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An attempt is made to identify the response of forest stands to recent climate change in the north of the European part of Russia using the series of Scots pine linear increments. These series are a useful instrument for assessing the spatial variability of internode growth parameters during short...

Author(s)
Chernogaeva, G. M.; Kuhta, A. E.
Publisher
Allerton Press, Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Russian Meteorology and Hydrology, 2018, 43, 6, pp 418-424
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

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

Forest and woodland ecosystems play a crucial role in the global carbon cycle and may be strongly affected by changing climate. Here, we use an individual-based approach to model piñon pine (Pinus edulis) radial growth responses to climate across gradients of environmental stress. We sampled piñon...

Author(s)
Redmond, M. D.; Kelsey, K. C.; Urza, A. K.; Barger, N. N.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecosphere, 2017, 8, 3, pp e01681
Abstract

To explore the relationship of long-term drought variations with climate warming, the relative humidity from April to September (RH49) in eastern Inner Mongolia was reconstructed based on tree-ring width over the past 135 years. There was also good correlation between the ring-width index and the...

Author(s)
Sun Bo; Liu Yu; Lei Ying; Guo LingXia
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2017, 42, pp 73-79
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

Rises in atmospheric carbon dioxide (atmCO2) levels are known to stimulate photosynthesis and increase intrinsic water-use efficiency (iWUE) in trees. Stand-level increases in iWUE depend on the physiological response of dominant species to increases in atmCO2, while tree-level response to...

Author(s)
Dietrich, R.; Bell, F. W.; Silva, L. C. R.; Cecile, A.; Horwath, W. R.; Anand, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 2016, 121, 10, pp 2761-2774

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