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Forests and water (H2O) 2013-2017

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Hydrology in boreal forests and changing climate factors

Metla/Erkki Oksanen.

  Hydrological and climate factors, as well as their effect on forests, and the effect of forest adaptation on changing conditions in Finland, are known.

Highlights: The tolerance and growth responses of Norway spruce, Scots pine and birch species with respect to soil wetness and frost. Effects of climate change on water bodies/aquatic ecosystems.

Climforisk EU Life+ project investigates climate effects on forests
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Climate change induced drought effects on forest growth and vulnerability (Climforisk)
(2011–2014, Mikko Peltoniemi)

Forest hydrology and environmental responses of trees
(2013–2017, Tapani Repo)

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