• 2006 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
19992020

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Research Output

  • 2006 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
  • 47 Article
  • 3 Review article
2020

A multi-century Sierra Nevada snowpack reconstruction modeled using upper-elevation coniferous tree rings (California, USA)

Lepley, K., Touchan, R., Meko, D., Shamir, E., Graham, R. & Falk, D., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Holocene.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Snowpack- and Soil Water Content-Related Hydrologic Indices and Their Association With Radial Growth of Conifers in the Sierra Nevada, California

Shamir, E., Meko, D., Touchan, R., Lepley, K. S., Campbell, R., Kaliff, R. N. & Georgakakos, K. P., Jan 1 2020, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 125, 1, e2019JG005331.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Fire human-climate interaction in Atlas cedar forests of Aurès, Northern Algeria

Kherchouche, D., Slimani, S., Touchan, R., Touati, D., Malki, H. & Baisan, C. H., Jun 1 2019, In : Dendrochronologia. 55, p. 125-134 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

The 2019 International Summer School “Tree Rings, Climate, Natural Resources, and Human Interactions,” Warsaw, Poland

Kedziora, W., Touchan, R., Meko, D., Szyc, K., Wojtan, R., Bijak, S. & Tomusiak, R., Dec 1 2019, In : Dendrochronologia. 58, 125631.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Δ14C and δ13C in Annual Tree-Ring Samples from Sequoiadendron Giganteum, AD 998-1510: Solar Cycles and Climate

Eastoe, C. J., Tucek, C. S. & Touchan, R., Jun 1 2019, In : Radiocarbon. 61, 3, p. 661-680 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2018

Precipitation reconstruction for the Khakassia region, Siberia, from tree rings

Kostyakova, T. V., Touchan, R., Babushkina, E. A. & Belokopytova, L. V., Mar 1 2018, In : Holocene. 28, 3, p. 377-385 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2017

An illustrated glossary of Arabic-English dendrochronology terms and names

Creasman, P. P., Touchane, H., Baisan, C. H., Bassir, H., Caroli, R., Doyle, N., Herrick, H., Koutkat, M. A. & Touchan, R., 2017, In : PalArch's Journal of Archaeology of Egypt/ Egyptology. 14, 3, p. 1-35 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Climate controls on tree growth in the Western Mediterranean

Touchan, R., Anchukaitis, K. J., Meko, D. M., Kerchouche, D., Slimani, S., Ilmen, R., Hasnaoui, F., Guibal, F., Julio Camarero, J., Sánchez-Salguero, R., Piermattei, A., Sesbou, A., Cook, B. I., Sabir, M. & Touchane, H., Oct 1 2017, In : Holocene. 27, 10, p. 1429-1442 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Quarantining the Sahara desert: growth and water-use efficiency of Aleppo pine in the Algerian Green Barrier

Choury, Z., Shestakova, T. A., Himrane, H., Touchan, R., Kherchouche, D., Camarero, J. J. & Voltas, J., Feb 1 2017, In : European Journal of Forest Research. 136, 1, p. 139-152 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Tree growth and vegetation activity at the ecosystem-scale in the eastern Mediterranean

Coulthard, B. L., Touchan, R., Anchukaitis, K. J., Meko, D. M. & Sivrikaya, F., Jul 31 2017, In : Environmental Research Letters. 12, 8, 084008.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2016

Dendroclimatology and wheat production in Algeria

Touchan, R., Kherchouche, D., Oudjehih, B., Touchan, H., Slimani, S. & Meko, D., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 124, p. 102-110 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Elevation-layered dendroclimatic signal in eastern Mediterranean tree rings

Touchan, R., Shishov, V. V., Tychkov, I. I., Sivrikaya, F., Attieh, J., Ketmen, M., Stephan, J., Mitsopoulos, I., Christou, A. & Meko, D. M., Apr 13 2016, In : Environmental Research Letters. 11, 4, 044020.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Spatiotemporal drought variability in the Mediterranean over the last 900 years

Cook, B. I., Anchukaitis, K. J., Touchan, R., Meko, D. & Cook, E. R., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

145 Scopus citations
2015

Alternative standardization approaches to improving streamflow reconstructions with ring-width indices of riparian trees

Meko, D. M., Friedman, J. M., Touchan, R., Edmondson, J. R., Griffin, E. R. & Scott, J. A., Jul 9 2015, In : Holocene. 25, 7, p. 1093-1101 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

August to July Precipitation from Tree Rings in the Forest-Steppe Zone of Central Siberia (Russia)

Shah, S. K., Touchan, R., Babushkina, E., Shishov, V. V., Meko, D. M., Abramenko, O. V., Belokopytova, L. V., Hordo, M., Jevšenak, J., Kędziora, W., Kostyakova, T. V., Moskwa, A., Oleksiak, Z., Omurova, G., Ovchinnikov, S., Sadeghpour, M., Saikia, A., Zsewastynowicz, L., Sidenko, T., Strantsov, A. & 3 others, Tamkevičiute, M., Tomusiak, R. & Tychkov, I., Jan 1 2015, In : Tree-Ring Research. 71, 1, p. 37-44 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Old World megadroughts and pluvials during the Common Era

Cook, E. R., Seager, R., Kushnir, Y., Briffa, K. R., Büntgen, U., Frank, D., Krusic, P. J., Tegel, W., Schrier, G. V., Andreu-Hayles, L., Baillie, M., Baittinger, C., Bleicher, N., Bonde, N., Brown, D., Carrer, M., Cooper, R., Eùfar, K., DIttmar, C., Esper, J. & 37 others, Griggs, C., Gunnarson, B., Günther, B., Gutierrez, E., Haneca, K., Helama, S., Herzig, F., Heussner, K. U., Hofmann, J., Janda, P., Kontic, R., Köse, N., Kyncl, T., Levaniè, T., Linderholm, H., Manning, S., Melvin, T. M., Miles, D., Neuwirth, B., Nicolussi, K., Nola, P., Panayotov, M., Popa, I., Rothe, A., Seftigen, K., Seim, A., Svarva, H., Svoboda, M., Thun, T., Timonen, M., Touchan, R., Trotsiuk, V., Trouet, V., Walder, F., Wany, T., Wilson, R. & Zang, C., Nov 2015, In : Science Advances. 1, 10, e1500561.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

185 Scopus citations
2014

Dendroclimatic potential of plains cottonwood (Populus deltoides Subsp. Monilifera) from the northern great plains, USA

Edmondson, J., Friedman, J., Meko, D., Touchan, R., Scott, J. & Edmondson, A., Jan 2014, In : Tree-Ring Research. 70, 1, p. 21-30 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Dendroclimatology in the Eastern Mediterranean

Touchan, R., Meko, D. M. & Anchukaitis, K. J., Jan 1 2014, In : Radiocarbon. 56, 4, p. S61-S68

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Fire history of Atlas cedar (Cedrus atlantica Manetti) in Mount Chélia, Northern Algeria

Slimani, S., Touchan, R., Derridj, A., Kherchouche, D. & Gutiérrez, E., May 2014, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 104, p. 116-123 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Six centuries of May–July precipitation in Cyprus from tree rings

Touchan, R., Christou, A. K. & Meko, D. M., Jan 1 2014, In : Climate Dynamics. 43, 12, p. 3281-3292 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Spatial patterns of eastern Mediterranean climate influence on tree growth

Touchan, R., Anchukaitis, K. J., Shishov, V. V., Sivrikaya, F., Attieh, J., Ketmen, M., Stephan, J., Mitsopoulos, I., Christou, A. & Meko, D. M., Apr 2014, In : Holocene. 24, 4, p. 381-392 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2013

Dendrochronology course in Valsaín forest, Segovia, Spain

Touchan, R., Meko, D. M., Ballesteros-Cánovas, J. A., Sánchez-Salguero, R., Camarero, J. J., Kerchouche, D., Muntan, E., Khabcheche, M., Blanco, J. A., Morata, C. R., Garófano-Gómez, V., Martín, L. A., Alfaro-Sánchez, R., Garah, K., Hevia, A., Madrigal-González, J., Sánchez-Miranda, Á., Shestakova, T. A. & Tabakova, M., Jul 1 2013, In : Tree-Ring Research. 69, 2, p. 93-100 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

North American monsoon precipitation reconstructed from tree-ring latewood

Griffin, D., Woodhouse, C. A., Meko, D. M., Stahle, D. W., Faulstich, H. L., Carrillo, C., Touchan, R., Castro, C. L. & Leavitt, S. W., Mar 16 2013, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 40, 5, p. 954-958 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

92 Scopus citations
19 Scopus citations

Winter-to-spring temperature dynamics in Turkey derived from tree rings since AD 1125

Heinrich, I., Touchan, R., Dorado Liñán, I., Vos, H. & Helle, G., Oct 1 2013, In : Climate Dynamics. 41, 7-8, p. 1685-1701 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
2012

Fire history in European black pine (Pinus nigra Arn.) forests of the Valia Kalda, Pindus Mountains, Greece

Touchan, R., Baisan, C., Mitsopoulos, I. D. & Dimitrakopoulos, A. P., Jan 1 2012, In : Tree-Ring Research. 68, 1, p. 45-50 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Process based model sheds light on climate sensitivity of Mediterranean tree-ring width

Touchan, R., Shishov, V. V., Meko, D. M., Nouiri, I. & Grachev, A., Jul 16 2012, In : Biogeosciences. 9, 3, p. 965-972 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations
2011

A tree-ring reconstruction of streamflow in the Santa Fe River, New Mexico

Margolis, E. Q., Meko, D. M. & Touchan, R., Jan 24 2011, In : Journal of Hydrology. 397, 1-2, p. 118-127 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations

Crossdating Juniperus procera from North Gondar, Ethiopia

Wils, T. H. G., Robertson, I., Eshetu, Z., Touchan, R., Sass-Klaassen, U. & Koprowski, M., Feb 1 2011, In : Trees - Structure and Function. 25, 1, p. 71-82 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Dendrochronology in the dry tropics: The Ethiopian case

Wils, T. H. G., Sass-Klaassen, U. G. W., Eshetu, Z., Bräuning, A., Gebrekirstos, A., Couralet, C., Robertson, I., Touchan, R., Koprowski, M., Conway, D., Briffa, K. R. & Beeckman, H., Jun 1 2011, In : Trees - Structure and Function. 25, 3, p. 345-354 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

41 Scopus citations

Latewood chronology development for summer-moisture reconstruction in the US Southwest

Griffin, D., Meko, D. M., Touchan, R., Leavitt, S. W. & Woodhouse, C. A., Jul 1 2011, In : Tree-Ring Research. 67, 2, p. 87-101 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Scopus citations
33 Scopus citations

Seascorr: A MATLAB program for identifying the seasonal climate signal in an annual tree-ring time series

Meko, D. M., Touchan, R. & Anchukaitis, K. J., Sep 1 2011, In : Computers and Geosciences. 37, 9, p. 1234-1241 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

76 Scopus citations

Spatiotemporal drought variability in northwestern Africa over the last nine centuries

Touchan, R., Anchukaitis, K. J., Meko, D. M., Sabir, M., Attalah, S. & Aloui, A., Jul 1 2011, In : Climate Dynamics. 37, 1, p. 237-252 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

101 Scopus citations

The North American monsoon in the U.S. Southwest: Potential for investigation with tree-ring carbon isotopes

Leavitt, S. W., Woodhouse, C. A., Castro, C. L., Wright, W. E., Meko, D. M., Touchan, R., Griffin, D. & Ciancarelli, B., Apr 15 2011, In : Quaternary International. 235, 1-2, p. 101-107 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations
2010

Towards a reconstruction of Blue Nile baseflow from Ethiopian tree rings

Wils, T. H. G., Robertson, I., Eshetu, Z., Koprowski, M., Sass-Klaassen, U. G. W., Touchan, R. & Loader, N. J., Sep 2 2010, In : Holocene. 20, 6, p. 837-848 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations
2009

Multi-millennial fire history of the giant forest, Sequoia National Park, California, USA

Swetnam, T. W., Baisan, C. H., Caprio, A. C., Brown, P. M., Touchan, R., Scott Anderson, R. & Hallett, D. J., Dec 1 2009, In : Fire Ecology. 5, 3, p. 120-150 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations
2008

Long term context for recent drought in northwestern Africa

Touchan, R., Anchukaitis, K. J., Meko, D. M., Attalah, S., Baisan, C. & Aloui, A., Jul 16 2008, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 35, 13, L13705.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

70 Scopus citations

Precipitation reconstruction for Northwestern Tunisia from tree rings

Touchan, R., Meko, D. M. & Aloui, A., Oct 1 2008, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 72, 10, p. 1887-1896 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations
2007

May-June precipitation reconstruction of southwestern Anatolia, Turkey during the last 900 years from tree rings

Touchan, R., Akkemik, Ü., Hughes, M. K. & Erkan, N., Sep 1 2007, In : Quaternary Research. 68, 2, p. 196-202 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

80 Scopus citations
2006

Chapter 1 Mediterranean climate variability over the last centuries: A review

Luterbacher, J., Xoplaki, E., Casty, C., Wanner, H., Pauling, A., Küttel, M., Rutishauser, T., Brönnimann, S., Fischer, E., Fleitmann, D., Gonzalez-Rouco, F. J., García-Herrera, R., Barriendos, M., Rodrigo, F., Gonzalez-Hidalgo, J. C., Saz, M. A., Gimeno, L., Ribera, P., Brunet, M., Paeth, H. & 29 others, Rimbu, N., Felis, T., Jacobeit, J., Dünkeloh, A., Zorita, E., Guiot, J., Türkes, M., Alcoforado, M. J., Trigo, R., Wheeler, D., Tett, S., Mann, M. E., Touchan, R., Shindell, D. T., Silenzi, S., Montagna, P., Camuffo, D., Mariotti, A., Nanni, T., Brunetti, M., Maugeri, M., Zerefos, C., Zolt, S. D., Lionello, P., Nunes, M. F., Rath, V., Beltrami, H., Garnier, E. & Ladurie, E. L. R., Jan 1 2006, In : Developments in Earth and Environmental Sciences. 4, C, p. 27-148 122 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

144 Scopus citations
2005

Exploratory temperature and precipitation reconstructions from the Qinling Mountains, North-Central China

Garfin, G. M., Hughes, M. K., Yu, L., Burns, J. M., Touchan, R., Leavitt, S. W. & Zhisheng, A., Jan 1 2005, In : Tree-Ring Research. 61, 2, p. 59-72 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Reconstructions of spring/summer precipitation for the Eastern Mediterranean from tree-ring widths and its connection to large-scale atmospheric circulation

Touchan, R., Xoplaki, E., Funkhouser, G., Luterbacher, J., Hughes, M. K., Erkan, N., Akkemik, Ü. & Stephan, J., Jul 1 2005, In : Climate Dynamics. 25, 1, p. 75-98 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

130 Scopus citations

Standardized precipitation index reconstructed from Turkish tree-ring widths

Touchan, R., Funkhouser, G., Hughes, M. K. & Erkan, N., Oct 1 2005, In : Climatic Change. 72, 3, p. 339-353 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Scopus citations
2003

Preliminary reconstructions of spring precipitation in Southwestern Turkey from tree-ring width

Touchan, R., Garfin, G. M., Meko, D. M., Funkhouser, G., Erkan, N., Hughes, M. K. & Wallin, B. S., Feb 1 2003, In : International Journal of Climatology. 23, 2, p. 157-171 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

81 Scopus citations
2001

A Tree-Ring reconstruction of past precipitation for Baja California Sur, Mexico

Díaz, S. C., Touchan, R. & Swetnam, T. W., Jun 30 2001, In : International Journal of Climatology. 21, 8, p. 1007-1019 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Scopus citations
1999
71 Scopus citations

Dendrochronology in Jordan

Touchan, R. & Hughes, M. K., Aug 1999, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 42, 4, p. 291-303 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Thinning of Emory oak coppice: Effects on growth, yield, and harvesting cycles

Touchan, R. & Ffolliott, P. F., Mar 1 1999, In : Southwestern Naturalist. 44, 1, p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Twentieth-century summer warmth in northern Yakutia in a 600-year context

Hughes, M. K., Vaganov, E. A., Shiyatov, S., Touchan, R. & Funkhouser, G., Jan 1 1999, In : Holocene. 9, 5, p. 629-634 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

73 Scopus citations