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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
Abstract

Although European part of Russia is the largest forest-covered part of Europe, dendroclimatic data for high-resolution climate reconstructions are still scarce in this region. Climatic response of 62 tree-ring width chronologies of pine (Pinus sylvestris), spruce (Picea abies, Picea obovata) and...

Author(s)
Matskovsky, V.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Climatology, 2016, 36, 9, pp 3398-3406
Abstract

An ultra-long tree-ring width chronology (9111 years long, 7109 BC to AD 2002) has been established based on the analysis and dating of 1432 subfossil/dry dead wood samples and cores from 335 living trees. The material was collected from treeline or near-treeline sites (c. 2000 to 2400 m a.s.l.)...

Author(s)
Nicolussi, K.; Kaufmann, M.; Melvin, T. M.; Plicht, J. van der; Schiessling, P.; Thurner, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Holocene, 2009, 19, 6, pp 909-920
Abstract

Northern latitude and upper altitude climatic treelines have received increasing attention given their potential sensitivity to atmospheric and climate change. While greater radial stem growth at treeline sites in recent decades has been attributed largely to increasing temperature, rising...

Author(s)
Handa, I. T.; Körner, C.; Hättenschwiler, S.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Global Change Biology, 2006, 12, 12, pp 2417-2430
Abstract

A brief account is given of investigations into the relations between growth and climate of larch [Larix sp.], cembran pine [Pinus cembra] and spruce [Picea abies] growing at the timberline (defined as the altitudinal limit of forest) and treeline (the altitudinal limit of isolated trees) in the...

Author(s)
Urbinati, C.; Carrer, M.; Anfodillo, T.; Rento, S.
Citation
Dendronatura, 1996, 17, 1, pp 41-50
Abstract

Based on subfossil tree remnants deposited in alluvial terraces of south-central European rivers, a 9928-yr absolutely dated dendrochronological record of Holocene oak (Quercus robur, Q. petraea) was established, together with a 1604-yr floating Late Glacial/Early Holocene chronology for pine (...

Author(s)
Becker, B.; Kromer, B.; Trimborn, P.
Citation
Nature (London), 1991, 353, 6345, pp 647-649
Abstract

Dendrochronological studies were undertaken in order to construct a Pinus nigra chronology for the area and to date the 'stue' (locks for river transport) on the Tralbe river. The analysis made it possible to establish a mean chronology for the Eastern Alps which can be synchronized with master...

Author(s)
Monaco, A. lo; Paternesi, P.; Romagnoli, M.
Citation
IAWA Bulletin, 1990, 11, 2, pp 130
Abstract

A set of 23 ring width and max. latewood density chronologies of Pinus sylvestris at sites in Norway, Sweden, Finland and northern USSR was used to estimate mean July-Aug. temperature. Several prediction models were tested; the best results were achieved with a simple 2-variable model in which...

Author(s)
Briffa, K. R.; Jones, P. D.; Pilcher, J. R.; Hughes, M. K.
Citation
Arctic and Alpine Research, 1988, 20, 4, pp 385-394
Abstract

Measurements of maximum and minimum density, and early wood and late wood thickness were measured on Swiss alpine trees (mainly Pinus montana, Pinus cembra, Larix decidua, Abies alba, or Picea abies) using X-ray densitometry. Methods for assuring accurate estimates of absolute density are...

Author(s)
Schweingruber, F. H.; Fritts, H. C.; Braker, O. U.; Drew, L. G.; Schar, E.
Citation
Tree-Ring Bulletin, 1978, 38, pp 61-91
Abstract

Contains 24 papers, some already noticed [cf. FA 31 No. 5076; 32 Nos. 2068, 4697], presented at a conference at the University of British Columbia, Feb. 19-20, 1970, in four sessions. (1) Biology of tree ring formation: The development of the annual ring in Grand Fir (J. S. Bethel); Effects of...

Citation
Bull. Fac. For. Univ. BC, 1970, No. 7, pp 125

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