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  • Ectomycorrhizal fungi with hydrophobic mycelia and rhizomorphs dominate in young pine trees surviving experimental drought stress 

    Castaño Soler, Carles; Suárez-Vidal, Estefanía; Zas, Rafael; Bonet Lledos, José Antonio; Oliva Palau, Jonàs; Sampedro, Luis (Elsevier, 2023)
    Mycorrhizal fungi can help plants to cope with drought, but research on the fungal communities that are more resistant to drought or alleviate drought stress of trees is still scarce. In this study, we investigated effects ...
  • Characterizing the rate of spread of large wildfires in emerging fire environments of northwestern Europe using visible infrared imaging radiometer suite active fire data 

    Cardil Forradellas, Adrián; Tapia, Víctor M.; Monedero, Santiago; Quiñones, Tomás; Little, Kerryn; Stoof, Cathelijne R.; Ramirez, Joaquín R; Miguel Magaña, Sergio de (European Geosciences Union, 2023)
    In recent years fires of greater magnitude have been documented throughout northwest Europe. With several climate projections indicating future increases in fire activity in this temperate area, it is imperative to identify ...
  • Climate teleconnections modulate global burned area 

    Cardil Forradellas, Adrián; Rodrigues, Marcos; Tapia, Mario; Barbero, Renaud; Ramírez, Joaquín; Stoof, Cathelijne R.; Silva, Carlos Alberto; Mohan, Midhun; Miguel Magaña, Sergio de (Springer Nature, 2023)
    Climate teleconnections (CT) remotely influence weather conditions in many regions on Earth, entailing changes in primary drivers of fire activity such as vegetation biomass accumulation and moisture. We reveal significant ...
  • The FLUXNET2015 dataset and the ONEFlux processing pipeline for eddy covariance data 

    Pastorello, Gilberto; Trotta, Carlo; Canfora, Eleonora; Chu, Housen; Christianson, Danielle; Cheah, You-Wei; Poindexter, Cristina; Chen, Jiquan; Elbashandy, Abdelrahman; Humphrey, Marty; Isaac, Peter; Polidori, Diego; Reichstein, Markus; Ribeca, Alessio; Ingen, Catharine van; Resco de Dios, Víctor (Springer Nature, 2020)
    The FLUXNET2015 dataset provides ecosystem-scale data on CO2, water, and energy exchange between the biosphere and the atmosphere, and other meteorological and biological measurements, from 212 sites around the globe (over ...
  • Termite sensitivity to temperature affects global wood decay rates 

    Zanne, Amy E.; Flores-Moreno, Habacuc; Powell, Jeff R.; Cornwell, William K.; Dalling, James W.; Austin, Amy T.; Classen, Aimée T.; Eggleton, Paul; Okada, Kei-ichi; Parr, Catherine L.; Adair, E. Carol; Adu-Bredu, Stephen; Alam, Md Azharul; Alvarez-Garzón, Carolina; Apgaua, Deborah; Bonet Lledos, José Antonio; Resco de Dios, Víctor (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2022)
    Deadwood is a large global carbon store with its store size partially determined by biotic decay. Microbial wood decay rates are known to respond to changing temperature and precipitation. Termites are also important ...
  • Temperature sensitivity of termites determines global wood decay rates 

    Zanne, Amy E.; Flores-Moreno, Habacuc; Powell, Jeff R.; Cornwell, William K.; Dalling, James W.; Austin, Amy T.; Classen, Aimée T.; Eggleton, Paul; Okada, Kei-ichi; Parr, Catherine L.; Adair, E. Carol; Adu-Bredu, Stephen Stephen; Alam, Md Azharul; Alvarez-Garzón, Carolina; Apgaua, Deborah; Bonet Lledos, José Antonio; Resco de Dios, Víctor (2022)
    Animals, such as termites, have largely been overlooked as global-scale drivers of biogeochemical cycles1,2, despite site-specific findings3,4. Deadwood turnover, an important component of the carbon cycle, is driven by ...
  • Long-term geomorphic adjustments following the recoupling of a tributary to its main-stem river 

    Blackburn, Joel; Marteau, Baptiste; Vericat Querol, Damià; Batalla, Ramon J.; Comte, Jean-Christophe; Gibbins, Christopher (Elsevier, 2023)
    River restoration and rehabilitation projects are widespread, but rarely include the data needed to fully evaluate if they are successful in achieving their goals or how long the process of readjustment takes before a new ...
  • Seasonal precipitation and continentality drive bimodal growth in Mediterranean forests 

    Valeriano, Cristina; Gutiérrez, Emilia; Colangelo, Michele; Gazol, Antonio; Sánchez-Salguero, Raúl; Tumajer, Jan; Shishov, Vladimir; Bonet Lledos, José Antonio; Martínez de Aragón, Juan; Ibáñez, Ricardo; Valerio, Mercedes; Camarero, J. Julio (Elsevier, 2023)
    Tree phenology is sensitive to climate warming and changes in seasonal precipitation. Long xylogenesis records are scarce, thus limiting our ability to analyse how radial growth responds to climate variability. Alternatively, ...
  • Tree species growth response to climate in mixtures of Quercus robur/Quercus petraea and Pinus sylvestris across Europe - a dynamic, sensitive equilibrium 

    Vospernik, Sonja; Heym, Michael; Pretzsch, Hans; Pach, Maciej; Steckel, Mathias; Aldea, Jorge; Brazaitis, Gediminas; Bravo-Oviedo, Andrés; Del Rio, Miren; Löf, Magnus; Pardos, Marta; Bielak, Kamil; Bravo, Felipe; Coll Mir, Lluís (Elsevier, 2023)
    Quercus robur/Quercus petraea and Pinus sylvestris are widely distributed and economically important tree species in Europe co-occurring on mesotrophic, xeric and mesic sites. Increasing dry conditions may reduce their ...
  • Ecosystem-level effects of re-oligotrophication and N:P imbalances in rivers and estuaries on a global scale 

    Ibáñez, Carles; Caiola, Nuno; Barquín, José; Belmar, Oscar; Benito-Granell, Xavier; Casals i Martí, Frederic; Fennessy, Siobhan; Hughes, Jocelyne; Palmer, Margaret; Peñuelas, Josep; Romero, Estela; Sardans, Jordi (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2022)
    Trends and ecological consequences of phosphorus (P) decline and increasing nitrogen (N) to phosphorus (N:P) ratios in rivers and estuaries are reviewed and discussed. Results suggest that re-oligotrophication is a dominant ...
  • Downstream changes of particle entrainment in a hydropeaked river 

    López Alonso, Raúl; Garcia, Celso; Vericat Querol, Damià; Batalla, Ramon J. (Elsevier, 2020-11-25)
    Hydropeaking, through artificially generated flow peaks, affects hydro-sedimentary dynamics on rivers. The frequency and magnitude of such artificial flow pulses impact sedimentary process and, inevitably, affects bed-material ...
  • Edible wild mushrooms of the Northern Mediterraneanarea - Sectorial analysis and future perspectives 

    Brenko, Anton; Vidale, Enrico; Oliach, Daniel; Marois, Olivia; Andrighetto, Nicola; Stara, Kalliopi; Martínez de Aragón, Juan; Bonet Lledos, José Antonio (Consejo Superior Investigaciones Científicas-CSIC, 2022)
    Aim of study: Wild mushrooms are among the most widespread non-wood forest products in the Mediterranean region contributing to the rural economies. However, the wild mushroom sector still faces problems along its supply ...
  • Factors influencing successful establishment of exotic Pinus radiata seedlings with co-introduced Lactarius deliciosus or local ectomycorrhizal fungal communities 

    Wang, Ran; Wang, Yanliang; Guerin-Laguette, Alexis; Zhang, Peng; Colinas, C. (Carlos); Yu, Fuqiang (Frontiers Media S.A., 2022)
    An introduction of exotic or non-native trees may fail due to a lack of suitable fungal partners. We planted exotic Pinus radiata in Xifeng, Guizhou Southwest China. Strategies to introduce P. radiata seedlings either ...
  • Aboveground biomass density models for NASA’s Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) lidar mission 

    Duncanson, Laura; Kellner, James R.; Armston, John; Dubayah, Ralph; Minor, David M.; Hancock, Steven; Healey, Sean P.; Patterson, Paul L.; Saarela, Svetlana; Marselis, Suzanne; Silva, Carlos E.; Bruening, Jamis; Goetz, Scott J.; Tang, Hao; Hofton, Michelle; Blair, Bryan; Luthcke, Scott; Fatoyinbo, Lola; Abernethy, Katharine; Alonso, Alfonso; Andersen, Hans-Erik; Aplin, Paul; Baker, Timothy R.; Barbier, Nicolas; Bastin, Jean-Francois; Biber, Peter; Boeckx, Pascal; Bogaert, Jan; Boschetti, Luigi; Brehm Boucher, Peter; Boyd, Doreen S.; Burslem, David; Calvo-Rodriguez, Sofia; Chave, Jérôme; Chazdon, Robin L.; Clark, David B.; Clark, Deborah A.; Cohen, Warren B.; Coomes, David A.; Corona, Piermaria; Cushman, Katherine C.; Cutler, Mark E.J.; Dalling, James W.; Dalponte, Michele; Dash, Jonathan; Miguel Magaña, Sergio de; Deng, Songqiu; Woods Ellis, Peter; Erasmus, Barend; Fekety, Patrick A.; Fernandez-Landa, Alfredo; Ferraz, Antonio; Fischer, Rico; Fisher, Adrian G.; García-Abril, Antonio; Gobakken, Terje; Hacker, Jorg M.; Heurich, Marco; Hill, Ross A.; Hopkinson, Chris; Huang, Huabing; Hubbell, Stephen P.; Hudak, Andrew T.; Huth, Andreas; Imbach, Benedikt; Jeffery, Kathryn J.; Katoh, Masato; Kearsley, Elizabeth; Kenfack, David; Kljun, Natascha; Knapp, Nikolai; Král, Kamil; Krůček, Martin; Labrière, Nicolas; Lewis, Simon L.; Longo, Marcos; Lucas, Richard M.; Main, Russell; Manzanera, Jose A.; Vásquez Martínez, Rodolfo; Mathieu, Renaud; Memiaghe, Herve; Meyer, Victoria; Monteagudo Mendoza, Abel; Monerris, Alessandra; Montesano, Paul; Morsdorf, Felix; Næsset, Erik; Naidoo, Laven; Nilus, Reuben; O’Brien, Michael; Orwig, David A.; Papathanassiou, Konstantinos; Parker, Geoffrey; Philipson, Christopher; Phillips, Oliver L.; Pisek, Jan; Poulsen, John R.; Pretzsch, Hans; Rüdiger, Christoph; Saatchi, Sassan S.; Sanchez-Azofeifa, Arturo; Sanchez-Lopez, Nuria; Scholes, Robert; Silva, Carlos Alberto; Simard, Marc; Skidmore, Andrew; Stereńczak, Krzysztof; Tanase, Mihai; Torresan, Chiara; Valbuena, Ruben; Verbeeck, Hans; Vrska, Tomas; Wessels, Konrad; White, Joanne C.; White, Lee J.T.; Zahabu, Eliakimu; Zgraggen, Carlo (Elsevier, 2022)
    NASA’s Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) is collecting spaceborne full waveform lidar data with a primary science goal of producing accurate estimates of forest aboveground biomass density (AGBD). This ...
  • Spatial Prioritization for Wildfire Mitigation by Integrating Heterogeneous Spatial Data: A New Multi-Dimensional Approach for Tropical Rainforests 

    Sakti, Anjar Dimara; Fauzi, Adam Irwansyah; Takeuchi, Wataru; Pradhan, Biswajeet; Yarime, Masaru; Vega García, Cristina; Agustina, Elprida; Wibisono, Dionisius; Anggraini, Tania Septi; Theodora, Megawati Oktaviani; Ramadhanti, Desi; Muhammad, Miqdad Fadhil; Aufaristama, Muhammad; Putra Perdana, Agung Mahadi; Wikantika, Ketut (MDPI, 2022)
    Wildfires drive deforestation that causes various losses. Although many studies have used spatial approaches, a multi-dimensional analysis is required to determine priority areas for mitigation. This study identified ...
  • Correction to: Variations in biomass of fungal guilds are primarily driven by factors related to soil conditions in Mediterranean Pinus pinaster forests 

    Hagenbo, Andreas; Alday, Josu G.; Martínez de Aragón, Juan; Castaño Soler, Carles; Miguel Magaña, Sergio de; Bonet, José Antonio; Bonet Lledos, José Antonio (Springer Nature, 2022)
  • Fungal Perspective of Pine and Oak Colonization in Mediterranean Degraded Ecosystems 

    Adamo, Irene; Dashevskaya, Svetlana; Alday, Josu G. (MDPI, 2022)
    Forest restoration has become one of the most important challenges for restoration ecology in the recent years. In this regard, soil fungi are fundamental drivers of forest ecosystem processes, with significant implications ...
  • Unravelling the effect of species mixing on water use and drought stress in Mediterranean forests: a modelling approach 

    De Cáceres, Miquel; Mencuccini, Maurizio; Martin-St Paul, Nicolas; Limousin, Jean-Marc; Coll Mir, Lluís; Poyatos, Rafael; Cabon, Antoine; Granda, Víctor; Forner,Alicia; Valladares, Fernando; Martínez-Vilalta, Jordi (Elsevier, 2021)
    Understanding how water use and drought stress in woody plants change in relation to compositional, structural and environmental variability of mixed forests is key to understand their functioning and dynamics. Observational ...
  • Analyzing Canopy Height Patterns and Environmental Landscape Drivers in Tropical Forests Using NASA’s GEDI Spaceborne LiDAR 

    Adrah, Esmaeel; Wan Mohd Jaafar, W.S.; Omar, Hamdan; Bajaj, Shaurya; Vieira Leite, Rodrigo; Mazlan, Siti Munirah; Silva, Carlos Alberto; Chel Gee Ooi, Maggie; Mohd Said, Mohd Nizam; Abdul Maulud, Khairul Nizam; Cardil Forradellas, Adrián; Mohan, Midhun (MDPI, 2022)
    Canopy height is a fundamental parameter for determining forest ecosystem functions such as biodiversity and above-ground biomass. Previous studies examining the underlying patterns of the complex relationship between ...
  • Individual tree detection using UAV-lidar and UAV-SfM data: A tutorial for beginners 

    Mohan, Midhun; Vieira Leite, Rodrigo; Broadbent, Eben N.; Wan Mohd Jaafar, W.S.; Srinivasan, Shruthi; Bajaj, Shaurya; Dalla Corte, Ana Paula; Hummel do Amaral, Cibele; Gopan, Gopika; Saad, Siti Nor Maizah; Muhmad Kamarulzaman, Aisyah Marliza; Atticciati Prata, Gabriel; Llewelyn, Emma; Johnson, Daniel J.; Doaemo, Willie; Bohlman, Stephanie; Almeyda Zambrano, Angelica M.; Cardil Forradellas, Adrián (De Gruyter Open, 2021)
    Applications of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have proliferated in the last decade due to the technological advancements on various fronts such as structure-from-motion (SfM), machine learning, and robotics. An important ...

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