On November 12 we will host a one-day seminar entitled “vegetation changes in the tree line”. The seminar marks the closing of a large research project financed by The Research Council of Norway under the NORKLIMA-program.
Alpine and arctic tree lines are expected to advance to higher altitudes and further north due to global warming. Changes in temperature, precipitation, and snow coverage will affect numerous ecosystems and their interaction and forest ecosystems are expected to be highly affected by increasing temperatures, particularly in boreal regions. Continue reading