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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

The Earth has experienced an unequivocal warming, with the warmest period of the past 150 years occurring in the last three decades. Korean pine (Pinus koraiensis), a key tree species in northeast Asia, is predicted to be particularly vulnerable to climate change. Here, we use dendrochronological...

Author(s)
Wang XiaoChun; Pederson, N.; Chen ZhenJu; Lawton, K.; Zhu Chen; Han ShiJie
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2019, 649, pp 1105-1116
Abstract

Climate, competition and site conditions are the main drivers controlling annual secondary growth in tree species. These factors do no act independently on tree growth, but by means of interactions, resulting in mediated interactive effects. For example, the stress gradient hypothesis postulates...

Author(s)
Calama, R.; Conde, M.; de-Dios-García, J.; Madrigal, G.; Vázquez-Piqué, J.; Javier Gordo, F.; Pardos, M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 2019, 264, pp 309-321
Abstract

Wood formation is the primary biological process through which carbon is durably sequestered in woody plants, and is thus a major contributor to mitigate climate change. We analyzed the tree growth patterns of four conifer species across the Iberian Peninsula (IP) based on a dense...

Author(s)
Martínez del Castillo, E.; Tejedor, E.; Serrano-Notivoli, R.; Novak, K.; Saz, M. Á.; Longares, L. A.; Luis, M. de
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2018, 9, 7, pp 416
Abstract

Longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) cones have been counted annually by the United States Forest Service (USFS) at eleven locations throughout the species' range since 1958. These data have been useful for understanding spatiotemporal patterns in longleaf pine cone production, and are beneficial...

Author(s)
Patterson, T.; Knapp, P.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2018, 50, pp 134-141
Abstract

Climate change has swept away the former general principles of long-term stability in forest productivity. New types of models are needed to predict growth and to plan forest management under future climate conditions. These models must remain robust for silvicultural practices and variations in...

Author(s)
Vallet, P.; Perot, T.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 2018, 263, pp 258-266
Abstract

Forest managers are interested in forest-monitoring strategies using low density Airborne Laser Scanning (ALS). However, little research has used ALS to estimate soil organic carbon (SOC) as a criterion for operational thinning. Our objective was to compare three different thinning intensities in...

Author(s)
Navarro-Cerrillo, R. M.; Duque-Lazo, J.; Rodríguez-Vallejo, C.; Varo-Martínez, M. Á.; Palacios-Rodríguez, G.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Remote Sensing, 2018, 10, 10, pp 1660
Abstract

Restoring sites disturbed by industrial activity to a forested condition can ensure the continued provision of economic and ecosystem services from these areas. Impounded mine tailings are particularly challenging sites, and positive benefits of establishing trees must be balanced against risks...

Author(s)
Metsaranta, J. M.; Beauchemin, S.; Langley, S.; Tisch, B.; Dale, P.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2018, 9, 11, pp 707
Abstract

Treeline ecotones are considered early-warning monitors of the effects of climate warming on terrestrial ecosystems, but it is still unclear how tree growth at treeline will track the forecasted temperature rise in these cold environments. Here, we address this issue by analysing and projecting...

Author(s)
Sanchez-Salguero, R.; Camarero, J. J.; Gutiérrez, E.; Gazol, A.; Sangüesa-Barreda, G.; Moiseev, P.; Linares, J. C.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2018, 9, 11, pp 688
Abstract

Studies of forest growth under induced climatic variations allow estimating the intensity of impacts on forest ecosystems and understanding them. In the present study, the climatic response of Pinus cembroides radial increase was evaluated based on precipitation and average temperature (maximum,...

Author(s)
Carlón Allende, T.; Mendoza, M. E.; Villanueva Díaz, J.; Li YanMei
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Trees: Structure and Function, 2018, 32, 5, pp 1387-1399

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