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Kilpisjärvi Biological Station
Käsivarrentie 14622
FIN-99490 Kilpisjärvi
phone +358-294140340
bio-kilpis (at)

Office in Helsinki:
Kilpisjärvi Biological Station/
Antero Järvinen
P.O. Box 17 (Arkadiankatu 7)
FIN-00014 University of Helsinki
puh.+ 358-( 0)40-5034473
antero.jarvinen (at)

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Phenologycamera-project is a joint project between SCANNET field stations. Principal aim of the project is to follow phenological changes in the landscape. So far, these kind of cameras are installed in Sweden, Finland and Greenland (Denmark). Camera takes either one or two images per day throughout the year. Camera in placed on the roof of the Biological Station.

A year at Kilpisjärvi - a short movie based on images taken by phenologycamera

Camera itself is in a weather-proof box and mounted on a stable monopod.

A sample picture taken by phenologycamera on 10 March 2011. Fjell Pikku-Malla on the right, fjells of Sweden and Norway ahead.