Journal article

The role of changing climate in driving the shift from perennial grasses to annual succulents in a Mediterranean saltmarsh

Elisabeth MA Strain, Jim van Belzen, Paolo Comandini, Joanne Wong, Tjeerd J Bouma, Laura Airoldi

Journal of Ecology | WILEY | Published : 2017

University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by project THESEUS


Awarded by MARES (Doctoral Programme in Marine Ecosystem Health and Conservation)


Awarded by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research, NWO


Awarded by VNSC project 'Vegetation modelling HPP'


Funding Acknowledgements

We thank the Corpo Forestale dello Stato for support and assess to the site, N. Merloni for data and A. Villamor, F. Ferrario, G. Franzitta, M. Grandinetti, A. Leone for their support with the fieldwork. We thank the editor and three anonymous reviewers for their constructive comments, which helped us to improve the manuscript. Support came from the project THESEUS (EU-FP7-ENV2009-1, grant: 244104). MARES (Doctoral Programme in Marine Ecosystem Health and Conservation, EU-512002-1-2010-1-BE-EMJD) and TETRIS (Observing, modelling and Testing synergies and TRade-offs for the adaptive management of multiple Impacts in coastal Systems, PRIN 2011), Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research, NWO funded BE-SAFE project (grant no. 850.13.011), VNSC project 'Vegetation modelling HPP' (contract 3109 1805).