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This proceedings contains six papers discussing the following topics: (i) cyclic variation of residual (CO2 + H2O) and total pressure in conifer stem and woody root tree rings; (ii) the advance of woody and shrub vegetation to the mountains and changes in the composition of tundra communities in...

Publisher
Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Citation
Journal of Siberian Federal University: Biology, 2018, 11, 3, pp 202-284
Abstract

Creep is a flow type of mass movement that may proceed as slowly as a few millimeters per year; it therefore requires measurements taken over many years to calculate its velocity. Although soil creep occurs very slowly, it is a major contributor to river silt, and may also enhance landslides. This...

Author(s)
Sabir, M. A.; Muhammad Umar; Muhammad Farooq; Faridullah Faridullah
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, 2016, 75, 4, pp 1761-1768
Abstract

Climate warming and increasing aridity may negatively impact forest productivity across southern Europe. A better understanding of growth responses to climate and drought in southernmost populations could provide insight on the vulnerability of those forests to aridification. Here we investigate...

Author(s)
Caminero, L.; Génova, M.; Camarero, J. J.; Sánchez-Salguero, R.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2018, 48, pp 20-29
Abstract

Observational and quantitative ring width characteristics of 4 pine species i.e., 1. Abies pindrow, 2. Cedrus deodara, 3. Pinus wallichiana, 4. Pinus roxburghii from highly disturbed sites of Murree Hills were studied. From each pine tree species wood (cores) samples were collected, prepared in the ...

Author(s)
Afsheen Khan; Moinuddin Ahmed; Adam Khan; Siddiqui, M. F.
Publisher
Pakistan Botanical Society, Karachi, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Botany, 2018, 50, 6, pp 2331-2337
Abstract

The influence of tree age on climate sensitivity is of central importance in dendrochronology. Recent research has highlighted the disparate nature of age-dependent growth responses across species and geographic locations. We compared growth sensitivity and the influence of climate in Pinus edulis...

Author(s)
Hanna, D. P.; Falk, D. A.; Swetnam, T. W.; Romme, W.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2018, 52, pp 40-47
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The seasonal climate induces variations in the activity of cambial meristem reflecting in significant changes in the wood anatomical structure and formation of the growth rings. In this study wood samples of 17 species were selected from the Wood Collection of the Anatomy and Wood Identification...

Author(s)
Albuquerque, A. R.; Castro, V. R. de; Lobão, M. S.; Sarto, C.; Tomazello Filho, M.; Guedes, F. T. P.
Publisher
Instituto de Pesquisas e Estudos Florestais (IPEF), Piracicaba, Brazil
Citation
Scientia Forestalis, 2016, No.111, pp 595-610
Abstract

Dendrochronology is usually the only method of precise dating of unsigned art objects made on or of wood. It has a long history of application in Europe, however in Russia such an approach is still at an infant stage, despite its cultural importance. Here we present the results of...

Author(s)
Matskovsky, V.; Dolgikh, A.; Voronin, K.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2016, 39, pp 60-68
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The fieldweek associated with the 4th Asian Dendrochronological Association Conference was an excellent opportunity for education, networking, and research. The participants and group leaders worked together for five days in an area that was new to some of the group leaders and new to some of the...

Author(s)
Speer, J. H.; Bräuning, A.; Zhang QiBin; Pourtahmasi, K.; Gaire, N. P.; Dawadi, B.; Rana, P.; Dhakal, Y. R.; Acharya, R. H.; Adhikari, D. L.; Adhikari, S.; Aryal, P. C.; Bagale, D.; Baniya, B.; Bhandari, S.; Dahal, N.; Dahal, S.; Ganbaatar, N.; Giri, A.; Gurung, D. B.; Khandu, Y.; Maharjan, B.; Maharjan, R.; Malik, R. A.; Nath, C. D.; Nepal, B. (et al)
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2017, 41, pp 2-9
Abstract

Twentieth-century fire exclusion has produced unnatural and undesirable changes in vegetation structure and dynamics of many rangelands of western North America, but not all kinds of ecosystems have been so affected. A comparison of the historical and modern fire regimes, especially in peripheral...

Author(s)
Floyd, M. L.; Romme, W. H.; Hanna, D. P.; Hanna, D. D.
Publisher
Society for Range Management, Wheat Ridge, USA
Citation
Rangeland Ecology & Management, 2017, 70, 3, pp 348-355
Abstract

Tunnel excavation causes geological, hydrological, environmental and social changes. The effects of groundwater level changes caused by tunnelling on tree growth have been poorly understood. Dendrochronology was used to evaluate the impact of groundwater level drawdown on tree growth. Tree cores of ...

Author(s)
Zheng Wei; Wang XiuLi; Tang Ya; Liu Huang; Wang Mei; Zhang LanJun
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Environmental Earth Sciences, 2017, 76, 15, pp 522

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