Forests and Climate Change


Inbreeding depression and differential maladaptation shape the fitness trajectory of two co-occurring Eucalyptus species
Nickolas et al. in: Annals of Forest Science (2019), 76:1, Article 10


Oil production, biodiversity conservation and indigenous territories: Towards geographical criteria for unburnable carbon areas in the Amazon rainforest
Codato et al. in: Applied Geography (2019), 102, pp 28-38


Assessment of multiple climate change effects on plantation forests in New Zealand
Watt et al. in: Forestry (2019), 92:1, pp 1-15

Current, emerging and potential pest threats to Sitka spruce plantations and the role of pest risk analysis in preventing new pest introductions to Ireland
Tuffen; Grogan in: Forestry (2019), 92:1, pp 26-41


Abiotic and Biotic Disturbances Affecting Forest Health in Poland over the past 30 Years: Impacts of Climate and Forest Management
Sierota; Grodzki; Szczepkowski in: Forests (2019), 10:1, Article 75

Figure 3. Main fungal diseases and insect pests causing forest mortality since 1922 in Poland

Carbon Footprint Analysis of Bamboo Scrimber FlooringImplications for Carbon Sequestration of Bamboo Forests and Its Products
Gu et al. in: Forests (2019), 10:1, Article 51

Figure 1. Procedure sketch for producing bamboo scrimber flooring.

Distribution, Habitat Preference, and Management of the Invasive Ambrosia Beetle Xylosandrus germanus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae) in European Forests with an Emphasis on the West Carpathians
Galko et al. in: Forests (2019), 10:1, Article 10

Figure 1. The occurrence and spread of Xylosandrus germanus across (a) Europe and (b) within Slovakia. Records are indicated by years (AT—Austria, CZ—Czech Republic, PL—Poland, UA—Ukraine, HU—Hungary).

Exploring the Sensitivity of Subtropical Stand Aboveground Productivity to Local and Regional Climate Signals in South China
Zhou et al. in: Forests (2019), 10:1, Article 71

Figure 1. Map of the study site. 1, 2, 3, and 4 represent primary, secondary, mixed, and single-species stand plots, respectively

Forests’ First Decade: A Bibliometric Analysis Overview
Uribe-Toril et al. in: Forests (2019), 10:1, Article 72

Figure 1. Methodology steps of the bibliometric analysis developed for Forests

Interannual and Seasonal Variations in Ecosystem Transpiration and Water Use Efficiency in a Tropical Rainforest
Aguilos et al. in: Forests (2019), 10:1, Article 14

Figure 1. Seasonal variations in relative extractable water (REW) for each year (2004-2014). The water depletion period (WD, gray shaded area) is characterized by REW dropping from its field saturation point (REW < 1~0.4, dotted line), passing through its threshold level (REW = 0.4, short thin straight dashed line), down to its lowest point (solid line at the bottom of the lowest REW level).

Introduction to the Special Issue on Tropical Forests: Management and Ecology in the Anthropocene
Lugo; Gonzalez in: Forests (2019), 10:1, Article 48

Low Water Availability Increases Necrosis in Picea abies after Artificial Inoculation with Fungal Root Rot Pathogens Heterobasidion parviporum and Heterobasidion annosum
Terhonen et al. in: Forests (2019), 10:1, Article 55

Figure 1. Resin flow on the stem is one of the symptoms that indicates the possible infection of H. annosum s.l. Living Norway spruce, confirmed to be infected by Heterobasidion annosum s.l.; (a) resinating stem necrosis; (b) stem necrosis with removed bark. These symptoms were observed more in the year 2012 in a forest stand close to Oerrel, Germany.

Modeling the Effect of Climate Change on the Potential Distribution of Qinghai Spruce (Picea crassifolia Kom.) in Qilian Mountains
Rong et al. in: Forests (2019), 10:1, Article 62

Figure 1. Location of the study area in Gansu Province, China, and its digital elevation model (DEM).

Modeling Post-Fire Tree Mortality Using a Logistic Regression Method within a Forest Landscape Model
Fraser et al. in: Forests (2019), 10:1, Article 25

Figure 1. Two ecological sections containing forest inventory plots used for analysis, model parameterization, and validation.

Occurrence of the Invasive Bark Beetle Phloeosinus aubei on Common Juniper Trees in the Czech Republic
Fiala; Holusa in: Forests (2019), 10:1, Article 12

Figure 1. Occurrence of Phloeosinus aubei in the Czech Republic. Positive detections as documented in records before 2017 are indicated by small black circles (with detection year), and positive detections in 2018 are indicated by large black circles. Negative detections in 2018 are indicated by empty circles. Small green circles indicate juniper habitats (T3.4A, T3.4B, T8.1A, and T8.2A) according to Natura 2000 mapping in the Czech Republic (see Materials and Methods for details)

Seasonal Divergent Tree Growth Trends and Growth Variability along Drought Gradient over Northeastern China
Shi in: Forests (2019), 10:1, Article 39

Figure 1. Spatial distribution of forests and seven major climatic zones (a), and contours of multi-year average dryness index (MAI) and the locations of eight tree-ring chronology sites (b) over northeastern China.


Response of Arizona cypress (Hesperocyparis arizonica) to the Horseshoe Two Megafire in a south-eastern Arizona Sky Island mountain range
Barton; Poulus in: International Journal of Wildland Fire (2019), 28:1, pp 62-69


Comparison of Soil Organic Matter Transformation Processes in Different Alpine Ecosystems in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau 
Chen et al. in: Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences(2019), 124:1, pp 33-45

Linking Remote Sensing and Dendrochronology to Quantify Climate-Induced Shifts in High-Elevation Forests Over Space and Time
Correa-Diaz et al. in: Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences(2019), 124:1, pp 166-183


Long-term understory vegetation dynamics of mixed aspen forests in Rocky Mountain National Park, USA 
Bretfeld; Franklin; Peet in: Journal of Vegetation Science (2019), 30:1, pp 121-133

Regeneration of Metrosideros polymorpha forests in Hawaii after landscape-level canopy dieback
Mertelmeyer et al. in: Journal of Vegetation Science (2019), 30:1, pp 146-155

The effects of grazing regimes on phenological stages, intervals and divergences of alpine plants on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau
Li et al. in: Journal of Vegetation Science (2019), 30:1, pp 134-145


A national approach to leverage the benefits of tree planting on public lands
Dumroese et al. in: New Forests (2019), 50:1, pp 1-9

Regeneration for resilience framework to support regeneration decisions for species with populations at risk of extirpation by white pine blister rust
Schoettle et al. in: New Forests (2019), 50:1, pp 89-114

Silvicultural options in forests of the southern United States under changing climatic conditions
Guldin in: New Forests (2019), 50:1, pp 71-87

The role of reforestation in carbon sequestration
Nave et al. in: New Forests (2019), 50:1, pp 115-137


Bryophyte stable isotope composition, diversity and biomass define tropical montane cloud forest extent
Horwath et al. in: Proceedings of the Royal Society B – Biological Sciences (2019), 286:1895, Article 82284


Increased root investment can explain the higher survival of seedlings of ‘mesic’ Quercus suber than ‘xeric’ Quercus ilex in sandy soils during a summer drought
Ramirez-Valiente et al. in: Tree Physiology (2019), 39:1, pp 64-75

Lack of acclimation of leaf area: sapwood area ratios in pinon pine and juniper in response to precipitation reduction and warming
McBranch et al. in: Tree Physiology (2019), 39:1, pp 135-142

Tree host-pathogen interactions as influenced by drought timing: linking physiological performance, biochemical defence and disease severity
Hossain et al. in: Tree Physiology (2019), 39:1, pp 6-18


Influence of evaporative cooling by urban forests on cooling demand in cities
Moss et al. in: Urban Forestry & Urban Greening (2019), 37, pp 65/73

Urban heat islands in relation to green land use in European cities 
Nastran et al. in: Urban Forestry & Urban Greening (2019), 37, pp 33-41

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