Colonisation of mountain birch above timberline in relation to climate change

Updated 2003-04-24

Study of the colonisation of mountain birch above timberline: -Determining age classes of trees (by dendrochronology)=> datation of colonisation event(s). -Inflence of climate change by comparison to climatic datas. -Determining fitness of individuals above timberline and comparison to individuals in the forest. -Origin of the individuals above timberline => kin relatedness study by molecular and morphometric methods.

Time frame

Project time span
2002 - 2002
Data collection
not specified
Data processing
not specified
Data reporting
not specified

Contact information

Contact person
Camille Truong
Evolutionary Botany Université de Neuchâtel Rue Emile-Argand 11 2007 Neuchâtel Switzerland

Parameters and Media

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Regions studied
Abisko Scientific Research Station

Data availability

Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?

Methods & Procedures

Not specified

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
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