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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, M√ľnchen, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2017, 45, pp 39-51
Abstract

Although growth limitation of trees at Alpine and high-latitude timberlines by prevailing summer temperature is well established, the loss of thermal response of radial tree growth during last decades has repeatedly been addressed. We examined long-term variability of climate-growth relationships...

Author(s)
Oberhuber, W.; Kofler, W.; Pfeifer, K.; Seeber, A.; Gruber, A.; Wieser, G.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Trees: Structure and Function, 2008, 22, 1, pp 31-40
Abstract

Causes of mortality of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) exposed to soil dryness were evaluated by analyzing radial increment growth of dead and surviving trees. The study site is situated in the montane belt (about 750 m a.s.l.) within the inner Alpine dry valley of the Inn River in Austria....

Author(s)
Oberhuber, W.
Publisher
Istituto Italiano di Dendrocronologia, Verona, Italy
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2001, 19, 1, pp 45-55