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Workgroup and EcolChange seminar – Alisa Krasnova about heat waves in hemiboreal forests

Seminar of Chair of Crop Science and Plant Biology and Centre of Excellence EcolChange, Estonian Univ of Life Sciences . Alisa Krasnova is a PhD-student in the Estonian University of Life Sciences. Title of the talk: Hemiboreal forest under the … Continue reading

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New publication – Drivers of species richness and community integrity of small forest patches in an agricultural landscape

Text by Krista Takkis /This blogpost first appeared on JVS Blog on 4th of January 2019 (link to orginal post)/ Small forest patches (up to a few hectares in size) are a common feature in European agricultural landscapes. These patches … Continue reading

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Workgroup and EcolChange seminar – Dimitrii Krasnov about forest soil heterogeneity

Seminar of Chair of Crop Science and Plant Biology and Centre of Excellence EcolChange, Estonian Univ of Life Sciences . Dimitrii Krasnov is a junior researcher and a PhD-student in the Estonian University of Life Sciences. Title of the talk: … Continue reading

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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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Workgroup and EcolChange seminar – Silvano Fares about volatiles in Mediterranean forest systems

Seminar of Chair of Crop Science and Plant Biology and Centre of Excellence EcolChange, Estonian Univ of Life Sciences . Silvano Fares is senior researcher, Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA), Research Centre for Forestry and Wood, Italy. Title … Continue reading

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Redwood forests through pinhole

Text and pics by Lauri Laanisto Couple of months ago I attended 102nd annual ESA meeting in Portland, USA (link to conference page). After that we (my PhD student was attending as well) rented a car and drove couple of … Continue reading

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New paper published – Ecosystem-scale volatile organic compound fluxes during an extreme drought in a broadleaf temperate forest of the Missouri Ozarks (central USA)

Text by Lauri Laanisto Last year we had Peter Harley from Atmospheric Chemistry Division of NCAR doing his sabbatical in our lab. In addition to teaching, organizing seminars and helping out with manuscripts, he continued with his research as well. … Continue reading

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