Type of activity

  • Fieldwork

Registration of

  • Seasonal changes in nature


  • Notebook
  • Camera
  • Binoculars
  • GPS

Phenology of the North Calotte is an initiative aimed at stimulating schools to actively take part in nature observations and registrations. Phenology is about observing temporal changes in nature and registering what happens at different seasons. Phenology data contribute to increased ecological knowledge and is also useful when studying climate changes and traditional use of nature resources.

Learning objective

Yearly gather phenological data and understand the relationship between the climate and natural cycles. To contribute to a phenology database for a larger region for use to examine regional as well as temporal differences in phenological events.

The data contributed by participants are available on the results section of this project and can be used for comparisons across years and regions.

School N 2, Kandalaksja
Kandalaksha:sea (Murmanskaya oblast, Russia)
2017-06-29 Flowering cowberry
2017-08-07 Ripening dwarf cornel
2017-06-18 Flowering dwarf cornel
2017-06-26 Flowering rowan
2017-07-31 Ripening cloudberry
2017-06-18 Flowering cloudberry
2017-06-19 Flowering labrador-tea
2017-08-12 Ripening bilberry
2017-06-20 Flowering bilberry
2017-06-15 Flowering downy birch
2017-06-07 Flowering globe flower
2017-06-16 First bite mosquito
School N 2, Kandalaksja
Kandalaksha:sea (Murmanskaya oblast, Russia)
2017-07-15 Flowering rosebay willowherb
School N 4,Terskyi
Umba, Terskyi (Murmanskaya oblast, Russia)
2017-07-11 Flowering cowberry
2017-07-08 Flowering rowan
2017-07-02 Flowering cloudberry
2017-06-24 Flowering bilberry
2017-06-30 Flowering globe flower
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Africanda school ¹1
Murmanskaya oblast, Russia
Registrations: 1 show
Last reg.: 2004-12-24
Alta oppvekstkontor
Finnmark, Norway
Registrations: 150 show
Last reg.: 2015-09-12
Alta ungdomsskole
Finnmark, Norway
Registrations: 184 show
Last reg.: 2015-05-31
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  • School N 11, Rajakoski09.11.2016
  • Vestre Jakobselv skole28.10.2016
  • School ¹20, Nickel24.09.2016
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