Impacts of climate change on trees in ecosystems The response of forest ecosystems and forests to climate change is closely linked to the long-term dynamics of the structure and functioning of the ecosystem modified by the climate change. A key question is how climate change affects the gross fixation of carbon and how climate change
Authors & references
Seppo Kellomäki (Professor Emeritus, University of Eastern Finland) has modified and updated the text from the reference “Kellomäki, S. 2009. Trees, forests and forest ecosystems. In: Kellomäki, S. (Ed.). Forest Resources and Sustainable Management. 2nd edition. Paper Engineers’ Association, Helsinki, Finland. pp. 16-96”.
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Kellomäki, S., Strandman, H., Heinonen, T., Asikainen, A., Venäläinen, A., and Peltola, H. 2018. Temporal and spatial change in diameter growth of boreal Scots pine, Norway spruce and birch under recent-generation (CMIP5) global climate model projections for the 21st century. Forests 9(3), 118. doi:10.3390/f9030118.
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