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Human-induced fragmentation affects forest continuity, i.e. availability of a suitable habitat for the target species over a time period. The dependence of wood-inhabiting fungi on landscape level continuity has been well demonstrated, but the importance of local continuity has remained...

Author(s)
Saine, S.; Aakala, T.; Purhonen, J.; Launis, A.; Tuovila, H.; Kosonen, T.; Halme, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2018, 409, pp 757-765
Abstract

Stable carbon isotope ratios (δ13C) in tree rings have been increasingly used as indicators of climatic and ecological processes. However, compared to inter-annual δ13C variability, the factors related to inter-tree and -site variability (i.e., dendroclimatic noise) have attracted less attention....

Author(s)
Helama, S.; Arppe, L.; Hyvönen, J.; Mielikäinen, K.; Oinonen, M.
Publisher
The Geochemical Society of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Geochemical Journal, 2018, 52, 4, pp 287-298
Abstract

Tree-ring maximum latewood density (MXD) records from Fennoscandia have been widely used to infer regional- and hemispheric-scale mean temperature variability. Here, we explore if MXD records can also be used to infer past variability of summer temperature extremes across Fennoscandia. The first...

Author(s)
Zhang Peng; Ionita, M.; Lohmann, G.; Chen DeLiang; Linderholm, H. W.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Climate Dynamics, 2017, 49, 7/8, pp 2721-2736
Abstract

Investigation of the relationship between tree-ring stable carbon isotope composition (δ13C) and environmental variables at the intra-seasonal scale can inform on the understanding of the environmental forcing affecting trees during the active period of radial growth. Recent progress in the...

Author(s)
Soudant, A.; Loader, N. J.; Bäck, J.; Levula, J.; Kljun, N.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 2016, 224, pp 17-29
Abstract

Hydroclimatological extremes, such as droughts and floods, are expected to increase in frequency and intensity with global climate change. An improved knowledge of its natural variability and the underlying physical mechanisms for changes in the hydrological cycle will help understand the response...

Author(s)
Seftigen, K.; Björklund, J.; Cook, E. R.; Linderholm, H. W.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Climate Dynamics, 2015, 44, 11/12, pp 3141-3154
Abstract

It has been suggested that maximum latewood density (MXD) should be used instead of tree-ring width (TRW) data to reconstruct post-volcanic cooling effects. A thorough assessment of high frequency signals and potentially differing memory effects in long MXD and TRW chronologies, in response to...

Author(s)
Esper, J.; Schneider, L.; Smerdon, J. E.; Schöne, B. R.; Büntgen, U.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2015, 35, pp 62-70
Abstract

Tree-ring data of individual trees show lifelong biological trends as a function of cambial age. The compilation of a tree-ring chronology entails standardization (detrending) of the series. Tree-ring standardization commonly derives detrended series of dimensionless tree-ring data that are devoid...

Author(s)
Helama, S.
Publisher
Society of American Foresters, Bethesda, USA
Citation
Forest Science, 2015, 61, 5, pp 817-828
Abstract

Tree-ring chronologies are commonly extended back in time by combining samples from living trees with relict material preserved in man-made structures or natural archives (e.g. lakes). Although spatially close, these natural archives and living-tree-sites often comprise different micro-climates....

Author(s)
Düthorn, E.; Schneider, L.; Konter, O.; Schön, P.; Timonen, M.; Esper, J.
Publisher
Finnish Society of Forest Science, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Silva Fennica, 2015, 49, 1, pp 1220
Abstract

Cell-anatomical studies are a fast growing branch of dendrochronology, since they promise additional environmental proxy information with high temporal resolution. It is unclear, however, how many radial files of tracheids have to be considered to establish reliable wood anatomical time series for...

Author(s)
Seo JeongWook; Smiljanić, M.; Wilmking, M.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2014, 32, 3, pp 205-209
Abstract

Effects of climatic factors on tree growth are usually determined by analysis of various tree-ring parameters thus focusing on secondary growth. Relationships between climatic factors and height (primary) growth of trees, which is important parameter in forestry and has been linked with geography...

Author(s)
Jansons, A.; Matisons, R.; Baumanis, I.; Puriņa, L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2013, 306, pp 185-191

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