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- Allevato, Emilia; Saulino, Luigi; Cesarano, Gaspare; Chirico, Giovanni Battista; D'Urso, Guido; Falanga Bolognesi, Salvatore; Rita, Angelo; Rossi, Sergio; Saracino, Antonio; Bonanomi, Giuliano
- Remote sensing of environment 2019 v.225 pp. 431-440
- Fagus sylvatica subsp. sylvatica; Landsat; altitude; canopy; climate change; flowering; forest ecosystems; forests; frost; frost injury; geographical distribution; heat sums; latitude; leaves; normalized difference vegetation index; phenology; prediction; remote sensing; risk; spring; temperature; trees; Central European region; Italy
- ... Late spring frost plays a major role in the structure and function of forest ecosystems with potential consequences on species distribution at both local and regional scales. Paradoxically, in a warmer world the incidence and impact of frost is increasing because of earlier leaf unfolding and flowering as a response to warmer temperatures. In this regard, European Beech (Fagus sylvatica L.), a nat ...