Publications

Publications and other dissemination (2015):

Rytter R-M, Rytter L, Högbom L (2015). Carbon sequestration in willow (Salix spp.) plantations on former arable land estimated by repeated field sampling and C budget calculation. Biomass and Bioenergy 83:483-492. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2015.10.009

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Publications and other dissemination (2014):

Varnagiryte-Kabasinskiene I, Armolaitis K, Stupak I, Kukkola M, Wojcik J, Miksys V (2014). Some metals in aboveground biomass of Scots pine in Lithuania. Biomass and Bioenergy, 66; 434-441. doi:10.1016/j.biombioe.2014.03.047

Bárcena, T.G., Kiær, L.P., Vesterdal, L., Stefánsdóttir, H.M., Gundersen, P., Sigurdsson, B.D., 2014. Soil carbon stock change following afforestation in Northern Europe: A meta-analysis. Global Change Biology 20: 2393-2405.doi: 10.1111/gcb.12576

Bárcena, T. G., Vesterdal, L., Kiær, L. P., Stefánsdóttir, H. M., Gundersen, P., & Sigurdsson, B. D. (2014). [Conference Abstract] A meta-analysis of soil carbon stock change following afforestation in Northern Europe. In G. Halldórsson, F. Bampa, A. B. Þorsteinsdóttir, B. D. Sigurdsson, L. Montanarella & A. Arnalds (Eds.), JRC Science and Policy Reports. Soil carbon sequstration for climate, food security and ecosystem services (Vol. EUR 26540 EN, pp. 44). Ispra, Italy: European Commission.

Finér L., Karvinen L., Stupak, I. (eds) 2014. Environmental Services provided by the Nordic-Baltic Forests. Extended abstracts of the CAR-ES network meeting in Finland 20.–22.10.2014. Working Papers of the Finnish Forest Research Institute 316, 53 pp.  http://www.metla.fi/julkaisut/workingpapers/2014/mwp316.htm

Titus B, Stupak I, Helmisaari HS, Vanguelova E, Bruckman V, Clarke N, Guidi C, Varnagiryte-Kabasinskiene I, Armolaitis K (2014). Survey of guidelines for intensive forest biomass removals from around the world: lessons and recommendations. Oral presentation at the IUFRO World Congress, Utah, 5-11 October 2014.

Domisch, T., Finér, L., Dawud, S.M., Vesterdal, L. & Raulund-Rasmussen, K. 2014. Does species richness affect fine root biomass and production in young forest plantations? Oecologia, DOI 10.1007/s00442-014-3107-3.

Grossiord, C., Granier, A., Ratcliffe, S., Bouriaud, O, Bruelheide, H., Chećko, E., Forrester, D.J., Dawud, M. S, Finér, L., Pollastrini, M., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Valladares, F., Bonal, D. & Gessler, A. 2014. Tree diversity does not always improve resistance of forest ecosystems to drought. PNAS 111(41): 14812-14815. doi:10.1073/pnas.1411970111

Launiainen, S., Sarkkola, S., Laurén, A., Puustinen, M., Tattari, S., Mattsson, T., Piirainen, S., Heinonen, J., Alakukku, L. & Finér, L. 2014. KUSTAA –työkalu valuma-alueen vesistökuormituksen laskentaan. Suomen Ympäristökeskuksen julkaisuja, 33/2014. 55 p. ISBN: 978-952-11-4374-8. https://helda.helsinki.fi/bitstream/handle/10138/144108/SYKEra_33_2014.pdf?sequence=1

Repo, T., Sirkiä, S., Heinonen, J., Lavigné, A., Roitto, M., Koljonen, E., Sutinen, S. & Finér, L. 2014. Effects of frozen soil on growth and longevity of fine roots of Norway spruce. Forest Ecology and Management 313:112-122. DOI 10.1016/j.foreco.2013.11.002.

Marozas V., Augustaitis A., Armolaitis K., Kliucius A., Pilkauskas M. (2014). Effects of planted European beech on the understory in Scots pine forests of Lithuania. iForest 7 (ISSN 1971-7458): 12-18.

Muraškienė M., Aleinikovienė J., Armolaitis K. (2014). Dirvožemio mikrobiotos anglis ir azotas smėlžemiuose ir rudžemiuose skirtingoje žemėnaudoje (Soil microbiota carbon and nitrogen in Arenosols and Cambisols in different land use). Miškininkystė 2 (76): 21-28. (in Lithuanian).

Varnagirytė-Kabašinskienė I., Sadauskienė L., Aleinikovas M., Armolaitis K. (2014). Kelmų medienos panaudojimo kurui Lietuvoje ekologinis, ekonominis ir technologinis vertinimas (Ecological, economic and technological assessment of stump wood use in Lithuania). Miškininkystė 2 (76): 7-20. (in Lithuanuian).

Jansons, A., Zurkova, S., Lazdina, D., Zeps, M. (2014). Productivity of poplar hybrid (Populus balsamifera x P. laurifolia) in Latvia. Agronomy Research, 12(2): 469-478.

Lazdiņa, D., Bardulis, A., Bardule, A., Lazdiņš, A., Zeps, M., Jansons, A. (2014). The first three-year development of ALASIA poplar clones AF2, AF6, AF7, AF8 in biomass short rotation coppice experimental cultures in Latvia. Agronomy Research, 12(2): 543-552

Rancane, S., Makovskis, K., Lazdina, D., Daugaviete, M., Gutmane, I., Berzins, P. (2014). Analysis of economical, social and environmental aspects of agroforestry systems of trees and perennial herbaceous plants. Agronomy Research, 12(2): 589-602

Bentsen N.S., Stupak. I., Smith C.T. (2014). Imported wood fuels: A regionalised review of potential sourcing and sustainability challenges. Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, 2014. 227 p.

Pelkmans L, Goovaerts L, Goh CS, Junginger M, van Dam J, Stupak I, Smith CT, Chum H, Englund O, Berndes G, Cowie A, Thiffault E, Fritsche U, Thrän D (2014) Chapter 6. The role of sustainability requirements in international bioenergy markets. In: Junginger M, Goh CS, Faaij A (Eds.) International Bioenergy Trade: History, status & outlook on securing sustainable bioenergy supply, demand and markets. Springer, Dordrecht. Lecture Notes in Energy 17, p. 125-150.

Erisman JW, Leach A, Adams M, Agboola JI, Ahmetaj L, Alard D, Austin A, Awodun MA, Bareham S, Bird TL, Bleeker A, Bul, K, Cornell SE, Davidson E, de Vries W, Dias T, Emmett B, Goodale C, Greaver T, Haeuber R, Harmens H, Hicks WK, Högbom L, Jarvis P, Johansson M, Russell Z, McClean C, Paton B, Perez T, Plesnik J, Rao N, Schmidt S, Sharma YB, Tokuchi N, Whitfield CP (2014) Nitrogen deposition effects on ecosystem services and interaction with other pullutants and Climate change. In: M.A. Sutton, K.E. Mason, L.J. Sheppard, H. Sverdrup, R. Haeuber, W.K. Hicks (Eds.) Proceedings of the International Nitrogen Initiative workshop, linking expert Chapter 51, 493-505.

Mattsson, T., Finér, L., Joensuu, S., Tattari, S., Penttinen, J., Ilvesniemi, H., Hiltunen, T., Makkonen, T., Seppälä, M. & Hilska-Aaltonen, M. 2014. Metsätalouden vesistöille aiheuttamaa kuormitusta seurataan. Vesitalous 5/2014: 29-32.

Holmström H, Sonesson J, Högbom L. Widenfalk O. (2014). Kantzoner mot vatten – nytta och kostnader. (Buffers along waters – benefits and costs) 4-2014, www.skogforsk.se (in Swedish)

Högbom L, Futter M (2014). Quantifying N, P and C losses to waters from Fennoscandic/Baltic forests and the effect of various forestry operations. http://www.nordicforestresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/policy-brief-SNS-110.pdf

Ring E, Nordlund A, Högbom L, Bergkvist I (2014). Attityder till körskadeproblematiken i skogsbruket. (attitudes concerning rutting within the forestry sector) www.skogforsk.se (in Swedish)

Bentsen N.S., Stupak I., Smith C.T. (2014). A review of wood fuel sourcing potentials and sustainability challenges in different regions of the world. Oral presentation at the IUFRO World Congress, Utah, 5-11 October 2014.

Callesen I., Harrison R., Zabowski D., Raulund-Rasmussen K., Stupak I., Boyle J., Hatten J. (2014). Tree Root Systems and Nutrient Mobilization: Mineral Weathering by Rhizospheres and Deep Roots. Oral presentation at the IUFRO World Congress, Utah, 5-11 October 2014.

Smith CT, Murray J, Thiffault E, Kittler B, Fritsche UR, Junginger M, Berndes G, Stupak I (2014). Trans‐Atlantic governance of sustainable solid wood bioenergy supply chains. Poster presentation at the IUFRO World Congress, Utah, 5-11 October 2014.

Stupak I, Joudrey J, Smith CT, Pelkmans L, Chum H, Cowie A, Englund O, Goh CS, Junginger M (2014). Governance of bioenergy sustainability – a global survey of stakeholder views and experiences. Poster presentation at the IUFRO World Congress, Utah, 5-11 October 2014.

Stupak I, Raulund-Rasmussen K, Taeroe, A, Mustapha WF, Seitsonen A, Bentsen NS, Johannsen VK (2014) Drivers of very intensive biomass harvesting in Denmark and implications for carbon balances. Intersections Seminar at the University of Toronto, 15 October 2014 (oral presentation).

Taeroe A, Mustapha WF, Raulund-Rasmussen K, Seitsonen A, Stupak I (2014). Climate change mitigation benefits of intensively managed and untouched forest. CAR-ES workshop. METLA, Vantaa, Finland, 20-22. October 2014 (presented by I Stupak).

Taeroe A, Stupak I, Nord-Larsen T, Raulund-Rasmussen K (2014). Predicting single tree and stand biomass for hybrid poplars in southern Scandinavia. Poster presentation at the IUFRO World Congress, Utah, 5-11 October 2014.

Bjarnadóttir, B., & Sigurdsson, B. D. (2014). [Conference Abstract] Soil respiration from various surface types within a young afforestation area in East-Iceland. In G. Halldórsson, F. Bampa, A. B. Þorsteinsdóttir, B. D. Sigurdsson, L. Montanarella & A. Arnalds (Eds.), JRC Science and Policy Reports. Soil carbon sequstration for climate, food security and ecosystem services (Vol. EUR 26540 EN, pp. 38). Ispra, Italy: European Commission.

Oddsdottir, E. S., Thoen, E., Wallander, H., Anamthawat-Jonsson, K., & Sigurdsson, B. D. (2014). [Conference Abstract] The effects of elevated soil temperatures on ectomycorrhizal community and litter decomposition in a Sitka spruce forest in southern Iceland. In G. Halldórsson, F. Bampa, A. B. Þorsteinsdóttir, B. D. Sigurdsson, L. Montanarella & A. Arnalds (Eds.), JRC Science and Policy Reports. Soil carbon sequstration for climate, food security and ecosystem services (Vol. EUR 26540 EN, pp. 45). Ispra, Italy: European Commission.

Sigurdsson, B. D. (2014). The impact of afforestation in Iceland on soil and biomass C stocks. In G. Halldórsson, F. Bampa, A. B. Þorsteinsdóttir, B. D. Sigurdsson, L. Montanarella & A. Arnalds (Eds.), JRC Science and Policy Reports. Soil carbon sequstration for climate, food security and ecosystem services (Vol. EUR 26540 EN, pp. 39-43). Ispra, Italy: European Commission.

Aleinikovienė J and K. Armolaitis, V. Žėkaitė, M. Viltrakytė. Ground vegetation diversity and carbon storage in abandoned and afforested arable landi in South Lithuania. International conference Forest Landscape Mosaics: Disturbance, Restoration and Management at Times of Global Chage (11-14 August, 2014, Tartu, Estonia) (oral presentation).

Armolaitis K., J. Aleinikovienė, M. Viltrakytė, P. Garbaravičius, J. Lubytė, V. Žėkaitė. Soil organis carbon and nitrogen in Arenosols of different lanf use“. 8th International Symposium on Ecosystem Behavior „BIOGEOMON 2014“ (13-17 July, 2014, University of Bayreuth, Germany) (poster presentation).

Armolaitis K., V. Stakėnas, A. Gudauskienė, J. Aleinikovienė. „Leaching of soil organic carbon and plant nutrients in fresch clear cuts of coniferous stands“. 8th International Symposium on Ecosystem Behavior „BIOGEOMON 2014“ (13-17 July, 2014, University of Bayreuth, Germany) (poster presentation).

Lazdiņš, A., Butlers, A. & Lupiķis, A. (2014). Case study of soil carbon stock changes in drained and afforested transitional bog. Proceedings of 9th Baltic theriological conference, Ilgas, 2014. Ilgas: Latvian State Forest Research Institute ”Silava”.

Lazdiņš, A., Butlers, A., Makovskis, K. & Lazdiņa, D. (2014). Case study on ash properties in pellet factory. Proceedings of Nordic Baltic Conference OSCAR14 Solutions for Sustainable Forestry Operations, Knivsta, Sweden, 2014. pp 19–21. Knivsta, Sweden: Skogforsk.

Lazdiņš, A., Čugunovs, M., Lazdiņa, D. & Butlers, A. (2014). Literature review on results of application of soil carbon model Yasso in forest, cropland and grassland. Proceedings of 9th Baltic theriological conference, Ilgas, 2014. Ilgas: Latvian State Forest Research Institute ”Silava”.

Lazdiņš, A., Zariņš, J. & Lazdiņa, D. (2014). Estimation of carbon stock accumulated in coarse dead wood in forest land using stock change method. Proceedings of 9th Baltic theriological conference, Ilgas, 2014. Ilgas: Latvian State Forest Research Institute ”Silava”.

Liepiņa, A., Lupiķis, A., Sarkanābols, T. & Lazdiņš, A. (2014). Meža tehnikas ietekme uz augsnes sablivējumu kailcirtēs (Evaluation of soil compaction by heavy forest machinery in final felling). Proceedings of Latvijas Universitātes 72. zinātniskā konference, Rīga, 2014. pp 464–466. Rīga: Latvijas Universitāte.

Liepiņa, A., Lupiķis, A., Sarkanābols, T. & Lazdiņš, A. (2014). Meža tehnikas ietekme uz augsnes sablīvēšanos un meža atjaunošanos (Evaluation of impact of forest machinery on compaction of soil and forest regeneration). Proceedings of LLU Meža fakultātes zinātniski prakstiskā konference, veltīta augstākās mežizsglītības 95. un Meža fakultātes 75. gadskārtai, Jelgava, 2014. pp 51–54. Jelgava: LLU.

Lupiķis, A., Mūrniece, S. & Lazdiņš, A. (2014). Impact of reconstruction of forest drainage systems on increase of living woody biomass in thinned middle-age coniferous stands. Proceedings of 9th Baltic theriological conference, Ilgas, 2014. Ilgas: Latvian State Forest Research Institute ”Silava”.

Lupiķis, A., Sarkanābols, T. & Lazdiņš, A. (2014). Comparison of soil compaction using tracked and wheeled machines in early thinning. Proceedings of Nordic Baltic Conference OSCAR14 Solutions for Sustainable Forestry Operations, Knivsta, Sweden, 2014. pp 11–13. Knivsta, Sweden: Skogforsk.

Lupiķis, A., Sarkanābols, T. & Lazdiņš, A. (2014). Mežizstrādes mašīnu tipa ietekme uz augsnes sablīvējumu jaunaudžu kopšanas cirtēs (Comparison of different harvester and forwarder combinations on compaction of soil in pre-commercial thinning). Proceedings of Latvijas Universitātes 72. zinātniskā konference, Rīga, 2014. pp 466–468. Rīga: Latvijas Universitāte.

Mūrniece, S., Lazdiņš, A. & Liepiņš, J. (2014). Decomposition of below-ground biomass in coniferous forest stands in Latvia. Proceedings of 9th Baltic theriological conference, Ilgas, 2014. Ilgas: Latvian State Forest Research Institute ”Silava”.

Mūrniece, S., Lībiete, Z. & Lazdiņš, A. (2014). Galvenajā cirtē nozāģēto koku celmu mineralizācijas radītās CO2 emisijas (CO2 emissions due to decomposition of stumps harvested in final felling). Proceedings of LLU Meža fakultātes zinātniski prakstiskā konference, veltīta augstākās mežizglītības 95. un Meža fakultātes 75. gadskārtai, Jelgava, 2014. pp 9–12. Jelgava: LLU.

Clarke, N., Eldhuset, T.D., Hanssen, K.H., Hietala, A., Kjønaas, O.J., Lange, H., Nordbakken, J.F., Økland, T., Røsberg, I. (2014) Short- and long-term ecological consequences of removal of harvesting residues for bioenergy from forests in Norway. Oral presentation at the IUFRO World Congress, Utah, 5-11 October 2014. Int. For. Rev. 16, 259.

Kjønaas, O.J. Clarke, N., Eldhuset, T.D., Hanssen, K.H., Hietala, A., Lange, H., Nordbakken, J.F., Økland, T., Røsberg, I. (2014). Short-term effects of whole tree and stem-only harvesting on C and N fluxes in two Picea abies stands, Norway. Poster presentation at the IUFRO World Congress, Utah, 5-11 October 2014. Int. For. Rev. 16, 363.

Økland, T., Nordbakken, J.F., Lange, H., Røsberg, I., Kjønaas, O.J., Clarke, N., Hanssen, K.H. (2014), Removing forest harvesting residuals: effects on biodiversity and species composition in Norwegian forests. Poster presentation at the IUFRO World Congress, Utah, 5-11 October 2014. Int. For. Rev. 16, 518.

Högbom L, Ring E, Löfgren S 2014. Mitigating effects on run-off chemistry after final felling using forest buffers. IUFRO 2014, Salt Lake City, USA. 5-11/10 2007. Poster presentation.

Högbom L., Ring E., Löfgren S. (2014). Mitigating effects on run-off chemistry after final felling using forest buffers. Nordic Baltic Conference OSCAR14 Solutions for Sustainable Forestry Operations, Knivsta, Sweden, 2014.

Sikström U, Högbom L 2014. Does low-dose N addition enhance growth in fertile Picea abies forests? IUFRO 2014, Salt Lake City, USA 5-11/10 2014. Oral presentation

Stupak I, Smith T and Bentsen NS (2014). Bæredygtig skovdrift og bæredygtighedskriterier for forskellige biomassetyper – hvor langt er vi? [Sustainable forest management and sustainability criteria for different types of biomass – how far are we?]. Thematic meeting, 19 November 2014, The Danish Energy Agency, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Aleinikovienė J. and K. Armolaitis (2014). Soil microbiota carbon in forest and agro ecosystems. Meeting of Networking Project of The Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme for Public Administration The Nordic-Baltic LULUCF Network for Climate Fiendly Land Use Measures (Kaunas, 12-13 May, 2014).

Armolaitis K. and J. Aleinikovienė (2014). „Soil organic carbon stability in Arenosols of different land use“. Meeting of Networking Project of The Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme for Public Administration The Nordic-Baltic LULUCF Network for Climate Fiendly Land Use Measures (Kaunas, 12-13 May, 2014).

Högbom, L., Jäghagen, K., Sundström, E. (2014). SusFor – Sustanable forestry: beyond the state of art. Stakeholder presentation in Brussels, Belgium, june 2014.

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Publications and other dissemination (2013):

Peer review papers 2013

Sigurdsson, B.D., Medhurst, J.L., Wallin, G., Eggertsson, O., Linder, S. (2013) Growth of mature boreal Norway spruce was not affected by elevated [CO2] and/or air temperature unless nutrient availability was improved.Tree Physiology 00, 1–14. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23878169

Jonsdottir, R.J., Sigurdsson, B.D., and Lindström, A. (2013). Effects of nutrient loading and fertilization at planting on growth and nutrient status of Lutz spruce (Picea x lutzii) seedlings during the first growing season in Iceland. Scandinavian Jurnal of Forest Research. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02827581.2013.824503#.UgyTzqHU-Uk

Sigurdsson, B. D., & Gudleifsson, B. E. (2013). Impact of afforestation on earthworm populations in Iceland. Icelandic Agricultural Sciences, 26, 21-36.

Launiainen S, Futter MN, Ellison D, Clarke N, Finér L, Högbom L, Laurén A, Ring E 2013. Is the water footprint an appropriate tool for forestry and forest products – the Fennoscandian case. AMBIO, DOI 10.1007/s13280-013-0380-z.

Lappalainen, M., Kukkonen, J.V.K., Piirainen, S., Sarjala, T., Setälä, H., Koivusalo, H., Finér, L. & Laurén, A. 2013. Nitrogen release in decomposition of boreal mor and peat as affected by enchytraeid worms. Boreal Environment Research 18:181–194.

Högbom L, Ring E, Löfgren S, 2013. Mitigating effects on run-off water quality after final felling using forest buffers. British Ecological Society conference INTECOL 2013 19-23/8 2013, London, England, UK. Abstract, oral presentation.

Vesterdal, L., Clarke, N., Sigurdsson, B.D., Gundersen, P., 2013. Do tree species influence soil carbon stocks in temperate and boreal forests? Forest Ecology and Management 309: 4-18.

Policy briefs 2013

Futter, M (2013) Rules for Water Footprints disfavor wood from Nordic–Baltic forests. SNS News and Views, 2013, 8. http://www.nordicforestresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/NV-8-2013.pdf

Invited talks 2013

Invited talk from CAR-ES at a Nordic Council of Ministers conference: Bjarni D. Sigurdsson: Forest ecosystems in changing climate. Talk given at: Climate From the Nordic-Baltic Perspective. Science, Policy, Economy 2013, 23-24 October 2013, Tallin, Estonia. Available at: http://www.norden.ee/images/rohemajandus/arhiiv/programme_climate_23-24oct13.pdf

Conference abstracts and proceedings 2013

Lazdiņš, A., Bārdule, A. & Stola, J. (2013). Preliminary results of evaluation of area of organic soils in arable lands in Latvia. Proceedings of Interdisciplinary Research for Higher Socioeconomic Value of Forests, Riga, 2013. pp 79–80. Riga: LSFRI Silava.

Lazdiņš, A., Bārdule, A. & Stola, J. (2013). Preliminary results of evaluation of carbon stock in historical cropland and grassland. Proceedings of Interdisciplinary Research for Higher Socioeconomic Value of Forests, Riga, 2013. pp 56–57. Riga: LSFRI Silava.

Lazdiņš, A., Bārdule, A., Stola, J. & Krišāns, O. (2013). Temporary carbon stock changes in forest soil in Latvia. Proceedings of Interdisciplinary Research so Higher Socioeconomic Value of Forests, Riga, 2013. pp 51–52. Riga: LSFRI Silava

Lazdiņš, A. & Zariņš, J. (2013). Meža ugunsgrēku un mežizstrādes atlieku dedzināšanas radītās siltumnīcefekta gāzu emisijas Latvijā (Greenhouse emissions due to forest fires in on-site incineration of harvesting residues in Latvia). Proceedings of Latvijas Universitātes 71. zinātniskā konference ”Ģeogrāfija, ģeoloģija, vides zinātne”, Rīga, 2013. pp 133–137. Rīga: Latvijas Universitāte

Other journal articles indirectly linked to CAR-ES 2013

Halldórsson, G., Sigurdsson, B. D., Hrafnkelsdóttir, B., Oddsdóttir, E. S., Eggertsson, Ó., & Ólafsson, E. (2013). New arthropod herbivores on trees and shrubs in Iceland and changes in pest dynamics: A review. Icelandic Agricultural Sciences, 26, 69-84.

Vesterdal, L., Clarke, N., Sigurdsson, B. D., & Gundersen, P. (2013). Do tree species influence soil carbon stocks in temperate and boreal forests? Forest Ecology and Management, 309, 4-18. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2013.01.017

Johansson K, Ring E, Högbom L 2013. Effects of N-fertilisation and site preparation on nutrient status in plants and ground vegetation. Silva Fennica doi: 10.14214/sf.1016

Svensson T, Högbom L, Johansson K, Sandén P, Ring E 2013. Long-term effects of nitrogen additions on chlorine in soil, soil solution and biomass – after harvesting. Biogoechem 116: 3-13 10.1007/s10533-013-9888-3

Ring E, Högbom L, Jansson G 2013. Soil-water chemistry after final felling: effects of previous nitrogen fertilization regime and disc trenching. Can J For Res 43:396-404

Ring E, Högbom L, Andersson S, Weslien J 2013. Biogeochemistry after burning a clearcut in central Sweden. Scand J For Res 28:735-745

Högberg MN, Högbom L, Kleja DB 2013. Soil microbial communities as predictors of soil solution chemistry and N leakage in spruce forests in Sweden. Plant Soil, DOI: 10.1007/s11104-013-1742-9

Palviainen, M., Finér, L. Laurén, A., Launiainen,S., Piirainen, S., Mattsson, T. & Starr, M. 2013. Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Carbon and Suspendid Solids Loads from Forest Clear-Cutting and Site Preparation: Long-Term Paired Catchment Studies from Eastern Finland. Ambio 43(2):218-233. DOI 10.1007/s13280-013-0439-x

Sarkkola, S: Nieminen, M., Koivusalo, H., Laurén, A., Kortelainen, P., Mattsson, T., Palviainen, M., Piirainen, S., Starr, M. & Finér, L. 2013. Iron concentrations are increasing in surface waters from forested headwater catchments in eastern Finland. Science of Total Environment 463–464: 683–689.

Ide, J., Finér, L., Laurén, A., Piirainen, S. & Launiainen, S. 2013. Effects of clear-cutting on annual and seasonal runoff from a boreal forest catchment in eastern Finland. Forest Ecology and Management 304: 482–491.Marozas V., Armolaitis K., Aleinikovienė J. 2013. Changes of ground vegetation, soil chemical properties and microbiota following the surface fires in Scots pine forests. Journal of Environmental Engineering and Landscape Management (ISSN 1648-6897 print/ISSN 1822-4199 online) 21 (1), p. 67-75.

Marozas V., Armolaitis K., Aleinikovienė J. 2013. Changes of ground vegetation, soil chemical properties and microbiota following the surface fires in Scots pine forests. Journal of Environmental Engineering and Landscape Management (ISSN 1648-6897 print/ISSN 1822-4199 online) 21 (1), p. 67-75.

Armolaitis K., Varnagirytė-Kabašinskienė I., Stupak I., Kukkola M., Mikšys V., Wójcik J. 2013. Carbon and nutrients of Scots pine stands on sandy soils in Lithuania in relation to bioenergy sustainability. Biomass and Bioenergy (ISSN 0961-9534) 54, p. 250-259.

Armolaitis K., Aleinikovienė J., Lubytė J., Žėkaitė V., Garbaravičius P. 2013.Stability of soil organic carbon in agro and forest ecosystems on Arenosol. Zemdirbyste-Agriculture (ISSN 1392-3196) Vol. 100, No. 3, p. 227-234.

Lazdiņa, D., Liepiņš, K., Bardule, A., Liepiņš, J., Bardulis, A. (2013). Wood ash and wastewater sludge recycling success in fast-growing deciduous tree – Birch and alder plantations. Agronomy Research, 11, 2: 347-356.

Bardule, A., Rancane, S., Gutmane, I., Berzins, P., Stesele, V., Lazdina, D., Bardulis, A. (2013). The effect of fertiliser type on hybrid aspen increment and seed yield of perennial grass cultivated in the agroforestry system. Agronomy Research, 11, 1:13-24

Pučka, I., Lazdiņa, D. (2013). Review about investigations of Salix spp. in Europe. Research for Rural Development , 2:13-19.

Salazar, O., Hansen, S., Abrahamsen, P., Hansen, K., Gundersen, P., 2013. Changes in soil water balance following afforestation 1 of former arable soils in Denmark as evaluated using the DAISY model. J. Hydrology 484: 128-139.

Gurmesa, G.A., Schmidt, I.K., Gundersen, P. Vesterdal, L., 2013. Soil carbon accumulation and nitrogen retention traits of four tree species grown in common gardens. Forest Ecology and Management 309: 47-57.

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Publications from CAR-ES I (2005-2010):

Finér, L., Laurén, A. and Lier, M. (eds.) (2009). Adapting forest management to maintain the environmental services: carbon sequestration, biodiversity and water. Abstracts and programme of an international conference at Koli National Park, Finland in 21.–24.9.2009. Metlan työraportteja/Working Papers of the Finnish Forest Research Institute 133. 94 p. http://www.metla.fi/julkaisut/workingpapers/2009/mwp133.htm.

Gundersen, P., Weslien, J., Sigurdsson, B.D., Sætersdal, M., Finér, L. and Callesen, I. (2007). The objectives of the research network “Centre of Advanced Research on Environmental Services” (CAR-ES). In: Halldórsson, G., Oddsdóttir, E.S. and Eggertsson, O. (Eds) “Effects of afforestation on ecosystems, landscape and rural development”. TemaNord 508: 126-131.

Gundersen, P., Ring, E., Hansen, K., Finér, L., Laurén, A. and Högbom, L. (2008). Forests produce clean water. Factsheet, Nordic Forest Research Co-operation Committee (SNS), 2pp. Download here.

Gundersen, P., Laurén, A., Finér, L., Ring, E., Koivusalo, H., Sætersdal, M., Weslien, J.-O., Sigurdsson, B.D., Högbom, L., Laine, J. and Hansen, K. (2010). Environmental Services provided from Forests by the Water in the Nordic Countries. Ambio (In print).

Halldórsson, G., Oddsdóttir, E.S. and Sigurðsson, B.D. (eds). (2008). AFFORNORD: Effects of afforestation on ecosystems, landscape and rural development. TemaNord 2008:562, Nordic Council of Ministers, Copenhagen, 120 p.

Jonsson, J.A. and Sigurdsson, B.D. (2009). Short-term effects of thinning and fertilisation on soil temperature and carbon efflux of young black cottonwood stand in Iceland. Biogeosciences (Submitted).

Sigurdsson, B.D., Sverdrup, H., Belyazid, S. and Bjarnadottir, B. (2008). Effects of afforestation on the carbon cycle. In AFFORNORD: Effects of afforestation on ecosystems, landscape and rural development. Edited by G. Halldórsson, E.S. Oddsdóttir, and B.D. Sigurdsson. TemaNord 2008:562, Nordic Council of Ministers, Copenhagen. pp. 87-99.

Weslien, J., Finér, L., Jónsson, J.A., Koivusalo, H., Laurén, A., Ranius, T. and Sigurdsson, B.D. (2008). Kol, kväveutlakning och död ved I morgondagens skog. Resultat 11 Skogforsk, 4pp.

Weslien, J., Finér, L., Jónsson, J.Á., Koivusalo, H., Laurén, A., Ranius, T., and Sigurdsson, B.D. (2009). Effects of increased forest productivity and warmer climates on carbon sequestration, run-off water quality and accumulation of dead wood in a boreal landscape: A modelling study. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research 24: 333-347.

Publications >> Publications from activities linked CAR-ES (2005-2010):

Arneberg, A., Nygaard, P.H., Stabbetorp, O.E., Sigurdsson, B.D. and Oddsdóttir, E. (2007). Afforestation effects on decomposition and vegetation in Iceland. In: Halldórsson, G., Oddsdóttir, E.S. and Eggertsson, O. (Eds). Effects of afforestation on ecosystems, landscape and rural development. TemaNord 508: 75-80.

Belyazid, S., Sigurdsson, B.D., Haraldsson, H. and Sverdrup, H. (2007). Adapting the ForSAFE model to simulate changes in the ground vegetation after afforetstation in Iceland: A feasibility study. In: Halldórsson, G., Oddsdóttir, E.S. and Eggertsson, O. (Eds). Effects of afforestation on ecosystems, landscape and rural development. TemaNord 508: 78-84.

Bishop, K., Allan, C., Bringmark, L., Garcia, E., Hellsten, S., Högbom, L., Johansson, K., Lomander, A., Meili, M., Munthe, J., Nilsson, M., Porvari, P., Skyllberg, U., Sørensen, R., Zetterberg, T. and Åkerblom, S. (2009). Thee effects of forestry on Hg accumulation in nemoral/boreal waters and recommendations for good silvicultural practice. Ambio 7: 376-380.

Bishop, K., Allan, C.J., Bringmark, L., Garcia, E., Hellsten, S., Högbom, L., Jahansson, K., Lomander, A., Meilli, M., Munthe, J., Nilsson, M., Porvari, P., Skyllberg, U., Sörensen, R., Zetterberg, T. and Åkerblom, S. (2009). Forestry’s contribution to Hg bioaccumulation in freshwaters: assessnment of the available evidence. In Bishop K (ed) Does forestry contribute to mercury in Swedish fish? KSLA Tidskrift nr 148(1):9-23.

Berg, S. and Lindholm, E.-L. (2005). Energy use and environmental impacts of forest operations in Sweden. Journal of Cleaner Production 13: 33-42.

Bergh, J., Freeman, M., Sigurdsson, B.D., Kellomäki, S., Laitinen, K., Niinistö, S. and Peltola, H. (2003). Modelling the short-term effects of climate change on the productivity of selected tree species in Nordic countries. Forest Ecology and Management 183: 327-340.

Bjarnadottir, B., Sigurdsson, B.D. and Lindroth, A. (2005). Eddy flux measurements over a young Larix sibirica stand in eastern Iceland. Poster and abstract at AFFORNORD Conference on Effects of Afforestation on Ecosystems, Landscape & Rural Development, June 18th – 22nd, 2005 Reykholt, Iceland.

Bjarnadottir, B. and Sigurdsson, B.D. (2007). Eddy flux measurements over a young Larix sibirica stand in eastern Iceland: measurements and initial results. In: Halldórsson, G., Oddsdóttir, E.S. and Eggertsson, O. (Eds). Effects of afforestation on ecosystems, landscape and rural development. TemaNord 508: 89-95.

Bjarnadottir, B., Sigurdsson, B.D. and Lindroth, A. (2007). Estimate of annual carbon balance of a young Siberian larch (Larix sibirica) plantation in Iceland. Tellus B 59 (5): 891-899.

Bjarnadottir, B., Sigurdsson, B.D. and Lindroth, A. (2009). A young afforestation area in Iceland was a moderate sink to CO2 only a decade after scarification and establishment. Biogeosciences 6: 2895-2906.

Bjarnadóttir, B. (2009). Carbon stocks and fluxes in a young Siberian larch (Larix sibirica) plantation in Iceland. PhD. thesis. Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis. Lund University, Lund, Sweden. p. 62.

Boberg, L. and Perhans, K. (2007). Höga naturvärden i nyckelbiotoper – men även i andra äldre granskogar. Skogforsk Resultat Nr 1.

Bollandsås, O.M., Hanssen, K.H., Marthiniussen, S. and Næsset, E. (2008). Measures of spatial forest structure derived from airborne laser data are associated with natural regeneration patterns in an uneven-aged spruce forest. Forest Ecology and Management 255: 953-961.

Christiansen, J. R., Vesterdal, L., Callesen, I., Elberling, B., Schmidt, I.K. and Gundersen, P. (2010). Nitrogen and water budgets in six tree species. Global Change Biology 16: ??

de Chantal, M., Hanssen, K.H., Granhus, A., Bergsten, U., Ottosson Löfvenius, M. and Grip, H. (2007). Frost-heaving damage to one-year-old Picea abies seedlings increases with soil horizon depth and canopy gap size. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 37: 1236-1243.

de Vries, W., Solberg, S., Dobbertin, M., Sterba, H., Laubhahn, D., Reinds, G.J., Nabuurs, G.-J., Gundersen, P. and Sutton, M.A. (2008). Ecologically implausible carbon response.  Nature 441: E1-E3.

de Vries, W., Solberg, S., Dobbertin, M., Sterba, H., Laubhahn, D. van Oijen, M., Evans, C., Gundersen, P., Kros, J., Wamelink, G.W.W, Reinds, G. J. and Sutton, M.A. (2009). The impact of nitrogen deposition on carbon sequestration by terrestrial ecosystems. Forest Ecology and Management 258: 1814-1823.

Djupström, L.B., Weslien, J. and Schroeder, L.M. (2008). Dead wood and saproxylic beetles in set-aside and non set-aside forests in a boreal region. For Ecol Manage 255: 3340-3350.

Duursma, R.A., Kolari, P., Perämäki, M., Nikinmaa, E., Hari, P., Delzon, S. Loustau, D., Ilvesniemi, H., Pumpanen, J. and Mäkelä, A. (2008). Predicting the decline in daily maximum transpiration rate of two pine stands during drought based on constant minimum leaf water potential and plant hydraulic conductance. Tree Physiology 28: 265-276.

Egnell, G., Hyvönen, R., Högbom, L., Johansson, T., Lundmark, T., Olsson, B., Ring, E., Sydow von, F. (2007). Miljökonsekvenser av stubbskörd – en sammanställning av kunskap och kunskapsbehov. Energimyndigheten Rapport 2007:xx.

Elmarsdottir, A., Sigurdsson, B.D., Magnusson, B., Gudleifsson, B.E., Oddsdottir, E.S., Olafsson, E., Halldorsson, G., Eyjolfsdottir, G.G., Skarphedinsson, K.H., Ingimarsdottir, M. and Nielsen, O.K.. (2007). Age-related dynamics in biodiversity and carbon cycling of Icelandic woodlands (ICEWOODS): Experimental set-up and site descriptions. In: Halldórsson, G., Oddsdóttir, E.S. and Eggertsson, O. (Eds). Effects of afforestation on ecosystems, landscape and rural development. TemaNord 508: 100-107.

Elmarsdottir, A., Fjellberg, A., Halldorsson, G., Ingimarsdottir, M., Nielsen, O.K., Nygaard, P., Oddsdottir,  E.S. and Sigurdsson, B.D. (2008). Effects of afforestation on biodiversity. In AFFORNORD: Effects of afforestation on ecosystems, landscape and rural development. Edited by G. Halldórsson, E.S. Oddsdóttir, and B.D. Sigurdsson. TemaNord 2008:562, Nordic Council of Ministers, Copenhagen. pp. 37-47.

Ericsson, E. and Berg, S. (2007). Implications of environmental quality objectives on the potential of forestry to reduce net CO2 emissions? A case study in central Sweden. Forestry 80(2): 99-111.

Finér, L., Kortelainen, P., Mattsson, T., Ahtiainen, M., Kubin, E. and Sallantaus, T. (2004). Sulphate and base cation leaching from unmanaged forested catchments in Finland. Forest Ecology and Management 195: 115-128.

Finér, L., Helmisaari, H.-S.,  Lõhmus, K. Majdi, H., Brunner, I., Børja I., Eldhuset, E., Godbold, D., Grebenc, T., Konôpka, B., Kraigher, H.,  Möttönen M.-R.,  Ohashi, M.,  Oleksyn, J.,  Ostonen, I.,  Uri, U. & Vanguelova, E. (2007). Variation in fine root biomass of three European tree species: Beech (Fagus sylvatica L.), Norway spruce (Picea abies L. Karst.) and Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.). Plant Biosystems 141(3): 394-405.

Finér, L., Mattsson, T., Joensuu, S., Koivusalo, H., Laurén, A., Makkonen, T., Nieminen, M., Tattari, S., Ahti, E., Kortelainen, P., Koskiaho, J., Leinonen, A., Nevalainen, R., Piirainen, S., Saarelainen, J., Sarkkola, S. and Vuollekoski, M. (2010). Metsäisten valuma-alueiden vesistökuormituksen laskenta. Submitted to Suomen Ympäristö. [Calculation of export loads from forested catchments, in Finnish]

Gjerde, I., Sætersdal, M. and Nilsen, T. (2005). Abundance of two threatened woodpecker species in relation to the proportion of spruce plantations in native pine forests of western Norway. Biodiversity and Conservation 14: 377-393.

Gjerde, I., Sætersdal, M., Rolstad, J., Storaunet, K. O., Blom, H. H. and Heegaard, E. (2005). Productivity-diversity relationships in six northern forest landscapes. Ecography 28: 1-16.

Gjerde, I., Sætersdal, M. And Blom, H.H. (2007). Complementary Hotspot Inventory – a method for identification of important areas for biodiversity at the forest stand scale. Biological Conservation 137: 549-557.

Gjerde, I., Sætersdal, M. & Blom, H.H. (2006) Complementary hotspot inventory – a method for identification of important aeas for biodiversity at the forest stand scale. In: 1st European Congress of Conservation Biology “Diversity for Europe”, Book of Abstract, p. 112. 22-26 August, Eger, Hungary.

Granhus, A., Hanssen, K.H. & de Chantal, M. (2008) Emergence and seasonal mortality of naturally regenerated Picea abies seedlings: impact of overstory density and two site preparation methods. New Forests 35: 75-87.

Gudmundsdóttir, G. and Sigurdsson, B.D. (2005). Photosynthetic temperature response of mountain birch (Betula pubescens Ehrh.) in comparison with three other broadleaved tree species in Iceland. Icelandic Agricultural Sciences 18: 43-51.

Gundersen, P., Schmidt, I.K. and Raulund-Rasmussen, K. (2006). Leaching of nitrate from temperate forests – effects of air pollution and forest management. Environmental Reviews 14: 1-57.

Gundersen, P. (2008). Nitratudvaskning fra skovarealer – model til risikovurdering. Skov & Landskab, Arbejdsrapporter nr. 46, Skov & Landskab, 43 pp. ISBN-978-87-7903-356-6

Gundersen, P. (2008). Kvælstofudvaskning fra skov i et komplekst opland – et værktøj. ATV Vintermøde om Jord- og Grundvandsforurening, Vingstedcentret 4.-5. marts 2008 Bind 2, side 117-126

Gundersen, P., Sonnenborg, T.O. and Refsgaard, J.C. (2008). Nye skove ændrer ikke grundvandsdannelsen på lerjord. SKOVEN 8/08: 361-363.

Gundersen, P., Hansen, K.. and Vesterdal, L. (2008). Skovrejsning – Hvor hurtigt falder nitratudvaskningen? Videnblad Skovbrug,4.0-3, Skov & Landskab, 2 sider.

Gundersen, P. and Nord-Larsen, T. (2008). Skovenes beskyttende funktioner. I: Skove og plantager 2006. Skov & Landskab, Københavns Universitet., s. 107-120.

Gundersen, P. (2008). Kvælstofudvaskning fra skov i et komplekst opland – et værktøj. ATV Vintermøde om Jord- og Grundvandsforurening, Vingstedcentret 4.-5. marts 2008 Bind 2, side 117-126.

Gundersen, P., Sevel, L., Christiansen, J.R., Hansen, K, Vesterdal, L., Bastrup-Birk, A. (2009). Do indicators of nitrogen retention and leaching differ between coniferous and deciduous forests in Denmark? Forest Ecology and Management 258: 1137–1146.

Gustafsson, L., Dahlberg, A., Green, M., Henningsson, S., Hägerhäll, C., Larsson, A., Lindelöw, Å., Lindhagen, A., Lundh, G., Ode, Å., Strengbom, J., Ranius, T., Sandström, J., Svensson, R. & Widenfalk, O. (2009). Konsekvenser för kulturarv, friluftsliv, landskapsbild och biologisk mångfald. Faktaunderlag till MINT-utredningen. SLU, Rapport. ISBN 978-91-86197-45-2.

Halldórsson, G., Oddsdóttir, E.S., Sigurdsson, B.D. and Arneberg, A. (2005). The effects of afforestation on abundance of soil fauna. Poster and abstract at AFFORNORD Conference on Effects of Afforestation on Ecosystems, Landscape & Rural Development, June 18th – 22nd, 2005 Reykholt, Iceland.

Hansen, K., Rosenqvist, L., Vesterdal, L. and Gundersen, P. (2007). Nitrate leaching from three afforestation chronosequences on former arable land in Denmark. Global Change Biology 13: 1250–1264.

Hansen, K., Gundersen, P., Vesterdal, L. and Rosenqvist, L. (2008). Skovrejsning – nitratudvaskning i de nye skove Videnblad Skovbrug,4.0-4, Skov & Landskab, 2 sider.

Hansen, K., Schmidt, I. K., Gundersen, P. and Vesterdal, L. (2008). Skovrejsning – Miljømæssige konsekvenser Videnblad Skovbrug,4.0-1, Skov & Landskab, 2 sider.

Hansen, K,  Vesterdal, L., Schmidt, I.K., Gundersen, P., Sevel, L., Bastrup-Birk, A., Pedersen, L.B. and Bille-Hansen, J., (2009). Litterfall and nutrient return in five tree species in a common garden experiment. Forest Ecology and Management 257: 2133-2144.

Hanssen, K.H. and Solberg, S. (2007) Assessment of defoliation during a pine sawfly outbreak: Calibration of airborne laser scanning data with hemispherical photography. Forest Ecology and Management 250: 9-16.

Hedgren, O. and Weslien, J. (2007). Detecting Rare Species with Random or Subjective Sampling: a Case Study of Red-Listed Saproxylic Beetles in Boreal Sweden. Cons Biol 22: 212-215.

Hirano, Y., Noguchi, K., Ohashi, M., Hishi, T., Makita, N., Fujii, S. and Finér, L. (2009). New method for placing and lifting root meshes for estimating fine root production in forest ecosystems. Plant Root 3: 26-31.

Hyvönen, R., Göran I.Å., Linder, S., Persson, T., Cotrufo, M.F., Ekblad, A., Freeman, M., Grelle, A., Janssens, I.A., Jarvis, P.G., Kellomäki, S., Lindroth, A., Loustau, D., Lundmark, T., Norby, R.J., Oren, R., Pilegaard, K., Ryan, M.G., Sigurdsson, B.D., Strömgren, M., van Oijen, M. and Wallin, G.. (2007). Tansley review. The likely impact of elevated [CO2], nitrogen deposition, increased temperature and management on carbon sequestration in temperate and boreal forest ecosystems. New Phytologist 173: 463-480.

Högbom, L. (2006). Jämförelse mellan löv- och granskog: effekter på markens pH och nitrat läckage. I: B. Karlsson (ed) Trakthyggesbruk med gran och självföryngrad björk, en jämförande studie. Skogforsk Redogörelse Nr 4: 39-41.

Högbom, L. (2006). Effekter av olika trädslag i skyddszoner längs vattendrag. I: B. Karlsson (ed) Trakthyggesbruk med gran och självföryngrad björk, en jämförande studie. Skogforsk Redogörelse Nr 4: 42.

Ilvesniemi, H., Levula, J.,Ojansuu, R.,Kolari, P., Kulmala, L.,Pumpanen, J.,Launiainen, S.,Vesala, T. and Nikinmaa, E. (2009). Long-term measurements of the carbon balance of a boreal Scots pine dominated forest ecosystem. Boreal Environment Research. 14: 731–753.

Ilvesniemi,H., Pumpanen, J., Duursma, R., Hari, P., Keronen, P., Kolari, P., Kulmala, M., Mammarella, I., Nikinmaa, E., Rannik, U., Siivola, E.,Pohja, T. and Vesala, T. (2010). Water balance of a boreal Scots pine stand, 2010. Boreal Environment Research 15: 00–00 (accepted).

Jacobson, S., Pettersson, F., Högbom, L. and Sikström, U. (2005). Skogsgödsling – en handledning. Skogforsk Uppsala. 44 pp.

Jonsell, M., Schroeder, L.M. and Weslien, J. (2005). Saproxylic beetles in high stumps of spruce – fungal flora important for determining species composition. Scand J For Res. 20: 54-62.

Jónsson, J.Á., Halldórsson, G. and Sigurdsson, B.D. (2006). Changes in bird life, surface fauna and ground vegetation following afforestation by black cottonwood (Populus trichocarpa). Icelandic Agricultural Sciences 19: 33-41.

Jónsson, J.Á. (2007). Effects of forest management practices on wood increment and carbon fluxes. M.Sc. thesis. In Biololgy Department. University of Iceland, Reykjavik. p. 94.

Jónsson, J. Á. and B. D. Sigurdsson. (2010). Effects of early thinning and fertilization on soil temperature and soil respiration in a poplar plantation. Icelandic Agricultural Sciences (accepted).

Koivusalo, H.,  Kokkonen, T., Laurén, A., Ahtiainen, M., Karvonen, T. Mannerkoski, H.,  Penttinen, S., Seuna, P., Starr, M and  Finér, L. (2006). Parameterisation and application of a hillslope hydrological model to assess impacts of a forest clear-cutting on runoff generation. Environmental Modelling & Software 21: 1324-1339.

Koivusalo, H., Ahti, E., Laurén, A., Kokkonen, T., Karvonen, T., Nevalainen, R. and Finér, L. (2008). Impacts of ditch cleaning on hydrological processes in a drained peatland forest. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 12(5): 1211-1227.

Kokkonen, T., Koivusalo, H., Laurén, A.,Penttinen, S.,  Starr, M., Kellomäki, S. and Finér. L. (2006). Implications of processing spatial data from a forested catchment for a hillslope hydrological model. Ecological Modelling 199: 393-408.

Kortelainen, P., Mattsson, T., Finér, L., Ahtiainen, M., Saukkonen, S. and Sallantaus, T. (2006). Controls on the export of C, N, P and Fe from undisturbed boreal catchments, Finland. Aquatic Sciences 68: 453-468.

Kostiainen, K., Kaakinen, S., Saranpää, P., Sigurdsson, B.D., Lundqvist,  S.-O., Linder, S. and Vapaavuori, E. (2008) Stem wood properties of mature Norway spruce after three years of continuous exposure to elevated carbon dioxide and temperature. Global Change Biology. Article Online: Oct 23 2008 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2008.01755.x

Laurén, A., Finér, L., Koivusalo, H., Kokkonen, T., Karvonen, T., Kellomäki, S., Mannerkoski, H. and Ahtiainen, M. (2005). Water and nitrogen processes along a typical water flowpath and streamwater exports from a forested catchment and changes after clear-cutting: a modelling study. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 9(6): 657-674.

Laurén, A., Koivusalo, H., Ahtikoski, A., Kokkonen, T. and Finér, L. (2007). Water protection and buffer zones: How much does it cost to reduce nitrogen load in a forest cutting? Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research 22(6): 537-544.

Laurén, A., Sikanen, L., Asikainen, A., Koivusalo, H., Palviainen, M., Kokkonen, T., Kellomäki, S. and Finér, L. (2008). Impacts of logging residue and stump removal on nitrogen export to stream – a modelling approach. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research 22(3): 227-235.

Laurén, A., Heinonen, J., Koivusalo, H., Sarkkola, S., Tattari, S., Mattsson, T., Ahtiainen, M., Joensuu, S., Kokkonen, T. and Finér, L. (2009). Implications of uncertainty in pre-treatment dataset on estimation of treatment effects from paired catchment studies: loads of phosphorus from forest clear-cuts. Water, Air & Soil Pollution, 196: 251-261. DOI 10.1007/s11270-008-9773-1.

Laurén, A., Koivusalo, H., Saari, P., Lappalainen, M., Piirainen, S., Kukkonen, J.V.K., Setälä, H., Sarjala, T., Mannerkoski,H., Bylund, D. and Finér, L. (2009). Parametrization of organic matter decomposition model to describe the quality of the released dissolved nitrogen. In: Ukonmaanaho, L., Nieminen, T.M. & Starr, M. (eds.). 6th International Symposium on Ecosystem Behaviour BIOGEOMON 2009. Metlan työraportteja/Working Papers of the Finnish Forest Research Institute 128. p. 208.

Lindroth, A., Lagergren, F., Aurela, M., Bjarnadottir, B., Christensen, T., Dellwik, E., Grelle, A., Ibrom, A., Johansson, T., Lankreijer, H., Launiainen, S., Laurila, T., Mölder, M., Nikinmaa, E., Pilegaard, K., Sigurdsson, B.D. and Vesala, T. (2008). Leaf area index is the principal scaling parameter for both gross photosynthesis and ecosystem respiration of northern deciduous and coniferous forests. Tellus 60B: 129-142.

Löfgren, S., Ring, E., von Brömssen, C. and Sørensen, R. (2009). Short-term effects of clear-cutting on teh water chemistry of two boreal streams in Northern Sweden: A pair catchment study. Ambio 7:347-356.

Maljanen, M., Sigurdsson, B.D., Guđmundsson, J., Óskarsson, H., Huttunen, J.T. and Martikainen, P.J. (2009). Land-use and greenhouse gas balances of peatlands in the Nordic countries – present knowledge and gaps. Biogeosciences Discuss., 6: 6271-6338.

Mannerkoski, H., Finér, L., Piirainen, S. and Starr, M. (2005). Effect of clear-cutting and site preparation on the level and quality of groundwater in some headwater catchments in eastern Finland. Forest Ecology and Management 220: 107-117.

Mattsson, T., Finér, L., Kortelainen, P. and Sallantaus, T. (2003). Brook water quality and background leaching from unmanaged forested catchments in Finland. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 147: 275-297.

Medlyn, B.E., Berbigier, P., Clement, R., Grelle, A., Loustau, D., Linder, S., Wingate, L., Jarvis, P.G., Sigurdsson, B.D. and McMurtrie, R.E. (2005). The carbon balance of coniferous forests growing in contrasting climatic conditions: a model-based analysis. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 131: 97-124.

Mikkelsen T.N., Beier, C., Jonasson, S.J., Albert, K., Schmidt, I.K., Michelsen, A., Ambus, P., Stevnbak, K., Andresen, L., Christensen, S., Gundersen, P., Holmstrup, M., Maraldo, K., Petersen, M.B., Pilegaard, K., Pedersen, J.K., Primé, A., Ro-Poulsen, H., Riis, T., Martinussen, T., Miglietta, F., Jørgensen, P., Danbæk, S., Sørensen, P., Bruunn N. and Sverdrup, H. (2008) Experimetal design of multifactor climate change experiment with elevated CO2, warming and drought – the CLIMAITE project. Functional Ecology 22: 185–195.

Myklestad, Å. and Sætersdal, M. (2005). Effects of fertilization and afforestation on community structure of traditionally managed hay meadows in western Norway. Nordic Journal of Botany 23: 593-606.

Nieminen, M., Koivusalo, H., Sarkkola, S., Mattsson, T. and Laurén, A. (2009). Export of suspended solids and dissolved elements from peatland areas after ditch network maintenance in south-central Finland. Silva Fennica, in press.

Palviainen, M., Finér, L., Laurén, A., Mannerkoski, H., Piirainen, S. and Starr, M. (2007) Development of ground vegetation biomass and nutrient pools in a clear-cut disc-plowed boreal forest. Plant and Soil 297: 43-52.

Palviainen, M., Laiho, R., Mäkinen, H. and Finér, L. (2008) Do decomposing Scots pine, Norway spruce and silver birch stems retain nitrogen?  Can. J. For. Res. (In print).

Palviainen, M., Laiho, R., Mäkinen, H. and Finér, L. (2009). Nitrogen dynamics in decomposing Scots pine, Norway spruce and silver birch stems. In: Ukonmaanaho, L., Nieminen, T.M. & Starr, M. (eds.). 6th International Symposium on Ecosystem Behaviour BIOGEOMON 2009. Metlan työraportteja/Working Papers of the Finnish Forest Research Institute 128. p. 211.

Palviainen, M., Finér, L., Laiho, R., Shorohova, E., Kapitsa, E. and Vanha-Majamaa, I. (2010). Carbon and nitrogen release from decomposing Scots pine, Norway spruce and silver birch stumps. Forest Ecology and Management 259: 390-398.

Perhans, K., Kindstrand, C., Boman, M., Djupström, B.L., Gustafsson, L., Mattsson, L., Schroeder, L.M., Weslien, J. and Wikberg, S. (2008). Conservation goals and the relative importance of costs and benefits in reserve selection, Conservation Biology, 22: 1331–1339

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