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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

In this study, we used a comprehensive tree-ring network from Estonia and investigated Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) radial growth responses to changing climate conditions, considering differences in site conditions and local climates. To assess whether climate influences Scots pine radial...

Author(s)
Metslaid, S.; Hordo, M.; Korjus, H.; Kiviste, A.; Kangur, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 2018, 252, pp 283-295
Abstract

In this case study, set in south-west Slovenia, the feasibility of reconstructing green water (the combined amount of evaporated and transpired water in trees and available in the soil) was investigated. In a simplified scheme, the amounts of green water were calculated as the difference between...

Author(s)
Poljanšek, S.; Vilhar, U.; Levanič, T.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Environmental Earth Sciences, 2018, 77, 3, pp 92
Abstract

The application of Monteith's models to estimate the gross primary production (GPP) of forest ecosystems is a common and efficient practice. A modified version of one of these parametric models, C-Fix, has been widely tested in Italy at daily to annual temporal scales. The current paper is a step...

Author(s)
Chiesi, M.; Fibbi, L.; Tognetti, R.; Lombardi, F.; Chirici, G.; Teobaldelli, M.; Cherubini, P.; Maselli, F.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
European Journal of Remote Sensing, 2017, 50, pp 577-587
Abstract

The results of study of regeneration periods in pine forests after natural and anthropogenic disturbances have been presented. It has been found that the rate of recovery depends on the type of disturbing factor. The differentiated effect of climatic factors (air temperature, amount of...

Author(s)
Makhnykina, A. V.; Verkhovets, S. V.; Koshurnikova, N. N.
Publisher
Pleiades Publishing, Moscow, Russia
Citation
Biology Bulletin, 2017, 44, 4, pp 470-476
Abstract

The radial increment of Scots pine growing in the forest-steppe zone of Western Transbaikalia at five sites is studied. For each site, additional samples are collected, which allows us to increase reliability and build two regional chronologies. An analysis of chronology correlations with monthly...

Author(s)
Demina, A. V.; Belokopytova, L. V.; Andreev, S. G.; Kostyakova, T. V.; Babushkina, E. A.
Publisher
Pleiades Publishing, Moscow, Russia
Citation
Contemporary Problems of Ecology, 2017, 10, 5, pp 476-487
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

Tree-ring maximum latewood density (MXD) records from Fennoscandia have been widely used to infer regional- and hemispheric-scale mean temperature variability. Here, we explore if MXD records can also be used to infer past variability of summer temperature extremes across Fennoscandia. The first...

Author(s)
Zhang Peng; Ionita, M.; Lohmann, G.; Chen DeLiang; Linderholm, H. W.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Climate Dynamics, 2017, 49, 7/8, pp 2721-2736
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

Concern over the effects of removing fire-scarred partial cross-sections may limit sampling of live ponderosa pine to reconstruct fire history. We report mortality rates for ponderosa pine trees 20 to 21 years after removing fire-scarred partial cross-sections to reconstruct fire history. In 2015,...

Author(s)
Heyerdahl, E. K.; McKay, S. J.
Publisher
Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
Citation
Tree-Ring Research, 2017, 73, 2, pp 149-153

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