PEP725 Pan European Phenological Database. Elisabeth Koch, Anita Jurkovic, Wolfgang Lipa, Markus Ungersböck, ZAMG Wien und 18 Partner

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1 PEP725 Pan European Phenological Database Elisabeth Koch, Anita Jurkovic, Wolfgang Lipa, Markus Ungersböck, ZAMG Wien und 18 Partner

2 application/results conclusion Motivation 1 Plants are indicators for Climate Change: detection & attribution 2 3 Standardized classification of phenological development stages ONE single, open access to European phenological data coming from different networks 4 end last but not least: continuation of the work done at COST 725

3 intro database application/results conclusion Plants are Climate Change indicators detection & attribution Quelle: Menzel et al., Global Change Biology, 2006

4 intro database application/results conclusion Standardized classification of phenological development BBCH Code Principal Growth Stages Description 0 Germination / sprouting / bud development 1 Leaf development (main shoot) 2 Formation of side shoots / tillering 3 Stem elongation or rosette growth / shoot development (maninshoot) 4 Development of harvestable vegetative plant parts or vegetatively propagated organs / booting (main shoot) 5 Inflorescence emergence (main shoot) / Heading 6 Flowering (main shoot) 7 Development of fruit 8 Ripening or maturity of fruit and seed 9 Senescence beginning of dormancy Quelle: Growth stages of plants. Ed. U- Meier, 1997 BBCH Biologische Bundesanstalt, Bundessortenamt und CHemische Industrie

5 intro database application/results conclusion combination of different data-sources ONE unrestricted open data access end last but not least: Weiterführung der im Rahmen von und

6 application/results conclusion Daten.Bank

7 application/results conclusion Four steps to heaven end last but not least: Weiterführung der im Rahmen von und damit Fortsetzung der in COST 725 begonnenen Anstrengungen

8 application/results Conclusio Daten.Bank

9 application/results conclusio database

10 intro datebase application/results Conclusio database

11 application/results Conclusio database

12 application/results Conclusio database

13 application/results Conclusio database

14 application/results Conclusio stationbrowser

15 applications/results Conclusio Earlier flowering Syringa vulgaris

16 application/results Conclusio Lilac Syringa vulgaris start of flowering compared with compared with

17 application/evaluation Conclusio Horse chestnut Aesculus hippocast. start of flowering compared with compared with

18 application/evaluation Conclusio Longer growing period beech leaf unfolding leaf fall compared with compared with

19 Einleitung Datenbank application/evaluation Conclusio Longer growing period birch leaf unfolding leaf fall compared with compared with

20 application/evaluation Conclusio Trends at one glance

21 intro application/evaluation Conclusio database Conclusion 1.PEP stands for Pan-European Phenodatenbasek is in memory of COST action www.pep725.eu 4.Phenoogical observations are n important Bioindicators for CC follow 2 RSS feeds (PEP725 news, PhenoNews)

22 intro application/evaluation Conclusio database Conclusion. spring is coming and maybe earlier next year

23 Danke für ihre Aufmerksamkeit Symposium zu Ehren von Claudio Defila und François Jeanneret

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