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The application of Monteith's models to estimate the gross primary production (GPP) of forest ecosystems is a common and efficient practice. A modified version of one of these parametric models, C-Fix, has been widely tested in Italy at daily to annual temporal scales. The current paper is a step...

Author(s)
Chiesi, M.; Fibbi, L.; Tognetti, R.; Lombardi, F.; Chirici, G.; Teobaldelli, M.; Cherubini, P.; Maselli, F.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
European Journal of Remote Sensing, 2017, 50, pp 577-587
Abstract

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

Climate reconstructions in temperate Europe have been widely based on oak species. However, other co-occurring species, largely distributed in Europe, may be used for recording climate variability. In this paper, we documented the intertrees and interspecies variations over 1960-2007 of oxygen and...

Author(s)
Daux, V.; Michelot-Antalik, A.; Lavergne, A.; Pierre, M.; Stievenard, M.; Bréda, N.; Damesin, C.
Publisher
Wiley, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 2018, 123, 4, pp 1145-1160
Abstract

Given recent climatic trends, it is crucial to understand the plasticity and adaptiveness of forest trees in order to evaluate their current and future responses to changing climatic conditions. We investigated inter- and intra-annual xylem growth and its relation to weather factors in European...

Author(s)
Martinez Castillo, E. del; Prislan, P.; Gričar, J.; Gryc, V.; Merela, M.; Giagli, K.; Luis, M. de; Vavrčík, H.; Čufar, K.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2018, 52, pp 1-10
Abstract

Different approaches and thresholds have been utilized in the past to date landslides with growth ring series of disturbed trees. Past work was mostly based on conifer species because of their well-defined ring boundaries and the easy identification of compression wood after stem tilting. More...

Author(s)
Šilhán, K.; Stoffel, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Geomorphology, 2015, 236, pp 34-43
Abstract

Stable hydrogen isotope ratios of lignin methoxyl groups (δ2HLM values) in wood have been shown to mirror the δ2H signatures of precipitation (δ2Hprecip values). Thus, δ2HLM values were suggested to serve as a potential paleotemperature proxy since δ2Hprecip values are dominantly controlled by air...

Author(s)
Anhäuser, T.; Greule, M.; Keppler, F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2017, 579, pp 263-271
Abstract

Recreational activities may impose adverse impacts on the environment of natural landscapes and protected areas owing to persistent tourist influx. Here, we use a dendrogeomorphic approach to estimate soil erosion induced by hikers at trails in the Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park...

Author(s)
Bodoque, J. M.; Ballesteros-Cánovas, J. A.; Rubiales, J. M.; Perucha, M. Á.; Nadal-Romero, E.; Stoffel, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
Land Degradation & Development, 2017, 28, 7, pp 2255-2267
Abstract

The plasticity of climate-growth relationships of trees is one of the main factors determining the climate-induced changes in forest productivity and composition. In this study, high-frequency variation of tree-ring width (TRW) of four native and three alien tree species and two hybrids of Populus...

Author(s)
Jansons, A.; Matisons, R.; Šenhofa, S.; Katrevičs, J.; Jansons, J.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2016, 40, pp 151-158
Abstract

Soil properties can buffer forest response to global climate change. However, it is unclear how soil characteristics, water availability and their interactions can affect drought response of trees. The aim of this study was to assess the influence of soil nutrients and physical soil properties on...

Author(s)
Lévesque, M.; Walthert, L.; Weber, P.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecology (Oxford), 2016, 104, 2, pp 377-387
Abstract

The plasticity of radial growth and earlywood anatomy to climate has not been properly assessed. To solve this, we evaluated how growth and earlywood anatomy changed in a Mediterranean ring-porous oak (Quercus faginea) across a climatic gradient. We hypothesized that the anatomical variables will...

Author(s)
Alla, A. Q.; Camarero, J. J.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
European Journal of Forest Research, 2012, 131, 5, pp 1537-1550

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