Phenological observations are sometimes influenced by extraordinary external influences - a typical example would be late frost or drought. This events can affect the entry times of the following phenological phases. So far there is no uniform standard to report these influences. Nevertheless, we tried to implement a framework to store this information. Ongoing adjustments are very likely.
version: 2020-05-31
affected_flag description
0observation not affected or impairment not known
1notice: phase belongs to next pheno season
10impaired, reason unknown
11impaired by pest/disease
15impaired by climate extreme
16impaired by late frost
17impaired by drought