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- Stanturf, John A., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Environmental science and pollution research international 2016 v.23 no.14 pp. 13637-13652
- temperature; plantations; growth rings; age structure; wood; afforestation; oil shale; middle-aged adults; spring; trees; mined soils; Pinus sylvestris; ecosystems; mining; dendrochronology; summer; stand basal area; climatic factors; Estonia
- ... Afforestation on reclaimed mining areas has high ecological and economic importance. However, ecosystems established on post-mining substrate can become vulnerable due to climate variability. We used tree-ring data and dendrochronological techniques to study the relationship between climate variables and annual growth of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) growing on reclaimed open cast oil shale min ...