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Author Da pao, Yu ♦ Hui yan, Gu ♦ Jian dong, Wang ♦ Qing li, Wang ♦ Li min, Dai
Source SpringerLink
Content type Text
Publisher Northeast Forestry University and Ecological Society of China
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2005
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Life sciences; biology
Subject Keyword Climatic change ♦ dendrochronology ♦ Erman's birch ♦ Tree line in Changbai Mountain ♦ Forestry
Abstract Based on the tree-ring growth characteristics of Erman's birch (Betula ermanii charm.) and the relationships between it and climatic factors at elevation of 1950m, the sensitivity of tree lines in Changbai Mountain to climatic factors was assessed. The results indicated tree line forest in Changbai Mountain had an obvious, sensitivity to climate factors. However, difference from other study sits is that the main climatic control factor on tree-ring growth was not current growth season temperatures, as might be expected, but previous winter and current March temperature. Although the precipitation in the region was quite abundant, the tree-ring growth was still significantly correlated with the precipitation during previous winter and current spring. Additionally, climatic factors which influenced the Erman's birch growth were not the yearly variables, but seasonal and monthly variables. Therefore the reported increase in yearly mean temperature and total yearly precipitation since 1980s was not responded by sustained increase in ring widths in recent decades.
ISSN 1007662X
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-01-01
Publisher Place Harbin
e-ISSN 19930607
Journal Journal of Forestry Research
Volume Number 16
Issue Number 3
Page Count 6
Starting Page 187
Ending Page 192


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