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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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Climatic changes and weather extremes are causing shifts in distribution of tree species, affecting productivity of forests. With the northwards advance of deciduous species in Northern Europe, Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) is predicted to decrease survival and productivity. Nevertheless, Scots...

Author(s)
Matisons, R.; Jansone, D.; Elferts, D.; Adamovičs, A.; Schneck, V.; Jansons, A¯.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2019, 54, pp 1-10
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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

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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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

Existing high-resolution reconstructions of hydroclimate variability in Europe are lacking natural proxy data from European Russia. For this reason, developing new hydroclimate proxies for this vast region is crucial. It is even more important, because drought evidences from the forest-steppe...

Author(s)
Matskovsky, V.; Dolgova, E.; Lomakin, N.; Matveev, S.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Climatology, 2017, 37, 7, pp 3057-3066
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Although long-lived trees grow in the Northern Caucasus, no single tree-ring chronology has been reported thus far from this area in the International Tree-Ring Data Base (ITRDB), neither has one been published in international journals. Extensive tree-ring studies were conducted over the last...

Author(s)
Dolgova, E.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2016, 39, pp 17-23
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This paper focuses on pollen, spores, non-pollen palynomorphs (NPPs) and certain geochemical elements from the ombrotrophic blanket bog of Zalama (Basque-Cantabrian Mountains, northern Iberian Peninsula), with the support of a robust chronology based on 17 AMS 14C dates. The main results related to ...

Author(s)
Pérez-Díaz, S.; López-Sáez, J. A.; Pontevedra-Pombal, X.; Souto-Souto, M.; Galop, D.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Copenhagen, Denmark
Citation
Boreas, 2016, 45, 4, pp 658-672
Abstract

The area covered by boreal forests accounts for ∼16% of the global and 22% of the Northern Hemisphere landmass. Changes in the productivity and functioning of this circumpolar biome not only have strong effects on species composition and diversity at regional to larger scales, but also on the...

Author(s)
Hellmann, L.; Agafonov, L.; Ljungqvist, F. C.; Churakova, O.; Düthorn, E.; Esper, J.; Hülsmann, L.; Kirdyanov, A. V.; Moiseev, P.; Myglan, V. S.; Nikolaev, A. N.; Reinig, F.; Schweingruber, F. H.; Solomina, O.; Tegel, W.; Büntgen, U.
Publisher
Institute of Physics Publishing, Bristol, UK
Citation
Environmental Research Letters, 2016, 11, 7, pp 074021
Abstract

It is expected that climate warming will enhance tree growth of mountain conifer forests in cold regions. However, trees have shown unstable, age-related and site-dependent growth responses to climate throughout the past century, but information on the drivers controlling such responsiveness at the ...

Author(s)
Galván, J. D.; Camarero, J. J.; Sangüesa-Barreda, G.; Alla, A. Q.; Gutiérrez, E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecology (Oxford), 2012, 100, 5, pp 1233-1244

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