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Pine forests provide goods and services crucial to more than ten million people living in the middle-mountains (600-4000 m) of Nepal. These critically important forests are already often overexploited and could be at risk from future climate change. In order to investigate the combined effects of...

Author(s)
Thapa, U. K.; St. George, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2019, 440, pp 12-22
Abstract

Previous research has provided insights into the potential response of growth and water use efficiency to thinning in Mediterranean forests, but little is known about the potential benefits of silviculture for plantations under severe drought stress. We selected two stands of Pinus sylvestris L....

Author(s)
Navarro-Cerrillo, R. M.; Sánchez-Salguero, R.; Rodriguez, C.; Duque Lazo, J.; Moreno-Rojas, J. M.; Palacios-Rodriguez, G.; Camarero, J. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2019, 433, pp 313-324
Abstract

Tree ring science is a new discipline in Bhutan but has contributed substantially to our understanding of climate history and informed sustainable forest management practices in the country. This paper describes dendroecological contributions to the second aspect for Blue Pine using three case...

Author(s)
Dukpa, D.; Cook, E. R.; Krusic, P. J.; Rai, P. B.; Darabant, A.; Tshering, U.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2018, 49, pp 89-93
Abstract

Chir pine (Pinus roxburghii Sarg.) is a common tree species with ecological and economic importance across the subtropical forests of the central Himalayas. However, little is known about its growth response to the recent warming and drying trends observed in this region. Here, we developed a...

Author(s)
Sigdel, S. R.; Binod Dawadi; Camarero, J. J.; Liang ErYuan; Leavitt, S. W.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2018, 9, 6, pp 340
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Question: What are the processes driving regeneration and successional pathways in Pinus contorta subsp. latifolia Douglas ex Loudon forests? Location: Canadian Rockies, Alberta, Canada. Methods: We used five 1-ha long-term permanent plots, dendrochronological stand reconstruction and detailed...

Author(s)
Gendreau-Berthiaume, B.; Macdonald, S. E.; Stadt, J. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Vegetation Science, 2018, 29, 2, pp 213-225
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Management practices since the late 19th century, including fire exclusion and harvesting, have altered the structure of ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Douglas ex P. Lawson & C. Lawson) dominated forests across the western United States. These structural changes have the potential to...

Author(s)
Battaglia, M. A.; Gannon, B.; Brown, P. M.; Fornwalt, P. J.; Cheng, A. S.; Huckaby, L. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2018, 422, pp 147-160
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Tree growth rings from three specimens in two different aged (14- and 77-year old) white pine plantation forests were analyzed for stable carbon isotope ratios to identify both short- and long-term variations in physiological response to changing environmental conditions. Three isotopic (δ13Ccorr)...

Author(s)
McKenzie, S. M.; Slater, G.; Kim SangTae; Pisaric, M. F. J.; Arain, M. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2018, 419/420, pp 197-205
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We produced twentieth century stable isotope data from Pinus sylvestris trees near lakeshores and inland sites in northern Sweden (near Kiruna) and central Sweden (near Stockholm) to evaluate the influence of changing microsite conditions on the climate sensitivity of tree-ring δ13C and δ18O. The...

Author(s)
Esper, J.; Holzkämper, S.; Büntgen, U.; Schöne, B.; Keppler, F.; Hartl, C.; George, S. S.; Riechelmann, D. F. C.; Treydte, K.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Trees: Structure and Function, 2018, 32, 3, pp 855-869
Abstract

Widespread tree mortality caused by forest decline in recent decades has raised concern among forest managers about how to assess forest fuels in these conditions. To investigate this question, we developed and tested an objective, consistent approach to the characterization of canopy fuel metrics...

Author(s)
Romero Ramirez, F. J.; Navarro-Cerrillo, R. M.; Varo-Martínez, M. Á.; Quero, J. L.; Doerr, S.; Hernández-Clemente, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 2018, 68, pp 157-167
Abstract

Understanding and unravelling the direct and indirect effects of ongoing and predicted climate change on the vitality and productivity of Scots pine forests is particularly important for Romania and other parts of eastern Europe, where the species represents an essential ecological and economic...

Author(s)
Sidor, C. G.; Bosela, M.; Büntgen, U.; Vlad, R.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2018, 52, pp 48-56

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