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In the last years, large-scale mass forest withering and dieback have been reported for Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) across eastern Europe, particularly in Romania. In these regions, the climate models forecast an increase in intensity and frequency of extreme climate events such as drought....

Author(s)
Sidor, C. G.; Camarero, J. J.; Popa, I.; Badea, O.; Apostol, E. N.; Vlad, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2019, 678, pp 721-727
Abstract

Plants' carbon uptake and allocation to different biomass compartments is an important process for both wood production and climate mitigation. Measurements of the net ecosystem carbon dioxide exchange between ecosystems and the atmosphere provide insights into the processes of photosynthesis,...

Author(s)
Lagergren, F.; Jönsson, A. M.; Linderson, H.; Lindroth, A.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Trees: Structure and Function, 2019, 33, 3, pp 765-776
Abstract

Fire has been shown to shape successional pathways and dynamics of forest vegetation. However, its role in European hemiboreal forests remains poorly understood. Here we provide the first annually resolved reconstruction of fire history from the Eastern Baltic Sea region, developed in the...

Author(s)
Kitenberga, M.; Drobyshev, I.; Elferts, D.; Matisons, R.; Adamovics, A.; Katrevics, J.; Niklasson, M.; Jansons, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2019, 441, pp 192-201
Abstract

Previous research has provided insights into the potential response of growth and water use efficiency to thinning in Mediterranean forests, but little is known about the potential benefits of silviculture for plantations under severe drought stress. We selected two stands of Pinus sylvestris L....

Author(s)
Navarro-Cerrillo, R. M.; Sánchez-Salguero, R.; Rodriguez, C.; Duque Lazo, J.; Moreno-Rojas, J. M.; Palacios-Rodriguez, G.; Camarero, J. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2019, 433, pp 313-324
Abstract

The aim of this study was to compare the climatic responses of three tree rings proxies: tree ring width (TRW), maximum latewood density (MXD), and blue intensity (BI). For this study, 20 cores of Pinus sylvestris covering the period 1886-2015 were extracted from living non-damaged trees from the...

Author(s)
Nagavciuc, V.; Roibu, C. C.; Ionita, M.; Mursa, A.; Cotos, M. G.; Popa, I.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2019, 54, pp 56-63
Abstract

Hitherto, there are only few studies that have analysed the variation of P contents in individual tree rings to reconstruct fluctuations in soil P availability. Therefore, this pilot study aimed to assess the relationship between changes in P content in tree rings and known changes in soil P...

Author(s)
Kohler, M.; Niederberger, J.; Wichser, A.; Bierbass, P.; Rötzer, T.; Spiecker, H.; Bauhus, J.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2019, 54, pp 11-19
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Climatic changes and weather extremes are causing shifts in distribution of tree species, affecting productivity of forests. With the northwards advance of deciduous species in Northern Europe, Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) is predicted to decrease survival and productivity. Nevertheless, Scots...

Author(s)
Matisons, R.; Jansone, D.; Elferts, D.; Adamovičs, A.; Schneck, V.; Jansons, A¯.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2019, 54, pp 1-10
Abstract

Climate condtions constitute some of the main factors affecting variation in annual tree-ring growth. However other exogenous processes including geomorphic activity can affect substantially the rate of tree growth. Currently little is known on how human activity such as trampling affects tree...

Author(s)
Matulewski, P.; Buchwal, A.; Makohonienko, M.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2019, 54, pp 78-86
Abstract

A unique remnant of forest dating back to the period 9733-7897 yr BC and consisting of hundreds of tree bases was discovered in the Czech Republic. We aimed to reveal the complex disturbance history of this (sub)fossil forest using dendrochronology, and to describe its detailed plant species...

Author(s)
Šamonil, P.; Moravcová, A.; Pokorný, P.; Žáčková, P.; Kašpar, J.; Vašíčková, I.; Daněk, P.; Novák, J.; Hájková, P.; Adam, D.; Leuschner, H. H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2018, 507, pp 81-96
Abstract

An attempt is made to identify the response of forest stands to recent climate change in the north of the European part of Russia using the series of Scots pine linear increments. These series are a useful instrument for assessing the spatial variability of internode growth parameters during short...

Author(s)
Chernogaeva, G. M.; Kuhta, A. E.
Publisher
Allerton Press, Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Russian Meteorology and Hydrology, 2018, 43, 6, pp 418-424

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