Selected publications

Sjöblom R., Åström H., Saarinen T. & Hæggström C.-A. 2023. Onset of growth of bulbils in the field garlic (Allium oleraceum L.). . –Memoranda Soc. Fauna Flora Fennica 99:18–27.

Still S., Hytönen T., Saarinen T. & Åström H. 2023. Latitudinal origins of Fragaria vesca show adaptive variation in phenological, morphological and ecophysiological leaf traits associated with winter climate. –Flora 305: 152316. DOI: 10.1016/j.flora.2023.

Gehrmann F., Lehtimäki I.-M., Hänninen H. & Saarinen T. 2020. Sub-Arctic alpine Vaccinium vitis-idaea exhibits resistance to strong variation in snowmelt timing and frost exposure, suggesting high resilience under climatic change. –Polar Biology 43:1453-1467. DOI: 10.1007/s00300-020-02721-3.

Lundell, R., Hänninen, H., Saarinen, T., Åström, H., & Zhang, R. 2020. Beyond rest and quiescence (endo‐ and ecodormancy): a novel model for quantifying plant‐environment interaction in bud dormancy release. –Plant, Cell and Environment, 43:40-54.

Gehrmann F., Hänninen H., Liu C. & Saarinen, T. 2018. Phenological responses to small-scale spatial variation in snowmelt timing reveal compensatory and conservative strategies in subarctic-alpine plants. –Plant Ecology & Diversity, in press. DOI: 10.1080/17550874.2018.1428693

Saarinen T., Rasmus S., Lundell R., Kauppinen O.-K. & Hänninen H. 2016. Photosynthetic and phenological responses of dwarf shrubs to the depth and properties of snow. –Oikos, 125:364-373. DOI: 10.1111/oik.02233

Rasmus S., Gustafsson D., Lundell R. & Saarinen T. 2016. Observations and snow model simulations of winter energy balance terms within and between different coniferous forests in Southern Boreal Finland. –Hydrology Research 47:201-216. DOI: 10.2166/nh.2015.177

Åström H., Metsovuori E., Saarinen T., Lundell R. and Hänninen H. 2015. Morphological characteristics and photosynthetic capacity of Fragaria vesca L. winter and summer leaves. –Flora 215:33-39. DOI: 10.1016/j.flora.2015.07.001

Saarinen, T., Lundell, R. & Hänninen, H. 2011. Recovery of photosynthetic capacity in Vaccinium vitis-idaea during mild spells in winter –Plant Ecology 212:1429–1440.

Saarinen, T., Lundell, R., Åström, H. & Hänninen H. 2011. Parental overwintering history affects the responses of Thlaspi arvense to warming winters in the North. –Environmental and Experimental Botany, 72:409-414.

Rasmus, S., Lundell, R. & Saarinen, T. 2011. Interactions between snow, canopy and vegetation in a boreal coniferous forest. –Plant Ecology & Diversity 4:55-65.

Lundell, R., Saarinen, T., & Hänninen, H. 2010. Effects of snowmelt on the springtime photosynthesis of the evergreen dwarf shrub Vaccinium vitis-idaea. –Plant Ecology & Diversity 2:121-130.

Saarinen, T. & Lundell, R.2010. Overwintering of Vaccinium vitis-idaea in two subarctic microhabitats - a reciprocal transplantation experiment. –Polar Research 29:38–45.

Lundell, R. Saarinen, T., Åström, H. & Hänninen, H.2008. The boreal dwarf shrub Vaccinium vitis-idaea retains its capacity for photosynthesis throughout winter. – Botany 86:491-500.