dendrochronology

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dendrochronology

the study of ANNUAL RINGS in timber to calculate the age of the tree (often very precisely) and the climatic situation at the time of growth.
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It has also been a project in itself to ensure the dendrochronologists are able to access these beams safely and expediently.
But dendrochronologists have deciphered a far more complex language that conveys stories, not just dales, otherwise hidden by the ravages of time.
Dendrochronologists, who determine the dating of past events by examining the growth rings in trees, concluded that stream flows in parts of Colorado were the lowest in 300 years.
The rings in a trunk are its layers of sapwood and by studying them, scientists called dendrochronologists (den-dro-chro-nol-o-gists), learn about the climate of the past.
At his opening address at the 12th Nobel Symposium on Radiocarbon Variations and Absolute Chronology [12] in Uppsala, Nobelist Kai Siegbahn emphasized that "This subject is [now] interesting to specialists in many different fields, as can be seen from the list of participants, showing archaeologists, chemists, dendrochronologists, geophysicists, varved-clay geologists, and physicists" (Ref.
Libby, for which he was awarded a Nobel Prize in 1960, and its improvement by dendrochronologists Charles W.
Dendrochronologists (scientists who study the past through analyzing the growth rings of trees) have discovered that fire burned through most of the Missouri Ozark uplands on an average of every 3 to 15 years.
The ITRDB is a collection of accurately dated tree-ring records developed by dendrochronologists over many years, and is continuously expanding as new data sets become available.