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Droughts are a recurrent phenomenon in the Mediterranean basin with negative consequences for society, economic activities, and natural systems. Nevertheless, the study of drought recurrence and severity in Spain has been limited so far due to the relatively short instrumental period. In this work, ...

Author(s)
Tejedor, E.; Luis, M. de; Cuadrat, J. M.; Esper, J.; Saz, M. Á.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
International Journal of Biometeorology, 2016, 60, 3, pp 361-372
Abstract

Prescribed burning (PB) can decrease the likelihood of crown fires by increasing canopy base height via canopy scorching and sometimes by reducing tree density through fire-induced tree mortality, especially in fire-prone stands. However, little is known about the effect of moderate PB on tree...

Author(s)
Valor, T.; Casals, P.; Altieri, S.; González-Olabarria, J. R.; Piqué, M.; Battipaglia, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2018, 424, pp 276-287
AbstractFull Text

Background: The Mediterranean basin has experienced an increase in the mean annual temperature, a decrease in the mean annual precipitation, and an increase in the frequency of severe drought periods during the second half of the 20th century. However, winter and spring precipitation has increased...

Author(s)
Olivar, J.; Bogino, S.; Spiecker, H.; Bravo, F.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Agrarias (INIA), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Forest Systems, 2015, 24, 1, pp e010
Abstract

Climate warming is predicted to amplify drought stress. Thus, it is important to understand how coexisting plant species respond to severe droughts. Here we study how seven Mediterranean woody plant species with different evolutionary history and functional characteristics (Pinus halepensis Mill., ...

Author(s)
Gazol, A.; Sangüesa-Barreda, G.; Granda, E.; Camarero, J. J.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Plant Ecology, 2017, 218, 8, pp 1009-1020
Abstract

Drought-induced growth decline is a phenomenon widely described in forests growing in regions subjected to seasonal water shortage such as the Mediterranean Basin. However, how tree species react to drought by modifying their growth pattern across the species distribution range is a question that...

Author(s)
Gazol, A.; Ribas, M.; Gutiérrez, E.; Camarero, J. J.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 2017, 232, pp 186-194
Abstract

Mediterranean tree rings are characterized by intra-annual density fluctuations (IADFs) due to partly climate-driven cambial activity. IADFs are used as structural signals to gain information on relations between environmental conditions and eco-physiological processes during xylogenesis, with...

Author(s)
Micco, V. de; Balzano, A.; Čufar, K.; Aronne, G.; Gričar, J.; Merela, M.; Battipaglia, G.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Plant Science, 2016, 7, May, pp 705
Abstract

Forest ecosystems function under increasing pressure due to global climate changes, while factors determining when and where mortality events will take place within the wider landscape are poorly understood. Observational studies are essential for documenting forest decline events, understanding...

Author(s)
Dorman, M.; Svoray, T.; Perevolotsky, A.; Moshe, Y.; Sarris, D.
Publisher
Ecological Society of America, Washington, USA
Citation
Ecological Applications, 2015, 25, 4, pp 1054-1071
Abstract

An October-June precipitation reconstruction was developed from a Pinus halepensis regional tree-ring chronology from four sites in northwestern Tunisia for the period of 1771-2002. The reconstruction is based on a reliable and replicable statistical relationship between climate and tree-ring...

Author(s)
Touchan, R.; Meko, D. M.; Aloui, A.
Publisher
Academic Press, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Arid Environments, 2008, 72, 10, pp 1887-1896
Abstract

The negative impacts of severe drought on the growth and vigor of tree species and their relationship with forest decline have not been properly evaluated taking into account the differential responses to such stress of trees, sites and species. We evaluated these responses by quantifying the...

Author(s)
Sánchez-Salguero, R.; Navarro-Cerrillo, R. M.; Camarero, J. J.; Fernández-Cancio, Á.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Climatic Change, 2012, 113, 3/4, pp 767-785
AbstractFull Text

Climate warming may enhance the negative effects of droughts on radial growth in areas with severe water deficit, such as Mediterranean mountains under semi-arid conditions. The impacts of drought on growth decline of Mediterranean pines have not been evaluated considering species with different...

Author(s)
Sánchez-Salguero, R.; Navarro-Cerrillo, R. M.; Camarero, J. J.; Fernández-Cancio, A.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Forest Systems, 2010, 19, 3, pp 458-469

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