The Classics - Long-term trends in forest ecosystem processes as affected by air pollution, drought or other extreme weather events

Oral presentations

Keynote: Accounting for time: long-term effects of N addition on forest biogeochemistry and C sequestration by Federico Magnani

Continental-scale forest growth in Europe is driven by management and further modulated by Nitrogen deposition by Sophia Etzold

Chronic nitrogen deposition effects under climate change in an Austrian karst catchment by Thomas Dirnböck

Acidification and recovery of forest ecosystems in central Japan during the past few decades by Hiroyuki Sase

What is the current carbon storage and future carbon sequestration potential of forest soils in the UK? by Elena I Vanguelova

Trends in water chemistry in Europe and North America by Heleen A De Witt


The Classics - Long-term trends in forest ecosystem processes as affected by air pollution, drought or other extreme weather events

Poster presentations

Impact of drought on soil CO2 efflux and vertical partitioning of soil CO2 production at a beech and a pine forest site in north-east Germany by Jochheim, Hubert

European beech and oak show different resource dynamics in mast years by Nussbaumer, Anita

Monitoring of mercury in tree foliage in Austria by Tatzber, Michael

Fluxes and stocks of nitrogen in the litterfall and soil in evergreen broadleaves and fir forests by Michopoulos, Panagiotis

Identifying effects of climate conditions on foliar nutrition by Krüger, Inken

Site types revisited: comparison of traditional Russian and Finnish classification systems for European Boreal forests by Pohjanmies, Tähti

Phosphorus leaching in beech forest soils as affected by fertilization and seasons by Fetzer, Jasmin

Comparison of soil profile in natural beech/mixed and managed spruce forests by Fadrhosnová, Věra

Leaf morphological traits and leaf nutrient concentrations in European beech stands across a water availability gradient in ICP Forests Level II plots by Salehi, Maryam

Long-term changes in leaf morphological traits of European beech and Norway spruce along multiple gradients in Switzerland by Zhu, Joachim

Forest monitoring from the cloud - Soil water content case study by Pascu, Ionut-Silviu

The potential of throughfall measurements for the derivation of canopy attributes by Fleck, Stefan

Trends and fluxes of soil solution chemistry focusing on nitrate leaching responses to air pollution in Italian forest soils by Andreetta, Anna

Ground-level ozone and nitrogen deposition in the Czech Republic: assessment of long-time trends and spatial changes by Hůnová, Iva

Assessing the risk of elevated nitrate leaching from Swiss forests by Waldner, Peter

The effect of ozone and nitrogen deposition on the vitality of Fagus sylvatica and Picea abies in Switzerland by Braun, Sabine

Long-term monitoring of forest ecosystems of the taiga zone of European Russia by Aparin, Boris Fedorovich

Tree health and annual and periodical radial growth in coniferous trees in northern by Italy Ferretti, Marco


The Exchange - Methodologies and models applied within ICP Forests and beyond

Oral presentations

Keynote: Responses of Swiss forests to long- and short-term environmental changes by Nina Buchmann

The Dimensions of the Phosphorus status of European beech forest ecosystems by Friederike Lang

Ectomycorrhizal fungal communities and functional genes drive forest productivity across the ICP Forest Network by Mark Anthony

The water budget of forests – the big unknown outside of our intensive monitoring plots? by Heike Puhlmann

Linking in situ measurements with remote sensing in Level I and II ICP Forests network in Romania: Prototyping a national forest monitoring system by Ovidiu Badea

Canopy and growth response of beech trees after the 2018 drought in Switzerland by Brigitte Rohner

Continuous approximation of leaf area index and phenological phases within deciduous forests based on temperature measurements by Anita Christine Zolles

Long-term irrigation in a drought-stressed pine forest accelerates carbon cycling and leads to vertical redistribution of soil organic carbon pools by Claudia Guidi

Where does the water come from? Variations in soil water uptake depth in a beech forest during the 2018 drought by Arthur Gessler


The Exchange - Methodologies and models applied within ICP Forests and beyond

Poster presentations

Trade-offs between ecosystem service provision and the predisposition to disturbances: a NFI-based scenario analysis by Temperli, Christian

Monitoring forest carbon exchange in complex terrain by Jocher, Georg

Assessing biodiversity from space: Functional diversity across spatial scales and optical sensors by Helfenstein, Isabelle S.

Bridging forest inventories to improve international reporting on biodiversity by Portier, Jeanne

Canopy nitrogen fertilization of two Italian temperate mountain forests: an isotopic approach to quantify the fate of atmospheric nitrogen depositions by Da Ros, Luca

High frequency stable isotope signals as proxy for physiological responses to climate - Dual isotope approach at a European scale by Vitali, Valentina

14-years of tree-growth monitoring along a 1400 m elevation transect in the Lötschental by Fonti, Patrick

Architectural requirements for forest monitoring data integration in EnviDat by Iosifescu Enescu, Ionut

A new experimental plantation network to test the future climatic suitability of 18 tree species in Switzerland by Brang, Peter

Assessing tree vitality to evaluate forest health: can tree-ring stable isotopes be used as indicators? by Cherubini, Paolo

Combining spectral and molecular approaches to capture leaf pigment dynamics by Petibon, Fanny

Forest monitoring towards the definition of stomatal-flux critical levels for forest protection against ozone: the MOTTLES approach by Paoletti, Elena

A concept for a consolidated humus form description in forest soil investigations in Europe by Wachendorf, Christine

Ion Exchange Resin method for quantifying bulk (throughfall) deposition by Vos, Marleen A.E.


The Mechanisms - Air pollution effects on forest ecosystem functioning under extreme and/or prolonged unfavourable climate and weather conditions

Oral presentations

Keynote: Forest soil carbon cycle under drought - linking experiments, monitoring and natural gradients across Switzerland by Frank Hagedorn

Beech nutrition depends on defoliation, soil and climate across Croatia by Mladen Ognjenović

Mechanisms explaining N stock and acidity dynamics in German forests between 1990 and 2007 and possible climate change feedbacks by Stefan Fleck

Foliar uptake of gaseous elemental mercury by European forests by Lena Wohlgemuth

Coffee break Impact of pollen on throughfall biochemistry in European temperate and boreal forests by Arne Verstraeten

Ectomycorrhizal functionality after 5 years of summer drought in a mature forest by Fabian C Weikl

Patagonian forests vulnerability to climate change: Consequences for management and conservation by Guillermo Martinez Pastur

Environmental factors, leaf traits and ozone visible symptoms are interrelated in Viburnum lantana by Michele Faralli


The Mechanisms - Air pollution effects on forest ecosystem functioning under extreme and/or prolonged unfavourable climate and weather conditions

Poster presentations

The contribution of ambient aerosols to ‘wax degradation’ and decreasing drought tolerance by Burkhardt, Jürgen

Why are Scots pines dying in the Swiss Rhône valley? by Hunziker, Stefan

Are forests thickening due to rising CO2? Insights from Swiss forests and mechanistic modelling by Marqués, Laura

Impact of extreme climate factors on forests drought in Republic of Serbia by Češljar, Goran

Analysis of floodplain forest sensitivity to drought by Kowalska, Natalia Barbara

Carbon allocation in Picea abies (L. Karst) roots during recovery from a five-year long drought by Danzberger, Jasmin

Root carbon-nutrient balance determines downy oak survival and recovery from drought by Ouyang, Shengnan

Predicting the spread of Gonipterus scutellatus forest pest under climate change in Spain using Universal Kriging model by Adame, Patricia

Impact of the European drought 2018 on tree health and mortality in Swiss forest ecosystems by Sturm, Joan

Plasticity of tree fine root traits under drought and irrigation by Brunner, Ivano

Above- and belowground metal accumulation and growth responses in young afforestations on model brown field sites by Günthardt-Goerg, Madeleine

Urban air quality in Mongolia: concentrations, sources and future needs of studies by Soyol-Erdene, Tseren-Ochir

Air pollution and climate change effects on tree growth at Ulaanbaatar city, Mongolia by Batkhuyag, Enkh-Uchral

Is foliar water uptake fostered by aerosol deposition? by Koch, Irmgard

Direct impact of atmospheric aerosols on the ecophysiology of Cinnamomum camphora by Chi, Chia-Ju Ellen

Can trees take up airborne nanoparticles through their leaves? by Ballikaya, Paula

Can forest trees take up nanoplastic from their roots and transport them in their aboveground tissues? by Murazzi, Maria Elvira

Missing adequate growth response of coniferous tree species to climate warming at the Alpine forest line by Oberhuber, Walter

10-year monitoring of ecosystem responses to understory removal in a dry oak-pine forest of Central Valais, Switzerland by Vollenweider, Pierre