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- Kauppinen, Olli‐Kalle, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Oikos 2016 v.125 no.3
- Vaccinium vitis-idaea; boreal forests; carbon dioxide; chlorophyll; ecosystems; electrolytes; flowering; fluorescence; frost injury; global warming; ice; leaves; light intensity; photosystem II; physical properties; shrubs; snow; snowpack; Finland
- ... Snow is known to have a major impact on vegetation in arctic ecosystems, but little is known about how snow affects plants in boreal forests, where the snowpack is uneven due to canopy impact. The responses of two dwarf shrubs, the evergreen Vaccinium vitis‐idaea and the deciduous V. myrtillus, to snow conditions were studied in a snow manipulation experiment in southern Finland. The thermal insul ...