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Intra-annual density fluctuations (IADFs) in tree rings of Aleppo pine (Pinus halepensis) are considered to be among the most promising wood anatomical features in dendrochronological studies. They provide environmental information in addition to those obtained from tree-ring widths. We used a...

Author(s)
Novak, K.; Sánchez, M. A. S.; Čufar, K.; Raventós, J.; Luis, M. de
Publisher
Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, Netherlands
Citation
IAWA Journal, 2013, 34, 4, pp 459-474
Abstract

Understanding past and recent climate and atmospheric circulation variability is vital for regions that are affected by climate extremes. In mid-latitude Asia, however, the synoptic climatology is complex and not yet fully understood. The aim of this study was to investigate dominant synoptic-scale ...

Author(s)
Seim, A.; Schultz, J. A.; Leland, C.; Davi, N.; Byambasuren, O.; Liang, E.; Wang XiaoChun; Beck, C.; Linderholm, H. W.; Pederson, N.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Climate Dynamics, 2017, 49, 5/6, pp 1917-1931
Abstract

Global warming will significantly increase transpirational water demand, which could dramatically affect plant physiology and carbon and water budgets. Tree ring δ18O is a potential index of the leaf-to-air vapor-pressure deficit (VPD) and therefore has great potential for long-term climatic...

Author(s)
Liu XiaoHong; Zhang XuanWen; Zhao LiangJu; Xu GuoBao; Wang LiXin; Sun WeiZhen; Zhang QiuLiang; Wang WenZhi; Zeng XiaoMin; Wu GuoJu
Publisher
Wiley, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 2017, 122, 13, pp 6697-6712
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

Aims: Drought affected by atmosphere-ocean cycle is a dominant factor influencing tree radial growth of sandy Mongolian pine (Pinus sylvestris var. mongolica) and regional vegetation dynamics in Hulunbuir, China. However, historical droughts and its correlations with tree radial growth and...

Author(s)
Shi ZhongJie; Xu LiHong; Dong LinShui; Gao JiXi; Yang XiaoHui; LüShiHai; Feng ChaoYang; Shang JianXun; Song AiYun; Guo Hao; Zhang Xiao
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Plant Ecology, 2016, 9, 1, pp 51-60
Abstract

Background and Purpose: Pinus heldreichii Christ. is a sub-endemic species occurring at tree-line locations in Kosovo and covering an area of 2500 ha. In high elevation sites radial growth is mainly controlled by low temperatures. The main purpose of this study was the analysis of radial growth of ...

Author(s)
Bojaxhi, F.; Toromani, E.
Publisher
Hrvatski šumarski institut, Jastrebarsko, Croatia
Citation
SEEFOR, 2016, 7, 2, pp 109-118
Abstract

Understanding impacts of drought on tree growth and forest health is of major concern given projected climate change. Droughts may become more common in the Southwest due to extreme temperatures that will drive increased evapotranspiration and lower soil moisture, in combination with uncertain...

Author(s)
Peltier, D. M. P.; Fell, M.; Ogle, K.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Ecological Monographs, 2016, 86, 3, pp 312-326
Abstract

Western Iberia has recently shown increasing frequency of drought conditions coupled with heatwave events, leading to exacerbated limiting climatic conditions for plant growth. It is not clear to what extent wood growth and density of agroforestry species have suffered from such changes or recent...

Author(s)
Kurz-Besson, C. B.; Lousada, J. L.; Gaspar, M. J.; Correia, I. E.; David, T. S.; Soares, P. M. M.; Cardoso, R. M.; Russo, A.; Varino, F.; Mériaux, C.; Trigo, R. M.; Gouveia, C. M.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Plant Science, 2016, 7, August, pp 1170
Abstract

We developed a tree-ring width chronology from pine trees (Pinus tabulaeformis and Pinus armandii) stand near the peaks of Huashan, Shaanxi, north-central China. Growth-climate response analyses showed that the radial growth of pine trees is mainly influenced by April-June precipitation. A model to ...

Author(s)
Chen Feng; Zhang RuiBo; Wang HuiQin; Qin Li; Yuan YuJiang
Publisher
Springer-Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 2016, 123, 3/4, pp 723-732
Abstract

Question: Predicted changes in the frequency of short-term drought events raise concerns about potential effects of climate change on forest ecosystems. Few experiments have investigated the effects of tree species richness and composition in forest assemblages exposed to drought, and general...

Author(s)
Arthur, C. M.; Dech, J. P.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Vegetation Science, 2016, 27, 5, pp 914-925

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