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This proceedings contains six papers discussing the following topics: (i) cyclic variation of residual (CO2 + H2O) and total pressure in conifer stem and woody root tree rings; (ii) the advance of woody and shrub vegetation to the mountains and changes in the composition of tundra communities in...

Publisher
Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Citation
Journal of Siberian Federal University: Biology, 2018, 11, 3, pp 202-284
Abstract

Interrelations of the yield variability of the main crops (wheat, barley, and oats) with hydrothermal regime and growth of conifer trees (Pinus sylvestris and Larix sibirica) in forest-steppes were investigated in Khakassia, South Siberia. An attempt has been made to understand the role and...

Author(s)
Babushkina, E. A.; Belokopytova, L. V.; Shah, S. K.; Zhirnova, D. F.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
International Journal of Biometeorology, 2018, 62, 5, pp 861-871
Abstract

Treeline ecotones are considered early-warning monitors of the effects of climate warming on terrestrial ecosystems, but it is still unclear how tree growth at treeline will track the forecasted temperature rise in these cold environments. Here, we address this issue by analysing and projecting...

Author(s)
Sanchez-Salguero, R.; Camarero, J. J.; Gutiérrez, E.; Gazol, A.; Sangüesa-Barreda, G.; Moiseev, P.; Linares, J. C.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2018, 9, 11, pp 688
Abstract

Global warming will significantly increase transpirational water demand, which could dramatically affect plant physiology and carbon and water budgets. Tree ring δ18O is a potential index of the leaf-to-air vapor-pressure deficit (VPD) and therefore has great potential for long-term climatic...

Author(s)
Liu XiaoHong; Zhang XuanWen; Zhao LiangJu; Xu GuoBao; Wang LiXin; Sun WeiZhen; Zhang QiuLiang; Wang WenZhi; Zeng XiaoMin; Wu GuoJu
Publisher
Wiley, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 2017, 122, 13, pp 6697-6712
Abstract

Improved understanding of climate-growth relationships of multiple species is fundamental to understanding and predicting the response of forest growth to future climate change. Forests are mainly composed of conifers in Northwestern Yunnan Plateau, but variations of growth response to climate...

Author(s)
Zhang Yun; Yin DingCai; Sun Mei; Wang Hang; Tian Kun; Xiao DeRong; Zhang WeiGuo
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2017, 8, 10, pp 377
Abstract

The area covered by boreal forests accounts for ∼16% of the global and 22% of the Northern Hemisphere landmass. Changes in the productivity and functioning of this circumpolar biome not only have strong effects on species composition and diversity at regional to larger scales, but also on the...

Author(s)
Hellmann, L.; Agafonov, L.; Ljungqvist, F. C.; Churakova, O.; Düthorn, E.; Esper, J.; Hülsmann, L.; Kirdyanov, A. V.; Moiseev, P.; Myglan, V. S.; Nikolaev, A. N.; Reinig, F.; Schweingruber, F. H.; Solomina, O.; Tegel, W.; Büntgen, U.
Publisher
Institute of Physics Publishing, Bristol, UK
Citation
Environmental Research Letters, 2016, 11, 7, pp 074021
Abstract

Although European part of Russia is the largest forest-covered part of Europe, dendroclimatic data for high-resolution climate reconstructions are still scarce in this region. Climatic response of 62 tree-ring width chronologies of pine (Pinus sylvestris), spruce (Picea abies, Picea obovata) and...

Author(s)
Matskovsky, V.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Climatology, 2016, 36, 9, pp 3398-3406
Abstract

Fire scars are initiated by cambial necrosis caused by localized lethal heating of the tree stem. Scars develop as part of the linked survival processes of compartmentalization and wound closure. The position of scars within dated tree ring series is the basis for dendrochronological reconstruction ...

Author(s)
Smith, K. T.; Arbellay, E.; Falk, D. A.; Sutherland, E. K.
Publisher
NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 2016, 46, 4, pp 535-542
Abstract

The plasticity of climate-growth relationships of trees is one of the main factors determining the climate-induced changes in forest productivity and composition. In this study, high-frequency variation of tree-ring width (TRW) of four native and three alien tree species and two hybrids of Populus...

Author(s)
Jansons, A.; Matisons, R.; Šenhofa, S.; Katrevičs, J.; Jansons, J.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2016, 40, pp 151-158
Abstract

Studies focused on tree ring-climate relationships usually use linear methods to find the optimal transfer function. In our study, three sites with three different tree species from the Western Balkan region were selected to compare linear and artificial neural network (ANN) nonlinear models and to ...

Author(s)
Jevšenak, J.; Levanič, T.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2016, 40, pp 102-109

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