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Two pine species, Pinus merkusii and Pinus kesiya, native in Thailand were studied for their potential to reconstruct past weather conditions from their tree rings. Altogether, cores from 209 Merkus pines and from 205 Khasi pines were sampled at 16 sites. Standard methods were applied to assemble...

Author(s)
Pumijumnong, N.; Eckstein, D.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Trees: Structure and Function, 2011, 25, 1, pp 125-132
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to date, using tree rings, wooden coffins which were excavated from graves located in Naeheung-dong, Gunsan city, in the western coastal area of South Korea. The species of wood used for the coffins was identified to belong to the diploxylon group of the genus Pinus,...

Author(s)
Park WonKyu; Lee KwangHee
Publisher
National Herbarium Nederland, Leiden, Netherlands
Citation
IAWA Journal, 2009, 30, 4, pp 459-468
Abstract

The pinning method is one of the various approaches to trace the intra-annual cambium dynamics of trees along a highly resolved time axis. After a brief retrospect on preceding developmental steps, the pinning of trees and the measurement of the radial increments, formed within distinct intervals,...

Author(s)
Seo JeongWook; Eckstein, D.; Schmitt, U.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, Jena, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2007, 25, 2, pp 79-86
Abstract

Boreal forests are highly sensitive to climate and human impacts and therefore suitable as biological indicator for environmental changes. In this context, our study was aimed at getting deeper insight into the climate-dependence of the onset, intensity and end of wood formation of Scots pine...

Author(s)
Seo JeongWook; Eckstein, D.; Jalkanen, R.; Schmitt, U.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Environmental and Experimental Botany, 2011, 72, 3, pp 422-431
Abstract

Light rings in conifer trees are characterized by a light-coloured, narrow latewood band of thin-walled tracheids. Most reports on light rings have been for subarctic and subalpine regions, and little is known about their occurrence in semiarid areas. Dendrochronological methods were used to date...

Author(s)
Liang ErYuan; Eckstein, D.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
New Phytologist, 2006, 171, 4, pp 783-791
Abstract

There are several reports which indicate that the climate over the Himalayan region is linked both with the monsoon variation on the Indian subcontinent and in the whole of South-East Asia as well as with the El-Niño/Southern Oscillation. To understand the behaviour of these climatic phenomena...

Author(s)
Amalava Bhattacharyya; Yadav, R. R.
Citation
IAWA Journal, 1999, 20, 3, pp 311-316
Abstract

Tree-ring chronologies of Himalayan conifers (viz. Pinus, Picea, Abies, Cedrus, etc.) were compiled from more than 300 tree core samples from 11 different sites covering a wide area of the Western Himalaya. Distinct annual growth and little occurrence of double or missing rings are characteristic...

Author(s)
Borgaonkar, H. P.; Pant, G. B.; Kumar, K. R.
Citation
IAWA Journal, 1999, 20, 3, pp 295-309
Abstract

Southern Tibet is influenced by the Asian summer monsoon which causes 70-80% of the annual precipitation to fall between June and August, showing a steep gradient from east to west. Teleconnections between the tree-ring chronologies of a sampling network have demonstrated a distinct...

Author(s)
Bräuning, A.
Citation
IAWA Journal, 1999, 20, 3, pp 325-338
Abstract

Wood samples of larch (Larix sibirica Ledeb.), spruce (Picea obovata Ledeb.) and pine (Pinus sibirica Du Tour), growing in the northern taiga of western Siberia, were screened for the occurrence of light-rings - an anomaly of tree-ring formation in extreme environments. Light-rings were dated and...

Author(s)
Gurskaya, M. A.; Hallinger, M.; Eckstein, D.; Wilmking, M.
Publisher
Ferdinand Berger & Söhne Gesellschaft m.b.H., Horn, Austria
Citation
Phyton (Horn), 2012, 52, 1, pp 101-119
Abstract

In Valais, an inner-Alpine dry valley in Switzerland, low-elevation Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) forests are changing. While pine shows high mortality rates, deciduous species, in particular pubescent oak (Quercus pubescens Willd.), are becoming more abundant. We hypothesise that increasing...

Author(s)
Eilmann, B.; Weber, P.; Rigling, A.; Eckstein, D.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, Jena, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2006, 23, 3, pp 121-132

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