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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

Background: The main objective of this study was to examine the climatic sensitivity of the radial growth response of 13 eastern white pine (Pinus strobus L.) provenances planted at seven test sites throughout the northern part of the species' native distribution in eastern North America. Methods:...

Author(s)
Chhin, S.; Zalesny, R. S., Jr.; Parker, W. C.; Brissette, J.
Publisher
SpringerOpen, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Forest Ecosystems, 2018, 5, 18, pp (13 March 2018)
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 are among the best sources of proxy data for reconstructing past climatic records. In this study we explore for the first time what type of climatic signals can be reconstructed from stone pine (Pinus pinea L.) based on tree-rings from central Italy (Roman coast). Samples from 112 stone...

Author(s)
Mazza, G.; Sarris, D.
Publisher
Forestry Research Centre, Arezzo, Italy
Citation
Annals of Silvicultural Research, 2018, 42, 2, pp 68-78
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

Long-term paleoclimatic variability based on high-resolution proxy records, such as tree-ring data, are scarce for the XiaoXing Anling Mountains of China. We developed a new tree-ring width chronology from Korean pine (Pinus koraiensis) spanning the period 1667-2015. Climate-growth correlation...

Author(s)
Yu Jian; Zhou Guang; Liu QiJing
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2018, 495, pp 13-23
Abstract

Pinus lumholtzii is widely distributed in the Western Sierra Madre. It grows mainly in rocky outcrop sites; therefore, its annual growth rings may be sensitive to climatic variables. Ring-width chronologies of Pinus lumholtzii from sites in southern Durango were developed in order to analyze its...

Author(s)
González Elizondo, M.; González Elizondo, M. del S.; Villanueva Díaz, J.; Cerano Paredes, J.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agricolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Forestales, 2017, 8, 42, pp 28-54
Abstract

Different tree species growing in the same area may have different, or even contrasting growth responses to climate change. Korean pine (Pinus koraiensis) and Mongolia oak (Quercus mongolica) are two crucial tree species in temperate forest ecosystems. Six tree-ring chronologies for Korean pine and ...

Author(s)
Lyu ShanNa; Wang XiaoChun; Zhang YuanDong; Li ZongShan
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2017, 45, pp 113-122
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

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