Hot climates to see more variability in tree leafing as temperatures rise

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 10:40 in Earth & Climate

The researchers examined satellite imagery, air temperature data and phenology (plant life cycle) models for 85 large cities and their surrounding rural areas from 2001 through 2014 to better understand changes in tree leaf emergence, also called budburst, on a broad scale across the United States. The study can help scientists improve their modeling of the potential impacts of future warming.

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