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Table 4 Dieback events of Pinus densiflora reported in public news media in Korea. Species names were reconfirmed

From: Developing drought stress index for monitoring Pinus densiflora diebacks in Korea

Year Species Area News headline
2003 Pinus densiflora Deagu The die-back crisis of pine trees in Apsan mountain, Deagu
2007 Pinus densiflora Jeonbuk Pine tree, Unprovoked death
2007 Pinus densiflora Gyungbuk (Uljin) The sudden death of a 200-year-old pine tree, why did a drought-resistant pine die?
2009 Pinus densiflora Southern Korea The subtropicalization on the Korean Peninsula is accelerating –(5)The vegetation on the Korean Peninsula is changing
2009 Pinus densiflora Southern Korea Pine trees are dying from global warming
2009 Pinus densiflora Southern Korea A dying pine tree on the hot Korean Peninsula
2009 Pinus densiflora Gyungsan 970,000 pine trees withered
2009 Pinus densiflora Gyungbuk (Pohang, Yeongcheon, Gyeongsan) Pine tree! It hurt a lot…Southern Gyeongbuk Province diffuse of die-back phenomena
2009 Pinus densiflora Jeonnam The high risk of pine trees death in Jeonnam Province due to drought
2009 Pinus densiflora Gyungnam The massive die-back of pine trees in Gyeongnam Province in due to the stress caused by warming
2011 Pinus densiflora Gyungnam Gyeongnam Province pine tree group death
2012 Pinus densiflora Daejeon Dried up Pine tree ‘emergency’... ecological hazard signal
2012 Pinus densiflora Daegu (Biseul Mt.) Pine, Pine, ‘yellow’ pine… Biseul mountain pine tree dried up
2014 Pinus densiflora Gangwon (Samcheok)
Gyungbuk (Yeongyang)
The subtropicalization on the Korean Peninsula is accelerating –(5)The vegetation on the Korean Peninsula is changing
2014 Pinus densiflora Gyungbuk (Uljin) About 200 Geumgang pine tree die-back in Uljin..Forest Service launch investigation
2014 Pinus densiflora Gyungbuk (Bonghwa) Bonghwa County “Save the Pine tree”
2015 Pinus densiflora Gyungbuk (Uljin) 200 pine trees in Pyeonghae-eup died
2015 Pinus densiflora Gyungbk,
Gangwon (Seorak Mt.)
Confirmed the mass deaths of coniferous trees on the Korean Peninsula ‘Climate change is beginning’
2015 Pinus densiflora Northern Gyungbuk,
Southern Gangwon
Even if the Geum River water is moved to Boryeong Dam, the problem cannot be solved‘The largest damage to the pine tree after 2009’
2016 Pinus densiflora Gyungnam (Jiri Mt.) High temperatures, droughts and pests... triple distress of coniferous tree
2016 Pinus densiflora Gyungnam (Jiri Mt.), Gyungbuk (Uljin), Gangwon (Samcheok, Seorak Mt.) Peeled dry bare skin…die-back of Korean coniferous tree
2016 Pinus densiflora Gyungbuk (Mungyeong) Die-back of pine trees, do not know the cause of death