Journal: Global Change Biology

An eco‐climatic framework for evaluating the resilience of vegetation to water deficit

Mitchell, P. J., O'Grady, A. P., Pinkard, E. A., Brodribb, T. J., Arndt, S. K., Blackman, C. J., Duursma, R. A., Fensham, R. J., Hilbert, D. W., Nitschke, C. R., Norris, J., Roxburgh, S. H., Ruthrof, K. X. and Tissue, D. T. (2016), An ecoclimatic framework for evaluating the resilience of vegetation to water deficit. Glob Change Biol. doi:10.1111/gcb.13177

The surge in global efforts to understand the causes and consequences of drought on forest ecosystems has tended to focus on specific impacts such as mortality. We propose an ecoclimatic framework that takes a broader view of the…

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