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Dendrochronology

Covering all aspects of dendrochronology and dendroclimatology

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Abstract

Planted even-aged forests dominated by Norway spruce (Picea abies) progressively replaced mixed natural forests in large parts of Central Europe during past centuries due to the productivity-motivated preferences of forest owners. These managed forests have become vulnerable to climate change,...

Authors
Tumajer, J.; Altman, J.; Štěpánek, P.; Treml, V.; Doležal, J.; Cienciala, E.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V.
Publication
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 2017, 247, pp 56-64
Abstract

Geomorphic processes driven by water are particularly active in mountain environments, especially under the current climate conditions. Erosion and dissolution processes shape meaningful landforms, in different kinds of deposits and rocks, and in some cases they are classified as geomorphosites....

Authors
Bollati, I.; Pellegrini, M.; Reynard, E.; Pelfini, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Catena, 2017, 158, pp 321-339
Abstract

This paper reports from a survey of the occurrence of large avalanches in Żleb Żandarmerii. This couloir is known to be one of the most hazardous avalanche paths in the Tatra Mountains and has one of the longest histories of avalanche observation. This survey looked at the runout distance, return...

Authors
Gądek, B.; Kaczka, R. J.; Rączkowska, Z.; Rojan, E.; Casteller, A.; Bebi, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Catena, 2017, 158, pp 201-212
Abstract

Fire is a major disturbance affecting forests worldwide with significant economic, social, and ecological impacts. The southernmost forests on Earth extend continuously along the Andes from mid- to subantarctic latitudes in South America. In this region, warming and drying trends since the mid-20th...

Authors
Mundo, I. A.; Villalba, R.; Veblen, T. T.; Kitzberger, T.; Holz, A.; Paritsis, J.; Ripalta, A.
Publisher
Wiley
Publication
Ecosphere, 2017, 8, 9, pp e01932
Abstract

The western spruce budworm (Choristoneura occidentalis occidentalis Freeman) is recognized as the most ecologically and economically damaging defoliator in western North America. Synchronous western spruce budworm outbreaks can occur over much of a host species' range, causing widespread limb and...

Authors
Ellis, T. M.; Flower, A.
Publisher
NRC Research Press
Publication
Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 2017, 47, 9, pp 1266-1277
News Article

As the main cause of deforestation, illegal logging has been notoriously difficult to monitor due to inadequate forest policies, legislation and weak...

Date
August 2017
Authors
Stephanie Cole
Miscellaneous

This is Document Série FORAFRI No. 15. It presents the results of diameter increment studies of ayous (Triplochiton scleroxylon) and sapele (Entandrophragma cylindricum). Measurements were made in natural forest plots in the Sangha Mbaere region of the Central African Republic. Results are compared...

Authors
Détienne, P.; Oyono, F.; Durrieu de Madron, L.; Demarquez, B.; Nasi, R.
Publisher
Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement (CIRAD)
Publication
Gestion durable des forêts denses d'Afrique centrale et occidentale: Un panorama du projet FORAFRI., 2003, pp 36 pp.
AbstractFull Text

Iberian temperate forests are distributed along the boundary between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean biogeographical regions, and represent the south-western range edges of diverse European broadleaved deciduous tree species. Trees growing at the boundary between Atlantic and Mediterranean...

Authors
Rozas, V.; Olano, J. M.
Publisher
Institute of Dendrology, Polish Academy of Sciences
Publication
Dendrobiology, 2017, 77, pp 65-75

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