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Hitherto, there are only few studies that have analysed the variation of P contents in individual tree rings to reconstruct fluctuations in soil P availability. Therefore, this pilot study aimed to assess the relationship between changes in P content in tree rings and known changes in soil P...

Author(s)
Kohler, M.; Niederberger, J.; Wichser, A.; Bierbass, P.; Rötzer, T.; Spiecker, H.; Bauhus, J.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2019, 54, pp 11-19
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Tree-ring maximum latewood density (MXD) records from Fennoscandia have been widely used to infer regional- and hemispheric-scale mean temperature variability. Here, we explore if MXD records can also be used to infer past variability of summer temperature extremes across Fennoscandia. The first...

Author(s)
Zhang Peng; Ionita, M.; Lohmann, G.; Chen DeLiang; Linderholm, H. W.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Climate Dynamics, 2017, 49, 7/8, pp 2721-2736
Abstract

Data on the quality of timber used for building chapels - small buildings for public worship, enabled determination of visual criteria used for the selection of timber in the Republic of Karelia, located in the north-western part of the Russian Federation. It was revealed that as for the majority...

Author(s)
Kisternaya, M.; Kozlov, V.; Grishina, I.; Leri, M.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2016, 40, pp 143-150
Abstract

The growth patterns of annually resolved tree rings are good indicators of local environmental changes, making dendrochronology a valuable tool in air pollution research. In the present study, tree-ring analysis was used to assess the effects of 16 years (1991-2007) of chronic nitrogen (N)...

Author(s)
Seftigen, K.; Moldan, F.; Linderholm, H. W.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
European Journal of Forest Research, 2013, 132, 1, pp 83-92
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

Hydroclimatological extremes, such as droughts and floods, are expected to increase in frequency and intensity with global climate change. An improved knowledge of its natural variability and the underlying physical mechanisms for changes in the hydrological cycle will help understand the response...

Author(s)
Seftigen, K.; Björklund, J.; Cook, E. R.; Linderholm, H. W.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Climate Dynamics, 2015, 44, 11/12, pp 3141-3154
Abstract

Tree-ring chronologies are commonly extended back in time by combining samples from living trees with relict material preserved in man-made structures or natural archives (e.g. lakes). Although spatially close, these natural archives and living-tree-sites often comprise different micro-climates....

Author(s)
Düthorn, E.; Schneider, L.; Konter, O.; Schön, P.; Timonen, M.; Esper, J.
Publisher
Finnish Society of Forest Science, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Silva Fennica, 2015, 49, 1, pp 1220
Abstract

Although not yet fully understood, reduced sensitivity of tree growth to temperature at high northern latitudes during the last ∼40 years is often linked to concurrent anthropogenic changes of atmospheric composition and global warming. The idea that a temporal localization of the problem could...

Author(s)
Schneider, L.; Esper, J.; Timonen, M.; Büntgen, U.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Copenhagen, Denmark
Citation
Oikos, 2014, 123, 5, pp 559-566
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

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

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