Publications


Peer-reviewed

Bottero A., F. Meloni, M. Garbarino, and R. Motta. 2022. Temperate coppice forests in north-western Italy are resilient to wild ungulate browsing in the short to medium term. Forest Ecology and Management 523:120484. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2022.120484

Bose A. K., B. Rohner, A. Bottero, M. Ferretti, and D. I. Forrester. 2021. Did the 2018 megadrought change the partitioning of growth between tree sizes and species? A Swiss case-study. Plant Biology n/a. https://doi.org/10.1111/plb.13380

Mathys A. S., A. Bottero, G. Stadelmann, E. Thürig, M. Ferretti, and C. Temperli. 2021. Presenting a climate-smart forestry evaluation framework based on national forest inventories. Ecological Indicators 133:108459. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2021.108459

Bottero A., D. I. Forrester, M. Cailleret, U. Kohnle, A. Gessler, D. Michel, A. K. Bose, J. Bauhus, H. Bugmann, M. Cuntz, L. Gillerot, M. Hanewinkel, M. Lévesque, J. Ryder, J. Sainte-Marie, J. Schwarz, R. Yousefpour, J. C. Zamora-Pereira, and A. Rigling. 2021. Growth resistance and resilience of mixed silver fir and Norway spruce forests in central Europe: Contrasting responses to mild and severe droughts. Global Change Biology 27:4403–4419. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15737

Castagneri D., G. Vacchiano, A. Hacket-Pain, R. J. DeRose, T. Klein, and A. Bottero. 2021. Meta-analysis Reveals Different Competition Effects on Tree Growth Resistance and Resilience to Drought. Ecosystems. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10021-021-00638-4

Gillerot L., D. Forrester, A. Bottero, A. Rigling, and M. Lévesque. 2021. Tree neighbourhood diversity has negligible effects on drought resilience of European beech, silver fir and Norway spruce. Ecosystems 24:20-36. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10021-020-00501-y

Santopuoli G., C. Temperli, I. Alberdi, I. Barbeito, M. Bosela, A. Bottero, M. Klopcic, J. Lesinski, P. Panzacchi, and R. Tognetti. 2021. Pan-European Sustainable Forest Management indicators for assessing Climate-Smart Forestry in Europe. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 51, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjfr-2020-0166

Joseph J., J. Luster, A. Bottero, N. Buser, L. Baechli, K. Sever, and A. Gessler. 2020. Effects of drought on nitrogen uptake and carbon dynamics in trees. Tree Physiology, tpaa146. https://doi.org/10.1093/treephys/tpaa146

Gessler A., A. Bottero, J. Marshall, and M. Arend. 2020. The way back: recovery of trees from drought and its implication for acclimation. New Phytologist 228, 1704–1709. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.16703

Bose A.K., A. Gessler, A. Bolte, A. Bottero, A. Buras, M. Cailleret, J.J. Camarero, M. Haeni, A.-M. Hereş, A. Hevia, M. Lévesque, J.C. Linares, J. Martinez-Vilalta, L. Matías, A. Menzel, R. Sánchez-Salguero, M. Saurer, M. Vennetier, D. Ziche, and A. Rigling. 2020. Growth and resilience responses of Scots pine to extreme droughts across Europe depend on predrought growth conditions. Global Change Biology 26:4521–4537. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15153

Jones S.M., A. Bottero, D.N. Kastendick, and B.J. Palik. 2019. Managing red pine stand structure to mitigate drought impacts. Dendrochronologia 57: 125623 (8 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dendro.2019.125623

Vitasse Y., A. Bottero, M. Cailleret, C. Bigler, P. Fonti, A. Gessler, M. Lévesque, B. Rohner, P. Weber, A. Rigling, and T. Wohlgemuth. 2019. Contrasting resistance and resilience to extreme drought and late spring frost in five major European tree species. Global Change Biology 25(11): 3781-3792. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14803

Vitasse Y., A. Bottero, M. Rebetez, M. Conedera, S. Augustin, P. Brang, and W. Tinner. 2019. What is the potential of silver fir to thrive under warmer and drier climate? European Journal of Forest Research 138: 547–560. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10342-019-01192-4

Etzold S., K. Ziemińska, B. Rohner, A. Bottero, A.K. Bose, N.K. Ruehr, A. Zingg, and A. Rigling. 2019. One century of forest monitoring data in Switzerland reveals species- and site-specific trends of climate-induced tree mortality. Frontiers in Plant Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2019.00307

Gleason K.E., J.B. Bradford, A. Bottero, A.W. D’Amato, S. Fraver, B.J. Palik, M.A. Battaglia, L. Iverson, L. Kenefic, and C.C. Kern. 2017. Competition amplifies drought stress in forests across broad climatic and compositional gradients. Ecosphere 8(7): 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.1849

Curzon M.T., A.W. D’Amato, S. Fraver, B.J. Palik, A. Bottero, J.R. Foster, and K.E. Gleason. 2017. Harvesting influences functional identity and diversity over time in forests of the northeastern U.S.A. Forest Ecology and Management 400: 93-99. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2017.05.056

Bottero A., A.W. D’Amato, B.J. Palik, J.B. Bradford, S. Fraver, M.A. Battaglia, and L.A. Asherin. 2017. Density-dependent vulnerability of forest ecosystems to drought. Journal of Applied Ecology 54(6): 1605-1614. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12847

Bottero A., A.W. D’Amato, B.J. Palik, C.C. Kern, J.B. Bradford, and S.S. Scherer. 2017. Influence of repeated prescribed fire on tree growth and mortality in Pinus resinosa forests, Northern Minnesota. Forest Science 63(1): 94-100. https://doi.org/10.5849/forsci.16-035

Castagneri D., A. Bottero, R. Motta, and G. Vacchiano. 2015. Repeated spring precipitation shortage alters individual growth patterns in Scots pine forests in the Western Alps. Trees 29(6): 1699-1712. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00468-015-1250-z

Bottero A., M. Garbarino, J.N. Long, and R. Motta. 2013. The interacting ecological effects of large-scale disturbances and salvage logging on montane spruce forest regeneration in the western European Alps. Forest Ecology and Management 292: 18-28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2012.12.021

Garbarino M., E. Lingua, P.J. Weisberg, A. Bottero, F. Meloni, and R. Motta. 2013. Land-use history and topographic gradients as driving factors of subalpine Larix decidua forests. Landscape Ecology 28(5): 805-817. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10980-012-9792-6

Bottero A., M. Garbarino, V. Dukić, Z. Govedar, E. Lingua, T.A. Nagel, and R. Motta. 2011. Gap-phase dynamics in the old-growth forest of Lom, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Silva Fennica 45(5): 875-887. https://doi.org/10.14214/sf.76


Others

Temperli C., G. Santopuoli, A. Bottero, I. Barbeito, I. Alberdi, S. Condés, T. Gschwantner, M. Bosela, B. Neroj, and C. Fischer. 2022. National Forest Inventory data to evaluate Climate-Smart Forestry. Pages 107–139 Climate-Smart Forestry in Mountain Regions. Springer, Cham.

Caffo L., A. Dotta, and A. Bottero. 2020. Val di Susa – Management of multifunctional forests in the heart of the western Italian Alps. In: Krumm, F.; Schuck, A.; Rigling, A. (eds). 2020. How to balance forestry and biodiversity conservation. A view across Europe. Birmensdorf, European Forest Institute (EFI); Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL), pp. 453-463.

Vacchiano G., A. Bottero, D. Castagneri, U. Chiavetta, G. Matteucci, F. Ripullone, and M. Pollastrini. 2020. La sete del bosco. Come le foreste reagiscono alla siccità e come aiutarle. Articolo LifeGate Ambiente – Biodiversità. Language: Italian. https://www.lifegate.it/sete-del-bosco-foreste-siccita

Berretti R., A. Bottero, E. Bruno, G. Della Beffa, M. Freppaz, L. Giordano, P. Gonthier, F. Gottero, A. Mosca, R. Motta, G. Nicolotti, G. Vacchiano, D. Viglietti, and B. Wermelinger. 2011. Foreste di protezione diretta: disturbi naturali e stabilità nelle Alpi occidentali. Arezzo: Compagnia delle Foreste, s.r.l., pp. 1-144, ISBN: 9788890122385. Language: Italian.

Bovio G., D. Ascoli, A. Bottero, and C. Valsecchi. 2011. Sintesi delle ricerche sugli incendi boschivi in faggeta dell’estate 2003, in: Piano regionale per la programmazione delle attività di previsione, prevenzione e lotta attiva contro gli incendi boschivi 2011-2014. Regione Piemonte, pp. 163-168. Language: Italian.

Bovio G., D. Ascoli, C. Valsecchi, and A. Bottero. 2011. Indagine sulle caratteristiche degli incendi boschivi e sulle dinamiche di risposta degli ecosistemi forestali. Gestione post-incendio in popolamenti di Fagus sylvatica L. del Piemonte. Language: Italian.