Foliar Physiognomic Record of Climatic Conditions during Dormancy: Climate Leaf Analysis Multivariate Program (CLAMP) and the Cold Month Mean Temperature

  title={Foliar Physiognomic Record of Climatic Conditions during Dormancy: Climate Leaf Analysis Multivariate Program (CLAMP) and the Cold Month Mean Temperature},
  author={R. Spicer and A. Herman and E. M. Kennedy},
  journal={The Journal of Geology},
  pages={685 - 702}
The extent to which the leaves of woody dicots encode in their physiognomy the climatic conditions that exist during dormancy was tested by sampling 20 sites along an approximately west‐east transect across European Russia, the Crimean Peninsula, Western Siberia, and central Eastern Siberia. This transect encompassed the most extreme mean annual temperature range recorded in the modern world where vegetation exists. Climate Leaf Analysis Multivariate Program (CLAMP) revealed little change in… Expand
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