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New publication – Shifts in tree functional composition amplify the response of forest biomass to climate

Text from emu.ee news The scientist of Estonian University of Life Sciences involved in a study demonstrating that drought-induced changes in forest composition amplify effects of climate variability on forest carbon gain Healthy forests play a key role in global … Continue reading

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New papers published – Chemical stress and environmental feedbacks in aquatic ecosystems

Text by Lauri Laanisto Ülo and his colleagues – this time mainly from Estonia – have published two subsequent papers in journal Regional Environmental Change. Both deal with more or less similar topic, and both are actually review papers. The … Continue reading

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Upcoming seminar – Julie Gray about stomata

Tomorrow! Guest seminar by Julie E. Gray – March 17, at 14:15, Nooruse 1, first floor auditorium! You are warmly welcome to the seminar by prof. Julie Gray from The University of Sheffield. She  will be speaking about her studies … Continue reading

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Ülo Niinemets analyses the Role of Plants in Climate Change

Text by Lauri Laanisto Estonian Research Council´s platform for promoting Estonia as a good place to do research “Research in Estonia” has published a nice article about Ülo and our workgroup. What do we do and why do we do … Continue reading

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New paper out – Herbivory by an outbreaking moth increases emissions of biogenic volatiles and leads to enhanced secondary organic aerosol formation capacity

Text from EMU news Our researchers involved in a study demonstrating that enhanced insect herbivory under global change can alter climate Future warmer climates in northern latitudes facilitate dispersal of many insect herbivores and lead to overall greater plant herbivore … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar on December 15 – Does competition between trees modify their response to climate change?

There will be another EcolChange seminar taking place next Thursday. Senior researcher at the applied ecology group of the Department of Botany, Arvo Tullus will talk about the complexities of climate change effects on woody vegetation. Title of the seminar … Continue reading

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New paper published – Urban plant physiology: adaptation-mitigation strategies under permanent stress

Text by Lauri Laanisto Continuing with the papers from last year that slipped under the radar. This one did not actually slip sensu stricto. I knew about it and I´ve read it and there was plan to blog about it. … Continue reading

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