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193 Posts


Natural Environment

Weather
 
73
Ocean / Sea
 
64
Fish
 
43
Land
 
34
Plants / Kelp
 
31
Surface Waters / Wetlands
 
31
Invertebrates
 
28
Air
 
19
Birds
 
19
Marine Mammals
 
19
Land Mammals
 
17
Insects
 
15
Microbes
 
15
Arachnids
 
8
Amphibians
 
6
Reptiles
 
5
Fungi
 
4
Groundwater
 
1

Unusual or Unexpected Event

Extreme Temperature
 
193
Ice / Snow Change
 
54
Death / Die-off / Decline
 
44
Seasonal Timing
 
28
Extreme Precipitation
 
21
Unusual Range / Sighting
 
17
Drought
 
13
Erosion
 
9
Unusual Size / Abundance
 
8
Deformity / Disease / Injury
 
8
Flooding / Draining
 
8
Algal Bloom
 
7
Extreme Wind
 
7
Infestation
 
7
Fire
 
7
Landslide / Avalanche
 
6
Pollution
 
6
Unusual Animal Behavior
 
4
Permafrost Change
 
4
Pathogen
 
3
Rain on Snow
 
2
Sea/Land Level Change
 
2
Earthquake
 
1
Glacier Change
 
1
Storm Surge
 
1
Thunderstorm
 
1
Cyclone / Hurricane
 
1

Impact on Human Environment

Human Health
 
38
Food Security
 
33
Buildings
 
29
Cultural Impact
 
27
Economic Impact
 
27
Sports / Recreation
 
26
Transportation
 
20
Safety
 
16
Fisheries
 
14
Energy
 
12
Water Security
 
11
Agriculture
 
10
Harvest Change
 
8
Aquaculture
 
7
Displacement
 
6
Sanitation
 
6
Forestry
 
3
Air Quality
 
2
Livestock
 
2
Pets
 
2
Burial Site
 
1
Conflict
 
1
Resilience
 
1
Water Management
 
1

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Month

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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Season

SUMMER
 
56
WINTER
 
45
FALL
 
42
SPRING
 
31

Country

United States
 
38
Canada
 
18
Norway
 
10
Iceland
 
8
Russia
 
7
Svalbard and Jan Mayen
 
3
Greenland
 
2
United Kingdom
 
2
Antarctica
 
1
Cape Verde
 
1
Czech Republic
 
1
Finland
 
1
France
 
1
Greece
 
1
Guatemala
 
1
Puerto Rico
 
1
Sweden
 
1