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  • A large-scale transition to such threadbare woods would have other negative effects as well, van Mantgem said.

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  • The qualified conclusions of van Mantgem et al re climatic influences are clearly supported by the cited regional climate analyses.

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  • The long term effects are difficult to impossible to predict because there are so many variables, but if you combine van Mantgem et al's results with the increases in catastrophic mortality (crown fire, insect attacks), now being documented (e.g. Westerling et al 2006 for fire) it doesn't look good.

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  • The qualified conclusions of van Mantgem et al re climatic influences are clearly supported by the cited regional climate analyses.

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  • Your comment that "... the spin of the paper is that the observed trend in mortality is 100\% climate driven ..." leads me to wonder whether you've actually read van Mantgem et al. 's paper.

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  • In wetter regions, temperature increases may make life easier for "things that chew on trees, like bark beetles", says Mantgem.

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  • "I don't think we are barking up the wrong tree with temperature," says Mantgem, "but we need to see how that plays out."

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  • The long term effects are difficult to impossible to predict because there are so many variables, but if you combine van Mantgem et al's results with the increases in catastrophic mortality (crown fire, insect attacks), now being documented (e.g. Westerling et al 2006 for fire) it doesn't look good.

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  • And the mortality increases that Mantgem and his team captured may be symptoms of climatic stress that make the forests more liable to such catastrophes.

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  • Thus the Guarin and Taylor paper fully SUPPORTS the concept that drought stress is directly or indirectly killing trees, notwithstanding the fact that they specifically chose sites that had high levels of mortality, unlike van Mantgem et al. 6.

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