East Asia

  • Xiaoqiu ChenEmail author


Phenological observations and research have a long history in East Asia. Countrywide phenological networks have been established mostly by national meteorological administrations or agencies during 1950s to 1980s. Since 2000, phenological research has made significant progress in China, Japan, and South Korea. The recent network-related research focuses mainly on three aspects: first, the temporal and spatial variation of plant phenology and its responses to climate change at individual and community levels by means of statistical methods; second, the effect of genetic diversity on phenological responses to climate change; and third, identification and extrapolation of the vegetation growing season on the basis of plant community phenology and satellite data.


Normalize Difference Vegetation Index Onset Date Phenological Data Phenological Event China Meteorological Administration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Urban and Environmental SciencesPeking UniversityBeijingChina

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