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Drought-induced forest dieback is causing reductions in productivity, increasing tree mortality and impairing terrestrial carbon uptake worldwide. However, the role played by long-term nutrient imbalances during drought-induced dieback is still unknown. To improve our knowledge on the relationships ...

Author(s)
Hevia, A.; Sánchez-Salguero, R.; Camarero, J. J.; Querejeta, J. I.; Sangüesa-Barreda, G.; Gazol, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2019, 690, pp 1254-1267
Abstract

I present dendroclimatological analysis of coniferous tree species growing under the same environmental conditions in the WULS-SGGW Forest Experimental Station in Rogow (51°49′N, 19°53′E, ca. 190 m a.s.l). The study focuses on silver fir, European larch, Scots pine and Douglas fir. For each...

Author(s)
Bijak, S.
Publisher
Instytut Badawczy Leśnictwa (Forest Research Institute), Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Leśne Prace Badawcze, 2013, 74, 2, pp 101-110
Abstract

Due to their diversity and dominance in environmentally harsh sites, Mediterranean dwarf shrubs are a valuable tool to understand the consequences of climatic variability on radial growth in woody plants. We evaluate the dendrochronological potential of three Mediterranean dwarf shrubs versus three ...

Author(s)
Gazol, A.; Camarero, J. J.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Plant Ecology, 2012, 213, 10, pp 1687-1698
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
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

Hydraulic impairment due to xylem embolism and carbon starvation are the two proposed mechanisms explaining drought-induced forest dieback and tree death. Here, we evaluate the relative role played by these two mechanisms in the long-term by quantifying wood-anatomical traits (tracheid size and...

Author(s)
Pellizzari, E.; Camarero, J. J.; Gazol, A.; Sangüesa-Barreda, G.; Carrer, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Global Change Biology, 2016, 22, 6, pp 2125-2137
Abstract

The study presents a new serial pooling method of shifted tree ring blocks for the building of isotope chronologies. This method combines the advantages of traditional 'serial' and 'intertree' pooling, and can be recommended for the construction of sub-regional long isotope chronologies with...

Author(s)
Boettger, T.; Friedrich, M.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis , London, UK
Citation
Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies, 2009, 45, 1, pp 68-80
Abstract

This proceedings comprises 14 papers presenting the usefulness of dendrochronology in providing information on scientific questions about the past and to help prepare for the future. These papers focused on growth ring chronology of different trees, indicators of mid-Holocene climate variability,...

Author(s)
Helama, S.; Devall, M. S.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2012, 30, 2, pp 67-194
Abstract

We lack information regarding the main factors driving growth responses to drought in tree species with different vulnerability against this stressor and considering sites with contrasting climatic conditions. In this paper, we identify the main drivers controlling growth response to a multi-scalar ...

Author(s)
Pasho, E.; Camarero, J. J.; Luis, M. de; Vicente-Serrano, S. M.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
European Journal of Forest Research, 2012, 131, 6, pp 1797-1807
Abstract

A dendrochronological analysis of old timbers from the Gold Mine in Złoty Stok, Poland, was conducted. Results of the analysis revealed 15 absolute datings of timbers of two tree species: Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) and fir (Abies alba). The established data fell into four last centuries. The...

Author(s)
Szychowska-Krąpiec, E.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Lésne, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Sylwan, 2005, 149, 12, pp 53-59

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