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
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'
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).