Patterns and Drivers of Tree Mortality in Iberian Forests: Climatic Effects Are Modified by Competition

We quantified the relative importance of tree size, competition, climate and edaphic conditions on tree mortality of 11 species, and explored the combined effect of climate and competition on tree mortality.

Ruiz-Benito, P.; Lines, E.R.; Gómez-Aparicio, L.; Zavala, M.A.; Coomes, D.A.