Category Archives: Weather and Climate

Flowering Time and Temperature Variation

I have been at this for some time with Ben VanderWeide, and hopefully we are nearing publication. The focus of most work to date that studies how variation in temperature affects when things flower has focused on species that flower … Continue reading

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What the January?

I feel like I blog as much about weather as I do about ecology, but the craziness on the plains is impossible to ignore. Today Topeka, KS surpassed its record high for the MONTH of January. It was 75 degrees. … Continue reading

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Drought

I am wrapping up my field work this month and next, and things are looking a lot different than they have any time in the last four years. The drought is epic. I’m not old, but I’ve never seen things … Continue reading

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