Scientific publications

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Peña-Gallardo, M., Vicente-Serrano, S.M., Camarero, J.J., Gazol, A., Sánchez-Salguero, R., Domínguez-Castro, F., El Kenawy, A., Beguería-Portugés, S., Gutiérrez, M., de Luis, M., Sangüesa-Barreda, G., Novak, K., Rozas, V., Tíscar, P.A., Linares, J.C., Martínez del Castillo, E., Ribas Matamoros, M., García-González, I., Silla, F., Camisón, A., Génova, M., Olano, J.M., Longares, L.A., Hevia, A. & Diego Galván, J. (2018). Drought sensitiveness on forest growth in Peninsular Spain and the Balearic Islands. Forests 9: 524. doi


Souto-Herrero, M., Rozas, V. & García-González, I. (2018). Chronologies of earlywood vessels and latewood width disentangle climate drivers of oak growth in a mild oceanic region. Dendrochronologia 51: 40-53. (Free access until October 9th, 2018)


Souto-Herrero, M., Rozas, V. & García-González, I. (2018). Earlywood vessels and latewood width explain the role of climate on wood formation of Quercus pyrenaica Willd. across the Atlantic-Mediterranean boundary in NW Iberia. Forest Ecology and Management 425: 126-137.


Guada, G., García-González, I., Pérez-de-Lis, G., Vázquez-Ruiz, R.A. & Montserrat-Martì, G. (2018). Dry-matter content during extension of twigs, buds and leaves reflects hydraulic status related to earlywood vessel development in Quercus pyrenaica Willd. European Journal of Forest Research 137: 307-319.


Gazol, A., Camarero, J.J., Vicente-Serrano, S.M., Sánchez-Salguero, R., Gutiérrez, E., de Luis, M., Sangüesa-Barreda, G., Novak, K., Rozas, V., Tíscar, P.A., Linares, J.C., Martín-Hernández, N., Martínez del Castillo, E., Ribas, M., García-González, I., Silla, F., Camisón, A., Génova, M., Olano, J.M., Longares, L.A., Hevia, A., Tomás-Burguera, M. & Diego-Galván, J. (2018). Forest resilience to drought varies across biomes. Global Change Biology 24: 2143-2158.


Pérez de Lis, G., Rozas, V., Vázquez-Ruiz, R.A. & García-González, I. (2018). Do ring-porous oaks prioritize earlywood vessel efficiency over safety? Environmental effects on vessel diameter and tyloses formation. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 248: 205-214.


Domínguez-Delmás, M., Trapaga-Monchet, K., Nayling, N. & García-González, I. (2017). Natural hazards and building history: Roof structures of Segovia cathedral (Spain) reveal its history through tree-ring research. Dendrochronologia 46: 1-13.


Souto-Herrero, M., Rozas, V. & García-González, I. (2017). A 481-year chronology of oak earlywood vessels as an age-independent climatic proxy in NW Iberia. Global and Planetary Change 155: 20-28.


García-González, I. & Souto-Herrero, M. (2017). Earlywood vessel area of Quercus pyrenaica Willd. is a powerful indicator of soil water excess at growth resumption. European Journal of Forest Research 136: 329-344.


Pérez-de-Lis, Olano, J.M., Rozas. V., G., Rossi, S., Vázquez-Ruiz, R.A. & García-González, I. (2017). Environmental conditions and vascular cambium regulate carbon allocation to xylem growth in deciduous oaks. Functional Ecology 31: 592-603.


Pérez-de-Lis, G., García-González, I., Rozas, V. & Olano, J.M. (2016). Feedbacks between earlywood anatomy and non-structural carbohydrates affect spring phenology and wood production in ring-porous oaks. Biogeosciences 13: 5499-5510.


García-González, I., Souto-Herrero, M. & Campelo, F. (2016). Ring-porosity and earlywood vessels: a review on extracting environmental information through time. IAWA Journal 37: 295-314.


Bräuning, A., De Ridder, M., Zafirov, N., García-González, I., Petrov Dimitrov, D. & Gärtner, H. (2016). Tree-ring features: indicators of extreme event impacts. IAWA Journal 37: 206-231.


Battipaglia, G., Campelo, F., Vieira, J., Grabner, M., De Micco, V., Nabais, C., Cherubini, P., Carrer, M., Bräuning, A., Čufar, K., Di Filippo, A., García-González, I., Koprowski, M., Klisz, M., Kirdyanov, A.V., Zafirov, N., De Luis, M. (2016). Structure and function of intra-annual density fluctuations: mind the gaps. Frontiers in Plant Science, section Functional Plant Ecology.


Pérez-de-Lis, G., Rossi, S., Vázquez-Ruiz, R.A., Rozas, V. & García-González, I. (2016). Do changes in spring phenology affect earlywood vessels? Perspective from the xylogenesis monitoring of two sympatric ring-porous oaks. New Phytologist 209: 521-530. 


González-González, B., Vázquez-Ruiz, R.A. & García-González, I. (2015). Effects of climate on earlywood vessel formation of Quercus robur L. and Q. pyrenaica Willd. at a site in the Northern Iberian Peninsula. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 45: 698-709.


Domínguez-Delmás, M., Alejano-Monge, R., Van Daalen, S., Rodríguez-Trobajo, E., García-González, I., Susperregi, J., Wazny, T. & Jansma, E. (2015). Tree-rings, forest history and cultural heritage: current state and future prospects of dendroarchaeology in the Iberian Peninsula. Journal of Archaeological Science 57: 180-196.


Rozas, V., Camarero, J.J., Sangüesa-Barreda, G., Souto, M. & García-González, I. (2015). Summer drought and ENSO-related cloudiness distinctly drive Fagus sylvatica growth near the species rear-edge in Northern Spain. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 201: 153-164.


González-González, B., Rozas, V. & García-González, I. (2014). Earlywood vessels of the submediterranean oak Quercus pyrenaica have greater plasticity and sensitivity than those of the temperate Q. petraea at the Atlantic-Mediterranean boundary. Trees. Structure and Function 24: 237-252.


Domínguez-Delmás, M., Driessen, M., García-González, I., van Helmond, N., Visser, R. & Jansma, E. (2014). Long-distance oak supply in mid-2nd century AD revealed: the case of a Roman harbour (Voorburg-Arentsburg) in the Netherlands. Journal of Archaeological Science 41: 642-654.


González-González, B., García-González, I. & Vázquez-Ruiz, R.A. (2013). Comparative cambial dynamics and phenology of Quercus robur L. and Q. pyrenaica Willd. in an Atlantic forest in the northwestern Iberian Peninsula. Trees. Structure and Function 27: 1571-1585.


Domínguez-Delmás, M., Alejano-Monge, R., Wazny, T. & García-González, I. (2013). Radial growth variations of black pine along an elevation gradient in the Cazorla Mountains (South of Spain) and their relevance for historical and environmental studies. European Journal of Forest Research 132: 635-652.


Rozas, V., García-González, I., Pérez-de-Lis, G. & Arévalo, J.R. (2013). Local and large scale climatic factors controlling tree-ring growth of Pinus canariensis on an oceanic island. Climate Research 56: 197-207.


Abrantes, J., Campelo, F., García-González, I. & Nabais, C. (2013). Environmental control of vessel traits in Quercus ilex under Mediterranean climate: relating xylem anatomy to function. Trees. Structure and Function 27: 655-662. 


Rozas, V. & García-González, I. (2012).Too wet for oaks? Inter-tree competition and recent persistent wetness predispose oaks to rainfall-induced dieback in Atlantic rainy forest. Global and Planetary Change 94-95: 62-71.


Rozas, V. & García-González, I. (2012). Non-stationary influence of El Niño-Southern Oscillation and winter temperature on oak latewood growth in NW Iberian Peninsula. International Journal of Biometeorology 56: 787-800.


Campelo, F., García-González, I. & Nabais, C. (2012). detrendeR - A graphical user interface to process and visualize tree-ring data using R. Dendrochronologia 30: 57-60.


Pérez-de-Lis, G., García-González, I., Rozas, V. & Arévalo, J.R. (2011). Effects of thinning intensity on radial growth patterns and temperature sensitivity in Pinus canariensis afforestations on Tenerife Island, Spain. Annals of Forest Science 68: 1093-1104.


Rozas, V., Pérez-de-Lis, G., García-González, I. & Arévalo, J.R. (2011). Contrasting effects of wildfire and climate on radial growth of Pinus canariensis on winward and leeward slopes on Tenerife, Canary Islands. Trees. Structure and Function 25: 895-905.


Rozas, V., Zas, R. & García-González, I. (2011). Contrasting effects of water availability on Pinus pinaster radial growth near the transition between the Atlantic and Mediterranean biogeographical regions in NW Spain. European Journal of Forest Research 130: 959-970.


Rozas, V., García-González, I. & Zas, R. (2011). Climatic control of intra-annual wood density fluctuations of Pinus pinaster in NW Spain. Trees. Structure and Function 25: 443-453.


Campelo, F., Nabais, C., Gutiérrez, E., Freitas, H. & García-González, I. (2010).  Vessel features of Quercus ilex L. growing under Mediterranean climate have a better climatic signal than tree-ring width. Trees. Structure and Function 24: 463-470.


Fonti, P., Von Arx, G., García-González, I., Eilmann, B., Sass-Klaassen, U., Gärtner, H. & Eckstein, D. (2010).  Studying global change through plastic responses of xylem anatomy in tree rings. New Phytologist 185: 42-53.


Campelo, F., Nabais, C., García-González, I., Cherubini, P., Gutiérrez, E. & Freitas, H. (2009). Dendrochronology of Quercus ilex L. and its potential use for climate reconstruction in the Mediterranean region. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 39: 2486-2493.


Fonti, P., Eilmann, B., García-González, I. & Von Arx, G. (2009).  Expeditions building of ring-porous earlywood vessel chronologies without losing signal information. Trees. Structure and Function 23: 665-671.


Rozas, V., Lamas, S. & García-González, I. (2009). Differential tree-growth responses to local and large-scale climatic variation in two Pinus and two Quercus species in northwest Spain. Écoscience 16: 299-310.


García-González, I. (2008). Comparison of different distance measures for cluster analysis of tree-ring series. Tree-Ring Research 64: 27-37.


Fonti, P. & García-González, I. (2008). Earlywood vessel size of oak as a potential proxy for spring precipitation in mesic sites. Journal of Biogeography 35: 1365-2699.


García-González, I. & Fonti, P. (2008). Ensuring a representative sample of earlywood vessels for dendroecological studies: an example from two ring-porous species. Trees. Structure and Function 22: 237-244.


Fonti, P., Solomonoff, N. & García-González, I. (2007). Earlywood vessels of Castanea sativa record temperature before their formation. New Phytologist 173: 562-570.


García-González, I. & Fonti, P. (2006). Selecting earlywood vessels to maximize their environmental signal. Tree Physiology 26: 1289-1296.


Fonti, P. & García-González, I. (2004). Suitability of chestnut earlywood vessel chronologies for ecological studies. New Phytologist 163: 77-86.


García-González, I. & Eckstein, D. (2003). Climatic signal of earlywood vessels of oak on a maritime site. Tree Physiology 23: 497-504.