Marko Smiljanić

Dr. Marko Smiljanić

Soldmannstr. 15, Room 2.30

Phone: +49 (0) 38 34 - 420 41 41


Focus of research
  • Dendroecology
  • Tree growth
  • Plant ecology
Curriculum Vitae
Personal data
Date of birth: 2nd of April 1984
Citizenship: Serbian
Education and work experience
since 2011 PhD-student at the Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University, Greifswald
2009-2011 Master studies at Faculty of Forestry, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Thesis: Structure of the mixed Beech, Norway Maple, Sycamore and Ash stands in Gučevo area (in Serbian)
2003-2009 Diploma studies at Faculty of Forestry, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Diploma: Structural characteristics of beech stand on Kučaj mountains (in Serbian)
Peer reviewed

Jill E. Harvey, Marko Smiljanić, Tobias Scharnweber, Allan Buras, Anna Cedro, Roberto Cruz‐García, Igor Drobyshev, Karolina Janecka, Āris Jansons, Ryszard Kaczka, Marcin Klisz, Alar Läänelaid, Roberts Matisons, Lena Muffler, Kristina Sohar, Barbara Spyt, Juliane Stolz, Ernst van der Maaten, Marieke van der Maaten‐Theunissen, Adomas Vitas, Robert Weigel, Jürgen Kreyling and Martin Wilmking
Tree growth influenced by warming winter climate and summer moisture availability in northern temperate forests
Global Change Biology. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.14966

Tobias Scharnweber, Karl-Uwe Heußner, Marko Smiljanic, Ingo Heinrich, Marieke van der Maaten-Theunissen, Ernst van der Maaten, Thomas Struwe, Allan Buras and Martin Wilmking
Removing the no-analogue bias in modern accelerated tree growth leads to stronger medieval drought
Scientific Reports (2019) 9: 2509. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-39040-5


Rohan Shetti, Allan Buras, Marko Smiljanić and Martin Wilmking
Climate sensitivity is affected by growth differentiation along the length of Juniperus communis L. shrub stems in the Ural Mountains
Dendrochronologia 49: 29–35. DOI: 10.1016/j.dendro.2018.02.006

Marko Smiljanić and Martin Wilmking
Drivers of stem radial variation and its pattern in peatland Scots pines: A pilot study
Dendrochronologia 47: 30–37. DOI: 10.1016/j.dendro.2017.12.001

Ernst van der Maaten, Jonas Pape, Marieke van der Maaten-Theunissen, Tobias Scharnweber, Marko Smiljanić, Roberto Cruz-García and Martin Wilmking
Distinct growth phenology but similar daily stem dynamics in three co-occurring broadleaved tree species
Tree Physiology 38(12): 1820–1828. DOI:  10.1093/treephys/tpy042


Ernst van der Maaten, Marieke van der Maaten-Theunissen, Marko Smiljanic, Sergio Rossi, Sonia Simard, Martin Wilmking, Annie Deslauriers, Patrick Fonti, Georg von Arx and Olivier Bouriaud
dendrometeR: Analyzing the pulse of trees in R
Dendrochronologia 40: 12–16. DOI: 10.1016/j.dendro.2016.06.001


Ilka Beil, Allan Buras, Martin Hallinger, Marko Smiljanic and Martin Wilmking
Shrubs tracing sea surface temperature
– Calluna vulgaris on the Faroe Islands
International Journal of Biometeorology 59(11): 1567–1575. DOI: 10.1007/s00484-015-0963-4


Jeong-Wook Seo, Marko Smiljanic and Martin Wilmking
Optimizing cell-anatomical chronologies of Scots pine by stepwise increasing the number of radial tracheid rows included – case study based on three Scandinavian sites
Dendrochronologia 32(3): 205–209. DOI: 10.1016/j.dendro.2014.02.002

Marko Smiljanic, Jeong-Wook Seo, Alar Läänelaid, Marieke van der Maaten-Theunissen, Branko Stajic and Martin Wilmking
Peatland pines as a proxy for water table fluctuations: Disentangling tree growth, hydrology and possible human influence

Science of the Total Environment
500-501: 52–63. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.08.056

Other publications

Martin Wilmking, Allan Buras, Ingo Heinrich, Tobias Scharnweber, Sonia Simard, Marko Smiljanic, Ernst van der Maaten and Marieke van der Maaten-Theunissen
From process to proxy: Ecological challenges and opportunities of tree-ring based environmental reconstructions

Geophysical Research Abstracts 16: (EGU2014-2871)