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This proceedings comprises 14 papers presenting the usefulness of dendrochronology in providing information on scientific questions about the past and to help prepare for the future. These papers focused on growth ring chronology of different trees, indicators of mid-Holocene climate variability,...

Author(s)
Helama, S.; Devall, M. S.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2012, 30, 2, pp 67-194
Abstract

We analyzed the impact of drought measured on different time-scales on radial growth of eight tree species during the period 1950-2005 growing across a wide climatic gradient encompassing semiarid Mediterranean woodlands and wet mountain forests in north-eastern Spain. A drought index (standardized ...

Author(s)
Pasho, E.; Camarero, J. J.; Luis, M. de; Vicente-Serrano, S. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 2011, 151, 12, pp 1800-1811
Abstract

In most dendrochronological studies, climate-growth relationships are established on dominant trees to minimize non-climatic signals. However, response to environmental factors may be affected by tree-size, which begs the question of the representativeness of dominant trees on the stand level. To...

Author(s)
Mérian, P.; Lebourgeois, F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2011, 261, 8, pp 1382-1391
Abstract

The objectives of this article are to highlight how extreme climatic events and climate variability influence radial growth of conifers (silver fir, Norway spruce, Scots pine) and how elevation and soil water capacity (SWC) modulate the sensitivity to climate. We sampled 33 stands in France in...

Author(s)
Lebourgeois, F.; Rathgeber, C. B. K.; Ulrich, E.
Publisher
École Nationale du Génie Rural, des Eaux et des Forêts (ENGREF), Nancy, France
Citation
Revue Forestière Française, 2010, 62, 1, pp 7-23
Abstract

Questions: (1) How do extreme climatic events and climate variability influence radial growth of conifers (silver fir, Norway spruce, Scots pine)? (2) How do elevation and soil water capacity (SWC) modulate sensitivity to climate? Location: The sampled conifer stands are in France, in western...

Author(s)
Lebourgeois, F.; Rathgeber, C. B. K.; Ulrich, E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Vegetation Science, 2010, 21, 2, pp 364-376
Abstract

The study presents a new serial pooling method of shifted tree ring blocks for the building of isotope chronologies. This method combines the advantages of traditional 'serial' and 'intertree' pooling, and can be recommended for the construction of sub-regional long isotope chronologies with...

Author(s)
Boettger, T.; Friedrich, M.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis , London, UK
Citation
Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies, 2009, 45, 1, pp 68-80
Abstract

An example of the applicability of dendroclimatological research methods in the study of forest ecosystems is presented, using the dendrochronological series from Vrancea Mountains (LEPA - Pinus sylvestris, LEPB - Abies alba, LEPC - Abies alba), Romania. In the case of the Norway spruce and Silver...

Author(s)
Sidor, C.; Popa, I.
Publisher
Ministerul Industrializării Lemnului și Materialelor de Construcții (MILMC), Oficiul de Informare Documentară, București, Romania
Citation
Revista Pădurilor, 2007, 122, 3, pp 3-8
Abstract

Mediterranean ecosystems have been impacted for millennia by human practices, particularly agricultural and pastoral activities. Since the middle of the nineteenth century, land-use abandonment has lead to scrubland and forest expansion, especially in mountain areas of the northern Mediterranean...

Author(s)
Chauchard, S.; Carcaillet, C.; Guibal, F.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag, New York, USA
Citation
Ecosystems, 2007, 10, 6, pp 936-948
Abstract

Three hundred and seventy-seven tree-ring width site chronologies including all eight principal forest tree species within Central Europe (5° to 15°E; 43° to 53°N) are expressed as Cropper-values and mapped using a Geographical Information System (here after referred to as GIS). Spatial...

Author(s)
Neuwirth, B.; Schweingruber, F. H.; Winiger, M.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, Jena, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2007, 24, 2/3, pp 79-89
Abstract

A dendrochronological analysis of old timbers from the Gold Mine in Złoty Stok, Poland, was conducted. Results of the analysis revealed 15 absolute datings of timbers of two tree species: Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) and fir (Abies alba). The established data fell into four last centuries. The...

Author(s)
Szychowska-Krąpiec, E.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Lésne, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Sylwan, 2005, 149, 12, pp 53-59

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