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Anchukaitis KJ, Wilson R, Briffa KR, Büntgen U, Cook ER, D’Arrigo R, Davi N, Esper J, Frank D, Gunnarson B, Hegerl G, Helama S, Klesse S, Krusic PJ, Linderholm HW, Myglan V, Osborn TJ, Zhang P, Rydval M, Schneider L, Schurer A, Wiles G, Zorita E (2017) Last millennium Northern Hemisphere summer temperatures from tree rings: Part II, spatially resolved reconstructions. Quaternary Science Reviews 163: 1-22 (pdf)

Andrew C, Heegaard E, Kirk P, Bässler C, Heilmann-Clausen J, Krisai-Greilhuber I, Kuyper T, Senn B, Büntgen U, Diez J, Egli S, Gange A, Halvorsen R, Høiland K, Nordén J, Rustøen F, Boddy L, Kauserud H (2017) B Big data integration: Pan-European fungal species observations’ assembly for addressing contemporary questions in ecology and global change biology. Fungal Biology Reviews doi: 10.1016/j.fbr.2017.01.001 (pdf)

Babst F, Poulter B, Bodesheim P, Mahecha MD, Frank DC (2017) Improved tree-ring archives will support earth-system science. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1: 1-2. (pdf)

Belmecheri S, Babst F, Hudson AR, Betancourt JL, Trouet V (2017) Northern Hemisphere Jet position indices as diagnostic tools for climate and ecosystem dynamics. Earth Interactions, DOI: 10.1175/EI-D-16-0023.1 (pdf)

Björklund J, Seftigen K, Schweingruber F, Fonti P, von Arx G, Bryukhanova MV; Cuny HE, Carrer M, Castagneri D, Frank DC (2017) Cell size and wall dimensions drive distinct variability of earlywood and latewood density in Northern Hemisphere conifers. New Phytologist,  216, 728-740. doi: 10.1111/nph.14639 (pdf)

Büntgen U, Bagi I, Fekete O, Molinier V, Peter M, Splivallo R, Vahdatzadeh M, Richard F, Murat C, Tegel W, Stobbe U, Martínez-Peña F, Sproll L, Hülsmann L, Nievergelt D, Meier B, Egli S (2017) New insights into the complex relationship between weight and maturity of Burgundy truffles (Tuber aestivum). PLOS ONE 12(1): e0170375. doi:10.1371/journal. pone.0170375 (pdf)

Büntgen U, Eggertsson Ó, Wacker L, Sigl M, Ljungqvist FC, Di Cosmo N, Plunkett G, Krusic PJ, Newfield TP, Esper J, Lane C, Reinig F, Oppenheimer C (2017) Multi-proxy dating of Iceland’s major pre-settlement Katla eruption to 822-823 CE. Geology (pdf)

Büntgen U, Greuter L, Bollmann K, Jenny H, Liebhold A, Galvan JD, Stenseth NC, Andrew C, Mysterud A (2017) Elevational range shifts in four mountain ungulate species from the Swiss Alps. Ecosphere 8(4): e01761. 10.1002/ecs2.1761 (pdf)

Büntgen U, Krusic P, Verstege A, Sangüesa Barreda G, Wagner S, Camarero JJ, Zorita E, Ljungqvist FC, Konter O, Oppenheimer C, Tegel W, Gärtner H, Cherubini P, Reinig F, Esper J (2017) New tree-ring evidence from the Pyrenees reveals western Mediterranean climate variability since medieval times. Journal of Climate 30: 5295-5318 (pdf)

Büntgen U, Latorre J, Egli S, Martinez-Pena F (2017) Socio-economic, scientific and political benefits of mycotourism. Ecosphere 8(7): e01870. 10.1002/ecs2.1870 (pdf)

Büntgen U, Myglan VS, Charpentier Ljungqvist F, McCormick M, Di Cosmo N, Sigl M, Jungclaus J, Wagner S, Krusic PJ, Esper J, Kaplan JO, de Vaan MAC, Luterbacher J, Wacker L, Tegel W, Solomina ON, Nicolussi K, Oppenheimer C, Reinig F, Kirdyanov AV (2017) Reply to ‘Limited Late Antique cooling’. Nature Geosciences 10: 243 (pdf)

Cailleret M, Jansen S, Robert EMR, Desoto L, Aakala T, Antos JA, Beikircher B, Bigler C, Bugmann H, Caccianiga M, Čada V, Camarero JJ, Cherubini P, Cochard H, Coyea MR, Čufar K, Das AJ, Davi H, Delzon S, Dorman M, Gea-Izquierdo G, Gillner S, Haavik LJ, Hartmann H, Heres A-M, Hultne KR, Janda P, Kane JM, Kharuk VI, Kitzberger T, Klein T, Kramer K, Lens F, Levanic T, Linares Calderon JC, Lloret F, Lobo-Do-Vale R, Lombardi F,  Lopez Rodriguez R, Mäkinen H, Mayr S, Meszaros I, Metsaranta JM, Minunno F, Oberhuber W, Papadopoulos A, Peltoniemi M,  Petritan AM, Rohner B, Sanguesa-Barreda G, Sarris D, Smith JM, Stan AB, Sterck F, Stojanovic DB, Suarez ML, Svoboda M, Tognetti R, Torres-Ruiz JM, Trotsiuk V, Villalba R, Vodde F, Westwood AR, Wyckoff PH, Zafirov N, Martinez-Vilalta J (2017) A synthesis of radial growth patterns preceding tree mortality. Global Change Biology 23: 1675-1690. (pdf)

Carrer M, Castagneri D, Prendin AL, Petit G, von Arx G (2017) Retrospective analysis of wood anatomical traits reveals a recent extension in tree cambial activity in two high-elevation conifers. Frontiers in Plant Sciences 8:737. doi:10.3389/fpls.2017.00737. (pdf)

Castagneri D, Fonti P, von Arx G, Carrer M (2017) How does climate influence xylem morphogenesis over the growing season? Insights from long-term intra-ring anatomy in Picea abies. Annals of Botany 119:1011-1020. doi:10.1093/aob/mcw274 (pdf)

Chiesi M, Fibbi L, Tognetti R, Lombardi F, Chirici G, Teobaldelli M, Cherubini P, Maselli F (2017). Assessment of inter-annual forest production variations in Italy by the use of remote-sensing and ancillary data. European Journal of Remote Sensing 50, 1: 577-587. (pdf)

Duan J, Esper J, Büntgen U, Li L, Xoplaki E, Zhang H, Wang L, Fang Y, Luterbacher J (2017) Weakening of annual temperature cycle over the Tibetan Plateau since the 1870s. Nature Communications 8: 14008 (pdf)

Esper J, Büntgen U, Denzer S, Krusic PJ, Luterbacher J, Schäfer R, Schreg R, Werner J (2017) Environmental drivers of historical grain price variations in Europe. Climate Research 72: 39-52

Esper J, Carnelli A, Kamenik C, Filot M, Leuenberger M, Treydte K (2017) Spruce tree-ring proxy signals during cold and warm periods. Dendrobiology 77: 3-18. (pdf)

Evans MEK, Falk DA, Arizpe A, Swetnam TL, Babst F, Holsinger KE (2017) Fusing tree-ring and forest inventory data to infer influences on tree growth. Ecosphere, 8, 1-20. (pdf)

Fernández de-Uña L, Rossi S, Aranda I, Fonti P, González-González BD, Cañellas I, Gea-Izquierdo G (2017) Xylem and leaf functional adjustments to drought in Pinus sylvestris and Quercus pyrenaica at their altitudinal boundary. Frontiers in Plant Sciences 8:1200, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.01200 (pdf)

Giammarchi F, Cherubini P, Pretsch H, Tonon G (2017)  The increse of atmospheric CO2 affects growth potential and intrinsic water-use efficiency of Norway spruce forests: insights from a multi-stable isotope analysis in tree rings of two Alpine chronosequences. Trees 31: 503-515. (pdf)

Giammarchi F, Vacchiano G, Bertagnoli A, Ventura M, Panzacchi P, Cherubini P, Tonon G (2017). Effects of the lack of forest management on spatiotemporal dynamics of a subalpine Pinus cembra forest. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research 32, 2, 142-153. (pdf)

Gomez-Brandon M., Ascher-Jenull J., Bardelli T., Fornasier F., Fravolini G., Arfaioli P., Ceccherini M.T., Pietramellara G., Lamorski K., Slawinski C, Bertoldi D, Egli M, Cherubini P, Insam H (2017) Physico-chemical and microbiological evidence of exposure effects on Picea abies - Coarse woody debris at different stages of decay. Forest Ecology Management 391: 376-389. (pdf)

Hartl-Meier C, Esper J, Liebhold A, Konter O, Rothe A, Büntgen U (2017) Effects of host abundance on larch budmoth outbreaks in the European Alps. Agricultural and Forest Entomology doi: 10.1111/afe.12216 (pdf)

Hellmann L, Tegel W, Geyer J, Kirdyanov AV, Nikolaev AV, Eggertsson Ó, Altman J, Reinig F, Morganti S, Wacker L, Büntgen U (2017) Dendro-provenancing of Arctic driftwood. Quaternary Science Reviews 162: 1-11 (pdf)

Henne P, Bigalke M, Büntgen U, Colombaroli D, Conedera M, Feller U, Frank D, Fuhrer J, Grosjean M, Heiri O, Luterbacher J, Mestrot A, Rigling A, Rössler O, Rohr C, Rutishauser T, Schwikowski M, Stampfli A, Szidat S, Theurillat JP, Weingartner R, Wilcke W, Tinner W (2017) An empirical perspective for understanding climate change impacts in Switzerland. Regional Environmental Change doi: 10.1007/s10113-017-1182-9 (pdf)

Huang W, Fonti P, Bo Larsen J, Callesen I, Ræbild A, Bjerregaard Pedersen N, Kehlet Hansen J (2017) Projecting tree-growth responses into future climate: a study case from a Danish-wide common garden. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 247:240-251 (pdf)

Iturrate-Garcia M, Heijmans M M, Schweingruber FH, Maximov TC, Niklaus PA, Schaepman-Strub G (2017) Shrub growth rate and bark responses to soil warming and nutrient addition–a dendroecological approach in a field experiment. Dendrochronologia. 45:12-22 (pdf)

Leonelli G, Battipaglia G, Cherubini P, Saurer M, Siegwolf R, Maugeri M, Stenni B, Fusco S, Maggi V, Pelfini M (2017) Larix decidua d18O tree-ring cellulose mainly reflects the isotopic signature of winter snow in a high-altitude glacial valley of the European Alps. Science of the Total Environment 579: 230-237. (pdf)

Moser B, Büntgen U, Molinier V, Peter M, Sproll L, Stobbe U, Tegel W, Egli S (2017) Vegetation as an indicator for Tuber aestivum occurrence in Central Europe. Fungal Ecology 29: 59-66 (pdf)

Nielsen SS, von Arx G, Damgaard CF, Abermann J, Buchwal A, Büntgen U, Treier UA, Barfod AS, Normand S. (2017) Linking spatio-temporal variability of climate, xylem anatomical features, and growth of Betula nana from Western Greenland. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 49:359-371. (pdf)

Oppenheimer C, Wacker L, Xu J, Galván JD, Stoffel M, Orchard A, Guillet S, Corona C, Sigl M, Di Cosmo N, Hajdas I, Pan B, Breuker R, Schneider L, Esper J, Fei J, Hammond JOS, Büntgen U (2017) Multi-proxy dating of the ‘Millennium Eruption’ of Changbaishan and the Eldgjá lava floods. Quaternary Science Reviews 158: 164-171 (pdf)

Pappas C, Mahecha MD, Frank DC, Babst F, Koutsoyiannis D (2017) Ecosystem functioning is enveloped by hydrometeorological variability. Nature Ecology and Evolution, DOI: 10.1038/s41559-017-0277-5. (pdf)

Peters RL, Klesse S, Fonti P, Frank DC (2017) Contribution of climate vs. larch budmoth outbreaks in regulating biomass accumulation in high-elevation forests. Forest Ecology and Management 401:147-158. (pdf)

Petrucco L, Nardini A, von Arx G, Saurer M, Cherubini P (2017) Isotope signals and anatomical features in tree rings suggest a role for hydraulic strategies in diffuse drought-induced die-back of Pinus nigra. Tree Physiology 37: 523-535. (pdf)

Piermattei A, Urbinati C, Tonelli E, Eggertsson Ó, Levanic T, Kaczka R, Andrew C, Schöne BR, Büntgen U (2017) Potential and limitation of combining terrestrial and marine proxy archives from Iceland. Global and Planetary Change 155: 213–224 (pdf)

Prendin AL, Petit G, Carrer M, Fonti P, Björklund J, von Arx G (2017) New research perspectives from a novel approach to quantify tracheid wall thickness. Tree Physiology 37:976-983. (pdf)

Rieger I, Kowarik I, Cherubini P, Cierjacks A (2017) A novel dendrochronological approach reveals drivers of carbon sequestration in tree species of riparian forests across spatiotemporal scales. Science of the Total Environment 574, 1261-1275. (pdf)

Roeder A, Schweingruber FH, Fischer M, Roscher C (2017) Growth ring analysis of multiple dicotyledonous herb species—A novel community-wide approach. Basic and Applied Ecology21:23-33 (pdf)

Sánchez-Salguero R, Hevia A, Camarero JJ, Treydte K, Frank DC, Crivellaro A, Domínguez-Delmás M, Hellman L, Kaczka RJ, Kaye M, Akhmetzyanov L, Waseem Ashiq M, Bhuyan U, Bondarenko O, Camisón A, Camps S, Constante García V, Vaz FC, Gavrila IG, Gulbranson E, Huhtamaa H, Janecka K, Jeffers D, Jochner M, Koutecký T, Lamrani-Alaoui M, Lebreton-Anberrée J, Martín Seijo M, Matulewski P, Metslaid S, Miron S, Morrisey R, Opdebeeck J, Ovchinnikov S, Peters R, Petritan AM, Popkova M, Rehorkova S, Rodríguez Ariza MO, Sánchez-Miranda A, Van der Linden M, Vannoppen A, Volařík D (2017) An intensive tree-ring experience. Connecting education and research during the 25th European Dendroecological Fieldweek (Asturias, Spain). Dendrochronologia 42: 80-93. (pdf)

Seiler R, Houlié N, Cherubini P (2017) Tree-ring width reveals the preparation of the 1974 Mt. Etna eruption. Scientific Reports 7: 44019 | DOI: 10.1038/srep44019. (pdf)

Seiler R, Kirchner JW, Krusic PJ, Tognetti R, Houlié N, Andronico D, Cullotta S, Egli M, D’Arrigo R, Cherubini P (2017) Insensitivity of tree-ring growth to temperature and precipitation sharpens the puzzle of enhanced pre-eruption NDVI on Mt. Etna (Italy). PLoS ONE 12, 1: e0169297. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0169297, 1-21. (pdf)

Solly EF, Djukic I, Moiseev PA, Andreyashkina NI, Devi NM, Göransson H, Mazepa VS, Shiyatov SG, Trubina MR, Schweingruber FH, Wilmking M, Hagedorn F (2017) Treeline advances and associated shifts in the ground vegetation alter fine root dynamics and mycelia production in the South and Polar Urals. Oecologia 183: 571-586, doi: 10.1007/s00442-016-3785-0 (pdf)

Sidorova MO, Büntgen U, Omurova GT, Kardash OV, Myglan VS (2017) First dendro-archaeological evidence of a completely excavated medieval settlement in the extreme north of Western Siberia. Dendrochronologia 44: 146-152 (pdf)

Timofeeva G, Treydte K, Bugmann H, Rigling A, Schaub M, Siegwolf RTW, Saurer M (2017) Long-term effects of drought on tree-ring growth and carbon isotope variability in Scots pine in a dry environment. Tree Physiology, doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpx041. (pdf)

Vitali V, Büntgen U, Bauhus J (2017) Silver fir and Douglas fir are more tolerant to extreme droughts than Norway spruce in south-western Germany. Global Change Biology doi: 10.1111/gcb.13774 (pdf)

von Arx G, Arzac A, Fonti P, Frank D, Zweifel R, Rigling A, Galiano L, Gessler A, Olano JM. (2017). Responses of sapwood ray parenchyma and non-structural carbohydrates (NSC) of Pinus sylvestris to drought and long-term irrigation. Functional Ecology 31:1371–1382. doi:10.1111/1365-2435.12860 (pdf)

Wilson R, Wilson D, Rydval M, Crone A, Büntgen U, Clark S, Ehmer J, Forbes E, Fuentes M, Gunnarson BE, Linderholm HW, Nicolussi K, Wood C, Mills C (2017) Facilitating tree-ring dating of historic conifer timbers using Blue Intensity. Journal of Archaeological Science 78: 99-111 (pdf)

Zhang Z, Babst F, Bellassen V, Frank D, Launois T, Tan K, Ciais P, Poulter B (2017) Converging climate sensitivities of European forests between observed radial tree growth and vegetation models. Ecosystems, DOI: 10.1007/s10021-017-0157-5. (pdf)


Andrew C, Heegaard E, Halvorsen R, Martinez-Pena F, Egli S, Kirk PM, Bässler C, Büntgen U, Aldea J, Høiland K, Boddy L, Kauserud H (2016) Climate impacts on fungal community and trait dynamics. Fungal Ecology 22: 17-25 (pdf)

Angel R, Conrad R, Dvorsky M, Kopecky M, Kotilínek M, Hiiesalu I, Schweingruber F, Dolezal J (2016) The Root-Associated Microbial Community of the World’s Highest Growing Vascular Plants. Microbial Ecology doi: 10.1007/s00248-016-0779-8 (pdf)

Babst F, Wright WE, Szejner P, Wells LP, Belmecheri S, Monson R (2016) Blue intensity parameters derived from Ponderosa pine tree rings characterize intra-annual density fluctuations and reveal seasonally divergent water limitations. Trees – Structure and Function, DOI: 10.1007/s00468-016-1377-6. (pdf)

Balducci L, Cuny HE, Rathgeber CBK, Deslauriers A, Giovannelli A, Rossi S (2016) Compensatory mechanisms mitigate the effect of warming and drought on wood formation. Plant, Cell & Environment 39(6): 1338-1352. (pdf)

Bast A, Wilcke W, Graf F, Lüscher P, Gärtner H (2016) Does mycorrhizal inoculation improve plant survival, aggregate stability, and fine root development on a coarse-grained soil in an alpine eco-engineering field experiment?, J. Geophys. Res. Biogeosci., 121, 2158–2171, doi:10.1002/2016JG003422. (pdf)

Battipaglia G, Campelo F, Vieira J, Grabner M, De Micco V, Nabais C, Cherubini P, Carrer M, Bräuning A, Cufar K, Di Filippo A, Garcia-Gonzales I, Koprowski M, Klisz M, Kirdyanov AV, Zafirov N, de Luis M (2016). Structure and function of intra-annual density fluctuations: mind the gaps. Frontiers in Plant Science 7, article 595, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00595. (pdf)

Bätz N, Colombini P, Cherubini P, Lane SN (2016) Groundwater controls on biogeomorphic succession and river channel morphodynamics. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface 121, 1763-1785, doi:10.1002/ 2016JF004009. (pdf)

Black BA, Griffin D, van der Sleen P, Wanamaker AD, Speer J H, Frank DC, Stahle DW, Pederson N, Copenheaver CA, Trouet V, Griffin S, Gillanders BM (2016) The value of crossdating to retain high-frequency variability, climate signals, and extreme events in environmental proxies. Global Change Biology. doi:10.1111/gcb.13256 (pdf)

Blanchette R, Held BW, Hellmann L, Millman L, Büntgen U (2016) Arctic driftwood reveals unexpectedly rich fungal diversity. Fungal Ecology 23: 58-65 (pdf)

Bosela M, Popa I, Gomory D, Longauer R, Tobin B, Kyncl J, Kyncl T, Nechita C, Petrás R, Sidor C, Seben V, Büntgen U (2016) Effects of postglacial phylogeny and genetic diversity on the growth variability and climate sensitivity of European silver fir. Journal of Ecology doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12561 (pdf)

Bräuning A, De Ridder M, Zafirov N, García-González I, Dimitrov D, Gärtner H (2016) Macroscopic tree-ring features: Indicators of extreme event impacts. IAWA-Journal 37(2): 206-231. (pdf)

Brázdil R, Dobrovolný P, Trnka M, Büntgen U, Řezníčková L, Kotyza O, Valášek H, Stepanek P (2016) Documentary and instrumental-based drought indices for the Czech Lands back to AD 1501. Climatic Research 70: 103-117 (pdf)

Büntgen U (2016) Bridge over troubled water – valuing Russia’s scientific landscape. Climate Research 70: 95-98 (pdf)

Büntgen U, Di Cosmo N (2016) Climatic and environmental aspects of the Mongol withdrawal from Hungary in 1242 CE. Nature Scientific Reports 6, 25606; doi: 10.1038/srep25606 (pdf)

Büntgen U, Jäggi M, Stobbe U, Tegel W, Sproll L, Eikenberg J, Egli S (2016) All-clear for gourmets: truffles not radioactive. Biogeosciences 13: 1145-1147 (pdf)

Büntgen U, Myglan VS, Charpentier Ljungqvist F, McCormick M, Di Cosmo N, Sigl M, Jungclaus J, Wagner S, Krusic PJ, Esper J, Kaplan JO, de Vaan MAC, Luterbacher J, Wacker L, Tegel W, Kirdyanov AV (2016) Cooling and societal change during the Late Antique Little Ice Age from 536 to around 660 AD. Nature Geoscience doi: 10.1038/ngeo2652 (pdf)

Camenisch C, Keller KM, Salvisberg M, Amann B, Bauch M, Blumer S, Brázdil R, Brönnimann S, Büntgen U, Campbell BMS, Fernández-Donado L, Fleitmann D, Glaser R, González-Rouco F, Grosjean M, Hoffmann RC, Huhtamaa H, Joos F, Kiss A, Kotyza O, Lehner F, Luterbacher J, Maughan N, Neukom R, Novy T, Priby K, Raible CC, Riemann D, Schuh M, Slavin P, Werner JP, Wetter O (2016) The 1430s: a cold period of extraordinary internal climate variability during the early Spörer Minimum with social and economic impacts in north-western and central Europe. Climate of the Past 12: 2107-2126 (pdf)

Charney ND, Babst F, Poulter B, Record S, Trouet VM, Frank D, Enquist BJ, Evand MEK (2016) Observed forest sensitivity to climate implies large changes in 21st Century North American forest growth. Ecology Letters 19:1119-1128 (pdf)

Cherubini P (2016). In memoriam of Elio Corona (1930 - 2015). Dendrochronologia 37, 128 (pdf)

Cocozza C, Ravera S, Cherubini P, Lombardi F, Marchetti M, Tognetti R (2016) Integrated biomonitoring of airborne pollutants over space and time using tree rings, bark, leaves and epiphytic lichens. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening 17, 177-191. (pdf)

Colombaroli D, Cherubini P, De Ridder M, Saurer M, Toirambe B, Zweifel N, Beeckman H (2016) Stable carbon and oxygen isotopes in tree rings show physiological responses of Pericopsis elata to precipitation in the Congo Basin. Journal of Tropical Ecology 32, 213-225. (pdf)

Cuny HE, Rathgeber CBK (2016) Xylogenesis: coniferous trees of temperate forests are listening to the climate tale during the growing season, but only remember the last words! Plant Physiology 171, 306–317. (pdf)

Dahlgren J, Rizzi S, Schweingruber FH, Hellmann L, Büntgen U (2016) Age distributions of Greenlandic dwarf shrubs support concept of negligible actuarial senescence. Ecosphere 7(10): e01521. 10.1002/ecs2.1521 (pdf)

Datsenko NM, Sonechkin DM, Büntgen U, Yang B (2016) Universal growth modes of high-elevation conifers. Dendrochronologia 38: 38-50 (pdf)

De Micco V, Battipaglia G, Balzano A, Cherubini P, Aronne G (2016) Are wood fibres as sensitive to environmental conditions as vessels in tree rings with intra-annual density fluctuations (IADFs) in Mediterranean species? Trees 30, 971-983. (pdf)

De Micco V, Campelo F, De Luis M, Bräuning A, Grabner M, Battipaglia G, Cherubini P (2016) Intra-annual density fluctuations in tree rings: how, when, where and why? IAWA Journal 37, 232-259. (pdf)

Dobrovolný P, Rybníček M, Büntgen U, Trnka M, Brázdil R, Stachoň Z, Prokop O, Kolář T (2016) Recent growth coherence in long-term oak (Quercus spp.) ring width chronologies in the Czech Republic. Climatic Research 70: 133-141 (pdf)

Dolezal J, Dvorsky M, Kopecky M, Liancourt P, Hiiesalu I, Macek M, Altman J, Chlumska Z, Rehakova K, Capkova K, Borovec J, Mudrak O, Wild J, Schweingruber F (2016) Vegetation dynamics at the upper elevational limit of vascular plants in Himalaya. Nature Scientific Reports 6: 24881 doi: 10.1038/srep24881 (pdf)

Esper J, Krusic PJ, Ljungqvist FC, Luterbacher J, Career M, Cook E, Davi NK, Hartl-Meier C, Kirdyanov A, Konter O, Myglan V, Timonen M, Treydte K, Trouet V, Villalba R, Wilson RJS, Yang B, Büntgen U (2016) Ranking of tree-ring based temperature reconstructions of the past millennium. Quaternary Science Review 145:134-151 (pdf)

Fonti P, Babushkina E (2016) Tracheid anatomical responses to climate in a forest-steppe in Southern Siberia. Dendrochronologia 39, 32-41 (pdf)

Fravolini G, Egli M, Derungs C, Cherubini P, Ascher-Jenulli J, Gomez-Brandon M, Bardelli T, Tognetti R, Lombardi F, Marchetti M (2016) Soil attributes and microclimate are important drivers of initial deadwood decay in sub-alpine Norway spruce forests. Science of the Total Environment 569-570, 1064-1076. (pdf)

Gessler A, Treydte K (2016) The fate and age of carbon - insights into the storage and remobilisation dynamics in trees. New Phytologist 209: 1338-1340 (pdf)

Girardin MP, Bouriaud O, Hogg T, Kurz WA, Zimmermann NE, Metsaranta J, de Jong R, Frank DC, Esper J, Büntgen U, Guo XJ, Bhatti J (2016) No growth stimulation of Canada’s boreal forest under half-century of combined warming and CO2 fertilization. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA E8406-E8414, doi: (pdf)

Giuggiola A, Ogée J, Gessler A, Rigling A, Bugmann H, Treydte K (2016) Improvement of water and light availability after thinning at a xeric site: Which matters more? A dual isotope approach. New Phytologist 210: 108-121. (pdf)

He H, Jansson P, Svensson M, Björklund J, Tarvainen L, Leif Klemedtsson L, Kasimir Å (2016) Forests on drained agricultural peatland are potentially large sources of greenhouse gases–insights from a full rotation period simulation, Biogeosciences 13.8 : 2305-2318 (pdf)

Heegaard E, Boddy L, Diez JM, Halvorsen R, Kauserud H, Kuyper TW, Bässler C, Büntgen U, Gange AC, Krisai-Greilhuber I, Andrew CJ, Ayer F, Høiland K, Kirk P, Egli S (2016) Fine-scale spatiotemporal dynamics of fungal fruiting: prevalence, amplitude, range and continuity. Ecography 39: 1-13 doi: 10.1111/ecog.02256 (pdf)

Hellmann L, Agafonov L, Churakova (Sidorova) O, Düthorn E, Eggertsson O, Esper J, Kirdyanov AV, Knorre AA, Matskovsky V, Moiseev P, Myglan VS, Nikolaev AN, Reinig F, Schweingruber F, Solomina O, Tegel W, Büntgen U (2016) Regional coherency of boreal forest growth defines Arctic driftwood provenancing. Dendrochronologia 39: 3-9 (pdf)

Hellmann L, Agafonov L, Ljungqvist FC, Churakova O, Düthorn E, Esper J, Huelsmann L, Kirdyanov AV, Moiseev P, Myglan VS, Nikolaev AN, Reinig F, Schweingruber FH, Solomina O, Tegel W, Büntgen U (2016) Diverse growth trends and climate responses across Eurasia’s boreal forest. Environmental Research Letters 11, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/11/7/074021 (pdf)

Hellmann L, Kirdyanov A, Büntgen U (2016) Effects of boreal timber rafting on the composition of Arctic driftwood. Forests 7, 257; doi:10.3390/f7110257 (pdf)

Hogg A, Southon J, Turney C, Palmer J, Bronk Ramsey C, Fenwick P, Boswijk G, Büntgen U, Friedrich M, Helle G, Hughen K, Jones R, Kromer B, Noronha A, Reinig F, Reynard L, Staff R, Wacker L (2016) Decadal resolved Lateglacial radiocarbon evidence from New Zealand kauri. Radiocarbon doi: 10.1017/RDC.2016.86 (pdf)

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