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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
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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
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Forests, 2018, 9, 7, pp 416
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More than a third of Romania's surface has low-productive soils, at the same time exposed to risks of climatic phenomena and generating high economic loss. Afforestation with pine has been the most common solution for the recovery of sheet erosion. Many of the pines grown on such land have run...

Author(s)
Silvestru-Grigore, C. V.; Dinulică, F.; Spârchez, G.; Hălălișan, A. F.; Dincă, L. C.; Enescu, R. E.; Crișan, V. E.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2018, 9, 4, pp 213
Abstract

Exploring how drought influences growth, performance, and survival in different species is crucial to understanding the impacts of climate change on forest ecosystems. Here, we investigate the responses of two co-occurring pines (Pinus nigra and Pinus sylvestris) to interannual drought in...

Author(s)
Martin-Benito, D.; Anchukaitis, K. J.; Evans, M. N.; Río, M. del; Beeckman, H.; Cañellas, I.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2017, 8, 9, pp 332
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Compared to the alpine regions of Austria, the eastern part of the country is overall warmer and drier with some tree species growing at the dry limit within their ecological range. This suggests that tree rings may be a valuable proxy for hydroclimatic variability. In this study, we develop...

Author(s)
Karanitsch-Ackerl, S.; Holawe, F.; Laaha, G.; Wimmer, R.; Grabner, M.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2017, 45, pp 39-51
Abstract

Networks of tree-ring data are commonly applied in statistical reconstruction of spatial fields of climate variables. The importance of elevation to the climatic interpretation of tree-ring networks is addressed using 281 station precipitation records, and a network of 79 tree-ring chronologies...

Author(s)
Touchan, R.; Shishov, V. V.; Tychkov, I. I.; Sİvrİkaya, F.; Attieh, J.; Ketmen, M.; Stephan, J.; Mitsopoulos, I.; Christou, A.; Meko, D. M.
Publisher
Institute of Physics Publishing, Bristol, UK
Citation
Environmental Research Letters, 2016, 11, 4, pp 044020
Abstract

Droughts are a recurrent phenomenon in the Mediterranean basin with negative consequences for society, economic activities, and natural systems. Nevertheless, the study of drought recurrence and severity in Spain has been limited so far due to the relatively short instrumental period. In this work, ...

Author(s)
Tejedor, E.; Luis, M. de; Cuadrat, J. M.; Esper, J.; Saz, M. Á.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
International Journal of Biometeorology, 2016, 60, 3, pp 361-372
Abstract

Increasing mortality and decline of forests are affecting several tree species and biomes. These events of forest decline have been related to the interaction of several global change elements, like the increase in drought stress or a higher incidence of biotic stress factors. However, the roles...

Author(s)
Sangüesa-Barreda, G.; Camarero, J. J.; Linares, J. C.; Hernández, R.; Oliva, J.; Gazol, A.; González de Andrés, E.; Montes, F.; García-Martín, A.; Riva, J. de la
Publisher
Asociacion Espanola de Ecologia Terrestre, Alacant, Spain
Citation
Ecosistemas, 2015, 24, 2, pp 15-23
Abstract

Macro- and megafossil studies are of great value in palaeoecology because such evidence is spatially precise, directly radiocarbon dated, and usually taxon-specific. Here, we present new macro- and megafossil data from ten sites from the Gredos Mountains, central Iberian Peninsula, that suggest...

Author(s)
Rubiales, J. M.; Génova, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA
Citation
Quaternary Research, 2015, 84, 1, pp 12-20
Abstract

Prescribed burning to reduce surface fuel loads could help preserve pine stands by increasing forest fire-resistance, but its effects on tree growth, especially growth of European pines, are poorly understood. Characterizing the short and mid-term effects of prescribed burning on Pinus growth could ...

Author(s)
Valor, T.; González-Olabarria, J. R.; Piqué, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2015, 343, pp 101-109

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