Tree-ring and summer-temperature response to volcanic aerosol forcing at the northern tree-line, Kola Peninsula, Russia

  title={Tree-ring and summer-temperature response to volcanic aerosol forcing at the northern tree-line, Kola Peninsula, Russia},
  author={Bruce R. Gervais and Glen M. MacDonald},
  journal={The Holocene},
  pages={499 - 505}
Potential linkages between volcanic activity and a 403-year record of Pinus sylvestris L. (Scots pine) growth and summer temperatures estimated from tree-ring widths are evaluated from an Arctic tree-line site on the Kola Peninsula, northwestern Russia. The joint occurrence of volcanic eruptions and severe negative ring-width values is more than four times that expected by chance. A composite average of temperatures indicates that a 0.72°C temperature reduction is typical for the year… 

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