontblanc.org
Main location: Chamonix, France

3 PROJECT DEFINITION


3.1 Subject

Natural sciences > (environment/climate)

3.2 Description

"Pheno" as in Phenology: Phenology is the study of seasonal events in habitats. As part of the Phenoclim program we follow the dates of bud-break, flowering and leaf development in the spring; color change and leaf-fall in autumn. Ten species of trees and plants are studied in our area: downy birch, silver birch, ash, hazel, lilac, colt's foot, rowan, primrose, larch and spruce. "Clim" as in Climate: The Alps are a climate zone of particular interest in the study of climate change since the increase in temperature in this area in the last century was 1.4 degrees as compared to 0.7 degrees worldwide. Also, the great diversity of microclimates determined by altitude and slope aspect makes this area a particularly rich area of study. A network of Phenoclim temperature stations has been placed at key points throughout the massif.

3.3 Purpose.

The seasonal rhythms of living things, especially plants, are entirely dependent on temperature. If the spring temperature is a few degrees higher than normal, plants can begin budding and flowering several weeks earlier than usual. These events can therefore be valuable indicators of the impact of climate change on vegetation. This is what is at stake in the Phenoclim program.

3.4 .

4 ABOUT PARTICIPANT TASKS


4.1 Tasks description.

Phénoclim relies on a network of observers spread over all the Alpine peaks between 200 and 2200 m altitude.

  • 10 plants are followed.
  • 3 of each must be observed within an area of 500m, plants must be 5m a part and reach a certain size
  • the site must be described using a list of characteristics
  • Five events are monitored (sprouts (?), leaves, flowers, change of color, falling leaves). During these data collection periods, sites must be visited every 8 days
  • For each of these events, several data must be collected ...

4.2 .

Grey typology Participation typology Contribution type:
Computing: NO Thinking: NO
Sensing: YES Gaming: NO
Crowdsourcing Distributed intelligence
Participatory science Extreme citizen science
Science outreach
Data collection
Data analysis
Data interpretation --------
Gaming
Genre: Gaming elements:
Interface
Data type to manipulate: observations interface enjoyment:
Interface usability:
Member profiles::N/A
Member profile elements:


5 ABOUT GUIDANCE AND FEEDBACK


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

5.1 .

6 COMMUNITY


Tools News & Events

Communication: website
Social Network: N/A

Main news site:
Frequency of project news updates: N/A
Type of events:
Frequency of events :

Community description

Community size (volounteers based):
Role: Interaction form:
Has official community manager(s): yes
Has team work N/A

Other information about community:
Community led additions:

7 OTHER PROJECT INFORMATION




Plantes au fil des saisons CREA - 2014-03-26.png No [[has completion level::Low]

http://www.creamontblanc.org/fr/la-crea/qu-est-ce-que-le-crea/ Daphné Asse Chamonix, France phenoclim@creamontblanc.org

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Natural sciences environment/climate The seasonal rhythms of living things, especially plants, are entirely dependent on temperature. If the spring temperature is a few degrees higher than normal, plants can begin budding and flowering several weeks earlier than usual. These events can therefore be valuable indicators of the impact of climate change on vegetation. This is what is at stake in the Phenoclim program.

Mountain areas Phénoclim Phénoclim relies on a network of observers spread over all the Alpine peaks between 200 and 2200 m altitude.

  • 10 plants are followed.
  • 3 of each must be observed within an area of 500m, plants must be 5m a part and reach a certain size
  • the site must be described using a list of characteristics
  • Five events are monitored (sprouts (?), leaves, flowers, change of color, falling leaves). During these data collection periods, sites must be visited every 8 days
  • For each of these events, several data must be collected ...

data collection

crowdsourcing observations, other: Thinking: no Computing: no Sensing: yes Gaming: no



yes N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

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yes website N/A



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Bibliography

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Facts about "Phénoclim"
Developed withCitizen science custom software +
Has Haklay typology levelcrowdsourcing +
Has addressChamonix, France +
Has citizen science subject areaenvironment/climate +
Has collective performance feedbackN/A +
Has community manageryes +
Has community toolsWebsite +
Has completion levelLow +
Has contact personDaphné Asse +
Has contact person URLhttp://phenoclim@creamontblanc.org +
Has data types to manipulateobservations +
Has individual performance feedbackN/A +
Has location of activitiesMountain areas +
Has main institutionCentre de Recherche pour les Ecosystèmes d’Altitude (CREA) +
Has member profilesN/A +
Has participant contribution typedata collection +
Has participant task descriptionPhénoclim relies on a network of observers
Phénoclim relies on a network of observers spread over all the Alpine peaks between 200 and 2200 m altitude.
  • 10 plants are followed.
  • 3 of each must be observed within an area of 500m, plants must be 5m a part and reach a certain size
  • the site must be described using a list of characteristics
  • Five events are monitored (sprouts (?), leaves, flowers, change of color, falling leaves). During these data collection periods, sites must be visited every 8 days
  • For each of these events, several data must be collected ...
events, several data must be collected ... +
Has peer to peer guidanceN/A +
Has project access URLhttp://www.creamontblanc.org/fr/phenoclim/presentation/ +
Has project description"Pheno" as in Phenology: Phenology is the
"Pheno" as in Phenology: Phenology is the study of seasonal events in habitats. As part of the Phenoclim program we follow the dates of bud-break, flowering and leaf development in the spring; color change and leaf-fall in autumn.

Ten species of trees and plants are studied in our area: downy birch, silver birch, ash, hazel, lilac, colt's foot, rowan, primrose, larch and spruce.

"Clim" as in Climate: The Alps are a climate zone of particular interest in the study of climate change since the increase in temperature in this area in the last century was 1.4 degrees as compared to 0.7 degrees worldwide.

Also, the great diversity of microclimates determined by altitude and slope aspect makes this area a particularly rich area of study. A network of Phenoclim temperature stations has been placed at key points throughout the massif.
laced at key points throughout the massif. +
Has project namePhénoclim +
Has project news updatesN/A +
Has project purposeThe seasonal rhythms of living things, esp
The seasonal rhythms of living things, especially plants, are entirely dependent on temperature. If the spring temperature is a few degrees higher than normal, plants can begin budding and flowering several weeks earlier than usual. These events can therefore be valuable indicators of the impact of climate change on vegetation. This is what is at stake in the Phenoclim program.
what is at stake in the Phenoclim program. +
Has research progress feedbackN/A +
Has screenshotPlantes au fil des saisons CREA - 2014-03-26.png +
Has social software sitesN/A +
Has subject areaNatural sciences +
Has team leaderDaphné Asse, Irène Alvarez +
Has team linkhttp://www.creamontblanc.org/fr/la-crea/qu-est-ce-que-le-crea/ +
Has team workN/A +
Has training sequenceN/A +
Has tutorials and documentationyes +
Has volonteer computingno +
Has volonteer gamingno +
Has volonteer sensingyes +
Has volonteer thinkingno +
Is openfalse +
Last editionMarch 26, 2014 +