Home Topics Forest productivity

Topic: forest productivity

Species-rich forests store twice as much carbon as monocultures

In 2009, BEF-China began as a unique forest biodiversity experiment in collaboration between institutions in China, Germany and Switzerland. The large-scale project investigated the...

Tropical treetops are warming, putting sensitive species at risk

The vaulted canopies that tower above Earth's rich tropical forests could be especially vulnerable to climate change-related temperature increases, according to a new report...

How trees coexist. New findings from biodiversity research

Writing in Nature Communications ecologists from TU Dresden in cooperation with the Leuphana University Lüneburg, the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, the Beijing Forestry University and the German Centre...

Droughts and ecosystems are determined by climate phenomena

What is causing the droughts that the Iberian Peninsula regularly endures? Why are the winters sometimes mild and rainy and other times cold and...