Publications and references

Video recordings of ITMN Seminars

  • Webinar: Harnessing big data and artificial intelligence for forest monitoring; online; 15 January 2024, 17:00 CET. Speaker: Philippe Ciais. Video recording of webinar
  • Webinar: Contributions of remote sensing to characterizing post-disturbance forest recovery in boreal forests; online; 21 November 2023, 17:00 CET. Speaker: Joanne White, Natural Resources Canada. Video recording of webinar
  • Webinar: Tracking forest dynamics across spatial, temporal and ecological scales using airborne LiDAR; online; 17 October 2023, 16:00 CEST. Speaker: Tommaso Jucker, Selva Lab, University of Bristol.
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  • Webinar: New approaches for monitoring forest functioning in a changing climate – crossing scales from molecular mechanisms to stand wide processes; online; 18 April 2023, 16:00 CEST. Speaker: Arthur Gessler, Groupleader, SwissForestLab.
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  • Webinar: Integrating plant physiology and community ecology across scales through trait-based models to predict drought mortality; online; 14 March 2023, 16:00 CET.
    Speaker: Anna Trugmann, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
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  • Webinar: Past disturbance history, tree longevity, and recent tree mortality in temperate primary forests of east and south-east Europe; online; 18 January, 16:30 CET.
    Speaker: Miroslav Svoboda, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague
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  • Combined Webinar; online; 6 December 2022, 4:00 pm CET.
    Tree mortality and damage links in tropical forests;
    Speaker: Dr. Daniel Zuleta, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; ForestGEO.
    Quantifying spatial and temporal variation in canopy tree mortality and branchfalls in a tropical forest using repeat drone photogrammetry
    Speaker: Dr. Helene Muller-Landau, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
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  • Webinar: How does sensitivity to climate change vary across Amazon forests?  Insights from ecophysiology, forest dynamics, remote sensing and modelling; online; 5 July 2022, 1600 CEST.
    Speaker: Dr. David Galbraith, Terrestrial Ecosystem Science at the School of Geography, University of Leeds.
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  • Webinar: Forest mortality dynamics in Germany – how can we cope with it?; online; 26 April 2022, 1600 CEST.
    Speaker: Andreas Bolte, Thünen Institute of Forest Ecosystems, Germany
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  • Webinar: Mortality of Afrotropical trees in a temperature manipulation experiment: Result from the Rwanda TREE project; online; 15 March 2022, 4 pm CET.
    Speaker: Bonaventure Ntirugulirwa, Forest Productivity and Improvement Program, Rwanda Forestry Authority, Ministry of Environment in Rwanda.
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  • Webinar: Climate variability, extremes, and attribution of high-impact ecological events: challenges and ways forward; online; 15 February 2022, 4 pm CET.
    Speaker: Dr. Ana Bastos, Max Planck Institute of Biogeochemistry.
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  • Webinar: Recipes for Climate-Induced Bark Beetle-Caused Tree Mortality; online; 25 January 2022, 5 pm CET .
    Speaker: Dr. Barbara Bentz, US Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station.
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  • Webinar: Conifer decline and mortality in Siberia; online; 9 December 2021, 2 pm CET / 4 pm MSK.
    Speaker: Dr. Viacheslav Kharuk, Head of the Forest Monitoring Lab at the Sukachev Institute of Forests.
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  • Webinar: Segunda Reunión Preparatoria para BioForestALC: ¿Vamos a hablar sobre Bioeconomía del bosque en la Pan Amazonía?; en línea; 25 de noviembre de 2021, 04:00 PM (Sao Paulo). Inscripción 
  • Webinar: Impacts of disturbances on leaf area index and productivity of terrestrial ecosystems; online; 23 November 2021; 4 pm CET / 10 am EST.
    Speaker: Dr. Yude Pan, USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station, USA.
    Video Recording of seminar

  • Webinar: Primera Reunión Preparatoria para BioForestALC: ¿Vamos a hablar sobre Bioeconomía del bosque en la Pan Amazonía?; en línea; 20 de octubre de 2021, 09:00 am (Sao Paulo). Inscripción  
  • Webinar: The global emergence of hotter-drought drivers of forest disturbance tipping points; online; 22 June 2021, 5:00 pm CEST.
    Speaker: Dr. Craig D. Allen, Department of Geography & Environmental Studies, University of New Mexico
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  • Webinar: Tree mortality modeling – a tool for ecological inference and a challenge for projecting forest dynamics;online; 6 May 2021, 5:00 pm CEST
    Speaker: Dr. Lisa Hülsmann, University of Regensburg (Germany)
    Video Recording of seminar
  • Webinar: Rising tree mortality in the Anthropocene; online; 24 March 2021, 09:00 MDT, 16:00 CET, 20:30 IST
    Speaker: Nate McDowell
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  • Webinar: Tree mortality in Australian ecosystems: past, present and future; online; 23 February 2021, 09:00 AM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney (GTM +11:00).
    Speaker: Prof Belinda Medlyn, Western Sidney University
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  • Tree mortality in the Amazon across local hydrological gradients: how water table depth may save or condemn trees as climate changes; online; 19 January 2021, 16:00 hrs CET.
    Speaker: Speaker: Flávia Costa, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (Brazilian Institute of Amazonian Research) - INPA, Brazil
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  • Webinar: Global forest monitoring using satellite data; online; 17 November 2020, 17:00 - approx. 18:30 hrs CET.
    Speaker: Matt C. Hansen, University of Maryland
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William M. Hammond, A. Park Williams, John T. Abatzoglou, Henry D. Adams, Tamir Klein, Rosana López, Cuauhtémoc Sáenz-Romero, Henrik Hartmann, David D. Breshears & Craig D. Allen. Global field observations of tree die-off reveal hotter-drought fingerprint for Earth’s forests. Nat Commun 13, 1761 (2022).

Henrik Hartmann, Ana Bastos, Adrian J. Das, Adriane Esquivel-Muelbert, William M. Hammond, Jordi Martínez-Vilalta, Nate G. McDowell, Jennifer S. Powers, Thomas A.M. Pugh, Katinka X. Ruthrof, and Craig D. Allen. Climate Change Risks to Global Forest Health: Emergence of Unexpected Events of Elevated Tree Mortality Worldwide. Annu. Rev. Plant Biol. 2022. 73:25.1–25.30.  

McDowell, N.G., Sapes, G., Pivovaroff, A. et al.Mechanisms of woody-plant mortality under rising drought, CO2 and vapour pressure deficit. Nat Rev Earth Environ (2022). 

Bernhard Schuldt, Allan Buras, Matthias Arend, Yann Vitasse, Carl Beierkuhnlein, Alexander Damm, Mana Gharun, Thorsten E.E. Grams, Markus Hauck, Peter Hajek, Henrik Hartmann, Erika Hiltbrunner, Günter Hoch, Meisha Holloway-Phillips, Christian Körner, Elena Larysch, Torben Lübbe, Daniel B.Nelson, Anja Rammig, Andreas Rigling, Laura Rose, Nadine K.R uehr, Katja Schumann, Frank Weiser, Christiane Werner, Thomas Wohlgemuth, Christian S. Zang, AnsgarKahmen. A first assessment of the impact of the extreme 2018 summer drought on Central European forests. Basic and Applied Ecology, Volume 45, June 2020, Pages 86-103.

Allen CD, Macalady AK, Chenchouni H, Bachelet D, McDowell N, Vennetier M, Kitzberger T, Rigling A, Breshears DD, Hogg EH, Gonzalez P, Fensham R, Zhang Z, Castro J, Demidova N, Lim J-H, Allard G, Running SW, Semerci A, Cobb N. 2010. A global overview of drought and heat-induced tree mortality reveals emerging climate change risks for forests. Forest Ecology and Management 259, 660-684.

Allen CD, Breshears DD, McDowell NG. 2015. On underestimation of global vulnerability to tree mortality and forest die-off from hotter drought in the Anthropocene. Ecosphere 6, art129.

Curtis PG, Slay CM, Harris NL, Tyukavina A, Hansen MC. 2018. Classifying drivers of global forest loss. Science 361, 1108.

Hartmann H, Schuldt B, Sanders TGM, Macinnis-Ng C, Boehmer HJ, Allen CD, Bolte A, Crowther TW, Hansen MC, Medlyn BE, Ruehr NK, Anderegg WRL (2018a) Monitoring global tree mortality patterns and trends. Report from the VW symposium 'Crossing scales and disciplines to identify global trends of tree mortality as indicators of forest health'. New Phytologist. 217:984--987.

Hartmann H, Moura CF, Anderegg WRL, Ruehr NK, Salmon Y, Allen CD, Arndt SK, Breshears DD, Davi H, Galbraith D, Ruthrof KX, Wunder J, Adams HD, Bloemen J, Cailleret M, Cobb R, Gessler A, Grams TEE, Jansen S, Kautz M, Lloret F, O'Brien M (2018b) Research frontiers for improving our understanding of drought-induced tree and forest mortality. New Phytologist. 218:15--28.

Hartmann, H., Adams, H. D., Anderegg, W. R., Jansen, S., & Zeppel, M. J. (2015). Research frontiers in drought‐induced tree mortality: crossing scales and disciplines. New Phytologist, 205(3), 965-969.

Trumbore S, Brando P, Hartmann H. 2015. Forest health and global change. Science 349, 814-818.

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