Annual report of the activities performed in the frame of the PEP725 Optional Programme in 2015.
The main objectives - update of the database, maintenance of the webpage and support to members were achieved. The new feature “real time monitoring of phenological events in the D-A-CH region” was implemented on www.pep725.eu. The number of users and downloads increased again considerably. PEP725 was presented at international and national conferences, PEP725 data was used in papers published in as prominent journals as Nature, PNAS, Global Change Biology as well as in PH thesis. The annual meeting of the members and partners of PEP725 was held during the Phenology2015 conference in October in Kusadasi.