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LT(S)ER: Open air laboratory Matsch/Mazia

Long-term (socio-)ecological research in the open air laboratory Matsch/Mazia

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LT(S)ER: Open air laboratory Matsch/Mazia

Global Change phenomena as land use change and temperature increase are well proved to have significant impacts on biodiversity, water budget and ecosystem functioning of mountain regions. However, many studies act as isolated investigations within a complex, multidimensional space and are thus limited in their significance. Hence, it is rather essential to combine a broad set of ecological investigation methods in order to obtain an integrated comprehension of the highly interlinked ecological processes in such vulnerable ecosystems.
Within this project an interdisciplinary approach is followed, where ecological measurements, manipulative experiments and modeling activities are strongly linked together in order to quantify land use and climatic change Impacts on an inner-alpine catchment. All activities are aimed to cover both the spatial Dimension from plot to landscape scale as well as the temporal component considering past, present and
future.
In order to put activities and results in a more international context, an integration of the research area in Matsch/Mazia within the LTER-network is planned. Fruthermore, soil moisture measurement will act as calibrating and validating data for the NASA SMAP-Mission.

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Publications
European Dendroecological Fieldweek (EDF) 2021 in Val Müstair, Switzerland: International education and research during the pandemic
Treydte K, Martínez-Sancho E, Dorado-Liñán I, Kaczka RJ, Feichtinger L, Verstege A, Bassett KR, Cassitti P, D'Andrea R, Facchinetti O, Fileccia MC, Islam N, Kessler A, Korolyova N, Kunz N, Marušić M, Mašek J, Obojes N, Oxley L, Rennhard V, Schaad E, Schmied G, Seifert M, Serrano-León H, Sever K, Spînu AP, Vuerich M, Piermattei A, Crivellaro A (2023)
Journal article
Dendrochronologia

More information: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S112578652 ...

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dendro.2022.126047

Monitoring of carbon-water fluxes at Eurasian meteorological stations using random forest and remote sensing
Xie M, Ma X, Wang Y, Li C, Shi H, Yuan X, Hellwich O, Chen C, Zhang W, Zhang C, Ling Q, Gao R, Zhang Y, Ochege FU, Frankl A, De Maeyer P, Buchmann N, Feigenwinter I, Olesen JE, Juszczak R, Jacotot A, Korrensalo A, Pitacco A, Varlagin A, Shekhar A, Lohila A, Carrara A, Brut A, Kruijt B, Loubet B, Heinesch B, Chojnicki B, Helfter C, Vincke C, Shao C, Bernhofer C, Brümmer C, Wille C, Tuittila ES, Nemitz E, Meggio F, Dong G, Lanigan G, Niedrist G, Wohlfahrt G, Zhou G, Goded I, Gruenwald T, Olejnik J, Jansen J, Neirynck J, Tuovinen JP, Zhang J, Klumpp K, Pilegaard K, Šigut L, Klemedtsson L, Tezza L, Hörtnagl L, Urbaniak M, Roland M, Schmidt M, Sutton MA, Hehn M, Saunders M, Mauder M, Aurela M, Korkiakoski M, Du M, Vendrame N, Kowalska N, Leahy PG, Alekseychik P, Shi P, Weslien P, Chen S, Fares S, Friborg T, Tallec T, Kato T, Sachs T, Maximov T, di Cella UM, Moderow U, Li Y, He Y, Kosugi Y, Luo G (20...

More information: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41597-023-02473-9#citeas

https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02473-9

Assessment of stream macroinvertebrates community during the glacial melt season: Evidence from long-term monitoring of the glacier-fed Saldur stream
Vallefuoco F, Vanek M, Scotti A, Tappeiner U, Bottarin R (2023)
Presentation/Speech

Conference: XXVII Congresso AIOL Napoli | Napoli | 26.6.2023 - 30.6.2023

Between bio- and atmosphere: microclimate measurements in an alpine steppe
Niedrist G (2023)
Presentation/Speech

Conference: STUMETA | Innsbruck | 18.5.2023 - 18.5.2023

Climate-growth relations along an elevation gradient in the Italian Alps: additional insights from dendrometer data
Obojes N, Tasser E, Oberhuber W, Mayr S, Tappeiner U (2023)
Presentation/Speech

Conference: TRACE 2023 | Coimbra | 8.5.2023 - 13.5.2023

Long-term, fine-scale biomonitoring of stream benthic macroinvertebrates in an Italian glacier-fed stream
Vanek M, Scotti A, Bottarin R (2023)
Presentation/Speech

Conference: SEFS Symposium for european freshwater sciences 2023 | Newcastle Upon Tyne | 18.6.2023 - 23.6.2023

Phenological responses of snowbed-communities to advancing snowmelt
Crepaz H, Quaglia E, Lombardi G, Lonati M, Tappeiner U, Dullinger S, Niedrist G (2022)
Presentation/Speech

Conference: IMC Innsbruck 2022 | Innsbruck | 11.9.2022 - 15.9.2022

Alpine soil macro-invertebrate communities along high elevation gradients
Steinwandter M,Seeber J (2022)
Presentation/Speech

Conference: World Biodiversity Forum 2022 | Davos | 26.6.2022 - 1.7.2022

Climate change challenges in South Tyrol
Niedrist G (2022)
Presentation/Speech

Conference: Interregional Training Course on Climate Change Adaptation Strategies for Soil and Water Management in High Mountainous Regions (GLOMOS/UNU) | Bolzano | 9.6.2022 - 9.6.2022

Extreme. Ursachen. Vermeiden. Perspektiven für eine Südtiroler Landwirtschaft im Klimawandel
Niedrist G (2022)
Presentation/Speech

Conference: Jahrestagung Bioland Südtirol 2022 | Lichtenstern, Bolzano | 28.1.2022 - 28.1.2022

Presentation of the LTSER Site IT25 Matsch | Mazia (ITA)
Fontana V (2022)
Presentation/Speech

Conference: LTSER Workshop online | Online | 6.9.2022 - 6.9.2022

Interactive effects of high temperatures and drought on grapevine physiology during a simulated heat wave
Asensio D, Shtai W, Kadison A, Schwarz M, Hoellrigl J, Steiner M, Raifer B, Andreotti C, Hammerle A, Zanotelli D, Haas F, Niedrist G, Wohlfahrt G, Tagliavini M (2022)
Presentation/Speech

Conference: EGU General Assembly 2022 | Vienna | 22.5.2022 - 27.5.2022

More information: https://www.egu22.eu/

Global maps of soil temperature
Lembrechts JJ, van den Hoogen J, […], Della Chiesa S, Niedrist G, Seeber J, Steinwandter M, […] (2022)
Journal article
Global Change Biology

More information: https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.16060

https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.16060

https://hdl.handle.net/10863/23413

Distribution of soil macrofauna across different habitats in the Eastern European Alps
Seeber J, Steinwandter M, Tasser E, Guariento E, Peham T, Rüdisser J, Schlick-Steiner BC, Steiner FM, Tappeiner U, Meyer E (2022)
Journal article
Scientific Data

More information: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41597-022-01717-4#article-i ...

https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-022-01717-4

Long-term monitoring of high-elevation terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems in the Alps: a five-year synthesis
Körner C, Berninger UG, Daim A, Eberl R, Fernández Mendoza F, Füreder L, Grube M, Hainzer E, Kaiser R, Meyer E, Newesely C, Niedrist G, Niedrist GH, Petermann JS, Seeber J, Tappeiner U, Wickham S (2022)
Journal article
ecomont - Journal on Protected Mountain Areas Research and Management

More information: https://austriaca.at/?arp=0x003d81c4

https://doi.org/10.1553/eco.mont-14-2s48

The 2018 European heatwave led to stem dehydration but not to consistent growth reductions in forests
Salomón RL, Peters RL, Zweifel R, Sass-Klaassen UGW, Stegehuis AI, Smiljanic M, Poyatos R, Babst F, Cienciala E, Fonti P, Lerink BJW, Lindner M, Martinez-Vilalta J, Mencuccini M, Nabuurs G-J, van der Maaten E, von Arx G, Bär A, Akhmetzyanov L, Balanzategui D, Bellan M, Bendix J, Berveiller D, Blaženec M, Čada V, Carraro V, Cecchini S, Chan T, Conedera M, Delpierre N, Delzon S, Ditmarová Ľ, Dolezal J, Dufrêne E, Edvardsson J, Ehekircher S, Forner A, Frouz J, Ganthaler A, Gryc V, Güney A, Heinrich I, Hentschel R, Janda P, Ježík M, Kahle H-P, Knüsel S, Krejza J, Kuberski Ł, Kučera J, Lebourgeois F, Mikoláš M, Matula R, Mayr S, Oberhuber W, Obojes N, Osborne B, Paljakka T, Plichta R, Rabbel I, Rathgeber CBK, Salmon Y, Saunders M, Scharnweber T, Sitková Z, Stangler DF, Stereńczak K, Stojanović M, Střelcová K, Světlík J, Svoboda M, Tobin B, Trotsiuk V, Urban J, Valladares F, Vavrčík H, Vejpustková M, Walthe...

More information: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-27579-9

https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-27579-9

Swiss stone pine growth benefits less from recent warming than European larch at a dry-inner alpine forest line as it reacts more sensitive to humidity
Obojes N, Meurer A, Newesely C, Tasser E, Oberhuber W, Mayr S, Tappeiner U (2022)
Journal article
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology

More information: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016819232 ...

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2021.108788

Strumenti informatici di gestione e distribuzione di dati climatici e immagini nel sito Val di Mazia / Matschertal
Zandonai A (2022)
Presentation/Speech

Conference: XIV Assemblea annuale della Rete LTER-Italia | Val di Mazia | 17.11.2022 - 17.11.2022

Integrating dendrometers and tree rings to explain climate-growth relations along an elevation transect in the Central Italian Alps
Obojes N, Tasser E, Oberhuber W, Mayr S, Tappeiner U (2022)
Presentation/Speech

Conference: AmeriDendro2022 | Montreal | 27.6.2023 - 30.6.2023

Growth resilience of five conifer species to climatic extremes and herbaceous insects along an elevation gradient
Obojes N, Buscarini S, Meurer A, Tasser E, Oberhuber W, Mayr S, Giammarchi F, Tappeiner U (2022)
Presentation/Speech

Conference: Forest Disturbances and Ecosystem Dynamics in a Changing World | Berchtesgaden | 19.9.2022 - 22.9.2022

Growth resilience of five conifer species to climatic extremes along an elevation gradient
Obojes N, Buscarini S, Meurer A, Tasser E, Oberhuber W, Mayr S, Giammarchi F, Tappeiner U (2022)
Presentation/Speech

Conference: TRACE 2022 | Erlangen | 23.5.2023 - 28.5.2023

International education and research during the pandemic: 31st European Dendroecological Fieldweek 2021 in Val Mustair, Switzerland
Treydte K, Martínez-Sancho E, Dorado-Liñán I, Kaczka RJ , Feichtinger L, Verstege A, Obojes N, Piermattei A, Crivellaro A (2022)
Presentation/Speech

Conference: TRACE 2022 | Erlangen | 23.5.2023 - 28.5.2023

Long- and short-term climatic controls of tree growth at the forest line
Obojes N, Meurer A, Tasser E, Oberhuber W, Mayr S, Tappeiner U (2022)
Presentation/Speech

Conference: International Mountain Conference IMC#22 | Innsbruck | 11.9.2022 - 15.9.2022

Dendroecology at the LTSER Matsch/Mazia
Obojes N (2021)
Presentation/Speech

Conference: 31 st European Dendroecological Fieldweek | Santa Maria, Müstair | 28.8.2021 - 5.9.2021

https://hdl.handle.net/10863/19372

Micrometeorological monitoring in the Alpine Long Term Socio-Ecological Research Site IT25:Val Mazia/ Matschertal–Italy
Niedrist G, Bertoldi G, Zandonai A, Della Chiesa S, Klotz J, Obojes N, Fontana V, Bottarin R, Tappeiner U (2021)
Presentation/Speech

Conference: 2nd TEAMxWorkshop | Online | 10.5.2021 - 12.5.2021

https://hdl.handle.net/10863/19410

Data Browser Matsch | Mazia: Web Application to access microclimatic time series of an ecological research site
Palma M, Zandonai A, Cattani L, Klotz J, Genova G, Brida C, Andreatta N, Niedrist G, Della Chiesa S (2021)
Journal article
Research Ideas and Outcomes

More information: https://riojournal.com/article/63748/

https://doi.org/10.3897/rio.7.e63748

https://hdl.handle.net/10863/20292

La rete italiana per la ricerca ecologica di lungo termine - Lo studio della biodiversità e dei cambiamenti : IT25 Val di Mazia / Matschertal
Fontana V, Niedrist G, Bottarin R, Comiti F, Bertoldi G, Della Chiesa S, Klotz J, Obojes N, Scotti A, Seeber J, Steinwandter M, Tasser E, Zandonai A, Engel M, Wohlfahrt G, Tappeiner U (2021)
CNR Edizioni
Report

More information: https://zenodo.org/record/5570272#.YfzW6JrMJPY

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5570272

https://hdl.handle.net/10863/23671

Agent-based modelling of water balance in a social-ecological system: A multidisciplinary approach for mountain catchments
Huber L, Rüdisser J, Meisch C, Stotten R, Leitinger G, Tappeiner U (2021)
Journal article
Science of the Total Environment

More information: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.142962

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.142962

https://hdl.handle.net/10863/20184

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