Spring plant phenology and false springs in the conterminous US during the 21st century

Highlights Spring onset will occur earlier throughout the conterminous US by the year 2100. Projections of earlier spring onset indicate that recent historical trends may continue, but not everywhere. The averaging of many models canceled out the effects of the simulated internal variability and emphasized the role of greenhouse-forced climate change. Future changes in false … More Spring plant phenology and false springs in the conterminous US during the 21st century