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The aim of this study was to compare the climatic responses of three tree rings proxies: tree ring width (TRW), maximum latewood density (MXD), and blue intensity (BI). For this study, 20 cores of Pinus sylvestris covering the period 1886-2015 were extracted from living non-damaged trees from the...

Author(s)
Nagavciuc, V.; Roibu, C. C.; Ionita, M.; Mursa, A.; Cotos, M. G.; Popa, I.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2019, 54, pp 56-63
Abstract

Ongoing climate change strongly affects high-elevation environments in the European Alps, influencing the cryosphere and the biosphere and causing widespread retreat of glaciers and changes in biomes. Nevertheless, high-elevation areas often lack long meteorological series, and global datasets...

Author(s)
Cerrato, R.; Salvatore, M. C.; Gunnarson, B. E.; Linderholm, H. W.; Carturan, L.; Brunetti, M.; Blasi, F. de; Baroni, C.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2019, 53, pp 22-31
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Longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) ring width is associated with temperature and precipitation throughout its range, yet intrasite comparisons of climate and ring growth are limited and have not examined interior (i.e., Montane vs. Piedmont) populations. Here, we investigated remnant stands of...

Author(s)
Mitchell, T. J.; Patterson, T. W.; Knapp, P. A.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Trees: Structure and Function, 2019, 33, 2, pp 615-620
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Climate affects wood formation with consequences for the functioning and survival of trees. Since tree-rings tissues (i.e., earlywood and latewood) are formed at different time in the season, the impact of climate change might differently affect their functions. In this study, we combine...

Author(s)
Arzac, A.; Babushkina, E. A.; Fonti, P.; Slobodchikova, V.; Sviderskaya, I. V.; Vaganov, E. A.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2018, 49, pp 1-8
Abstract

To assess past climate variability in west-central Scandinavia, a new 972-year-long temperature reconstruction, based on adjusted delta blue intensity (ΔBIadj), was created. Presently, it is the longest blue intensity chronology in Fennoscandia and the third longest in the northern hemisphere....

Author(s)
Fuentes, M.; Salo, R.; Björklund, J.; Seftigen, K.; Zhang Peng; Gunnarson, B.; Aravena, J. C.; Linderholm, H. W.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Holocene, 2018, 28, 2, pp 254-266
Abstract

Fungal dynamics are a key component of forest ecosystem functioning. Understanding the links between stand dynamics and mushroom productivity together with the impact of anthropogenic disturbance (i.e., forest management) is necessary to provide further insight into plant-soil interactions in...

Author(s)
Collado, E.; Camarero, J. J.; Martínez de Aragón, J.; Pemán, J.; Bonet, J. A.; de-Miguel, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2018, 422, pp 223-232
Abstract

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
Abstract

Background and Aims: Mediterranean trees have patterns of cambial activity with one or more pauses per year, leading to intra-annual density fluctuations (IADFs) in tree rings. We analysed xylogenesis (January 2015-January 2016) in Pinus pinea L. and Arbutus unedo L., co-occurring at a site on Mt....

Author(s)
Balzano, A.; Čufar, K.; Battipaglia, G.; Merela, M.; Prislan, P.; Aronne, G.; Micco, V. de
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Botany, 2018, 121, 6, pp 1231-1242
Abstract

Drought stress causes a reduction in tree growth and forest productivity, which could be aggravated by climate warming and defoliation due to moth outbreaks. We investigate how European gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar dispar L., Lepidoptera: Erebidae) outbreak and related climate conditions affected...

Author(s)
Camarero, J. J.; Álvarez-Taboada, F.; Hevia, A.; Castedo-Dorado, F.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Plant Science, 2018, 9, October, pp 1582
Abstract

In this case study, set in south-west Slovenia, the feasibility of reconstructing green water (the combined amount of evaporated and transpired water in trees and available in the soil) was investigated. In a simplified scheme, the amounts of green water were calculated as the difference between...

Author(s)
Poljanšek, S.; Vilhar, U.; Levanič, T.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Environmental Earth Sciences, 2018, 77, 3, pp 92

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