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Flash floods represent one of the most common natural hazards in mountain catchments, and are frequent in Mediterranean environments. As a result of the widespread lack of reliable data on past events, the understanding of their spatio-temporal occurrence and their climatic triggers remains rather...

Author(s)
Ballesteros-Cánovas, J. A.; Rodríguez-Morata, C.; Garófano-Gómez, V.; Rubiales, J. M.; Sánchez-Salguero, R.; Stoffel, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hydrology (Amsterdam), 2015, 529, Part 2, pp 468-479
Abstract

Recreational activities may impose adverse impacts on the environment of natural landscapes and protected areas owing to persistent tourist influx. Here, we use a dendrogeomorphic approach to estimate soil erosion induced by hikers at trails in the Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park...

Author(s)
Bodoque, J. M.; Ballesteros-Cánovas, J. A.; Rubiales, J. M.; Perucha, M. Á.; Nadal-Romero, E.; Stoffel, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
Land Degradation & Development, 2017, 28, 7, pp 2255-2267
Abstract

Water and carbon fluxes in forests are largely related to leaf gas exchange physiology varying across spatiotemporal scales and modulated by plant responses to environmental cues. We quantified the relevance of genetic and phenotypic variation of intrinsic water-use efficiency (WUEi, ratio of net...

Author(s)
Santini, F.; Ferrio, J. P.; Hereș, A. M.; Notivol, E.; Piqué, M.; Serrano, L.; Shestakova, T. A.; Sin, E.; Vericat, P.; Voltas, J.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
European Journal of Forest Research, 2018, 137, 6, pp 863-878
Abstract

Understanding which variables affect forest resilience to extreme drought is key to predict future dynamics under ongoing climate change. In this study, we analyzed how tree resistance, recovery and resilience to drought have changed along three consecutive droughts and how they were affected by...

Author(s)
Serra-Maluquer, X.; Mencuccini, M.; Martínez-Vilalta, J.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Oecologia, 2018, 187, 1, pp 343-354
Abstract

Wood formation is the primary biological process through which carbon is durably sequestered in woody plants, and is thus a major contributor to mitigate climate change. We analyzed the tree growth patterns of four conifer species across the Iberian Peninsula (IP) based on a dense...

Author(s)
Martínez del Castillo, E.; Tejedor, E.; Serrano-Notivoli, R.; Novak, K.; Saz, M. Á.; Longares, L. A.; Luis, M. de
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2018, 9, 7, pp 416

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