Citizen monitoring: how to participate in monitoring system
Consider lending a hand to scientists by observing the world around you and reporting what you spot. Information that you and your students will collect as observers in monitoring programme can be used in numerous investigative studies and are a foundation of the comprehensive climatological study. This data are increasing in importance as the world faces more challenges posed by climate change. Those challenges include: higher temperatures, prolongation of warm seasons, more frequent storms, floods, droughts, and other forms of natural disasters. Even slight change in air temperature and precipitation can upset the delicate balance of ecosystems, and affect plants and animals that inhabit them. Rising temperatures and changing patterns of precipitation are influencing for example time and place of particular plant species occurrence.