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In contrast to most high elevation areas, plant growth at Mediterranean mountains is exposed to a summer drought period, which represents an additional climatic constraint to low temperatures. Although arboreal and shrubby conifers coexist at high altitudes, most dendroecological studies have...

Author(s)
García-Cervigón Morales, A. I.; Olano Mendoza, J. M.; Eugenio Gozalbo, M.; Camarero Martínez, J. J.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2012, 30, 4, pp 279-286
Abstract

Knowledge of tree growth/climate response relationships is important to dendroecological studies and dendroclimatic reconstructions, particularly in the Southeastern Coastal Plain where few such studies have been attempted. To this end, we developed tree-ring chronologies of total ring width,...

Author(s)
Henderson, J. P.; Grissino-Mayer, H. D.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, Jena, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2009, 27, 1, pp 31-43
Abstract

In Mediterranean climates trees may go through two periods of dormancy, resulting in special anatomical features such as false rings and other intra-annual density fluctuations (IADFs). In this paper, ring growth and the presence of IADFs were studied in Pinus pinea L. growing in the coastal and...

Author(s)
Campelo, F.; Nabais, C.; Freitas, H.; Gutiérrez, E.
Publisher
EDP Sciences, Les Ulis, France
Citation
Annals of Forest Science, 2007, 64, 2, pp 229-238
Abstract

Future droughts are expected to become more severe and frequent under future climate change scenarios, likely causing widespread tree mortality in the western USA. Coping with an uncertain future requires an understanding of long-term ecosystem responses in areas where prolonged drought is...

Author(s)
Truettner, C.; Anderegg, W. R. L.; Biondi, F.; Koch, G. W.; Ogle, K.; Schwalm, C.; Litvak, M. E.; Shaw, J. D.; Ziaco, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2018, 418, pp 55-62
Abstract

Tree rings have been widely used to reconstruct environmental history, especially water availability, because historical records of streamflow are often limited. In the semiarid southwestern USA, springs provide critical water resources and support biodiversity hotspots, but spring flows are poorly ...

Author(s)
Fuchs, L.; Stevens, L. E.; Fulé, P. Z.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2019, 435, pp 89-96
Abstract

Drought and intraspecific competition in red pine (Pinus resinosa Ait.) stands in Michigan have been implicated as predisposing factors for increased shoot blight risk caused by Diplodia pinea Desm. The overall objective of this study is to examine the interactive effects of drought, other climatic ...

Author(s)
Chhin, S.; O'Brien, J.
Publisher
NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 2015, 45, 12, pp 1757-1767
Abstract

Dendroclimatological research on living Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) trees in the northern part of the Baltic coastal zone in Lithuania has been conducted. Climate impact on the radial growth of Scots pine using multiple regression techniques and detection of pointer years has been investigated....

Author(s)
Vitas, A.
Publisher
Lithuanian Forest Research Institute (Lietuvos Misku Institutas), Kaunas, Lithuania
Citation
Baltic Forestry, 2004, 10, 1, pp 65-71
Abstract

The paper presents the effects of two extreme climatic events on the radial growth of Norway spruce (Picea abies) and stone pine (Pinus cembra) trees in the Calimani Mountains. The dendroclimatological responses to these extreme climatic events were compared using a dendrochronological series for...

Author(s)
Popa, I.; Kern, Z.
Publisher
Ministerul Industrializării Lemnului și Materialelor de Construcții (MILMC), Oficiul de Informare Documentară, București, Romania
Citation
Revista Pădurilor, 2007, 122, 2, pp 23-27
Abstract

Climate warming and increasing aridity may negatively impact forest productivity across southern Europe. A better understanding of growth responses to climate and drought in southernmost populations could provide insight on the vulnerability of those forests to aridification. Here we investigate...

Author(s)
Caminero, L.; Génova, M.; Camarero, J. J.; Sánchez-Salguero, R.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2018, 48, pp 20-29
Abstract

Aims: Drought affected by atmosphere-ocean cycle is a dominant factor influencing tree radial growth of sandy Mongolian pine (Pinus sylvestris var. mongolica) and regional vegetation dynamics in Hulunbuir, China. However, historical droughts and its correlations with tree radial growth and...

Author(s)
Shi ZhongJie; Xu LiHong; Dong LinShui; Gao JiXi; Yang XiaoHui; LüShiHai; Feng ChaoYang; Shang JianXun; Song AiYun; Guo Hao; Zhang Xiao
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Plant Ecology, 2016, 9, 1, pp 51-60

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