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Fri, 07 Oct 2016 15:26:26 GMT

Dating Old Houses is Topic of Nov. 3 Talk  -  TAPinto.net
FRANKLIN TWP., NJ - Anthropologist and speaker Richard Veit, Ph.D., will talk about These Old Houses: An Introduction to Tree-Ring Dating and Other Methods for Dating Historic Structures on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. at Faith Chapel Wesleyan Church, ...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:11:08 GMT

Earth Notes: Chaco Wood Beams  -  KNAU Arizona Public Radio
In a two-pronged study, scientists at the University of Arizona's Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research compared strontium isotope values in soil and wood to determine the source of the timbers. They matched tree-ring samples collected in the area's seven ...
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 15:34:46 GMT

Ringing in Climate Change Education  -  New Mexico In Depth
Last fall, about 30 middle school teachers headed out to the Sandia Mountain Natural History Center in Cedar Crest for a Saturday morning workshop on tree-ring science. Not every teacher has the time or expertise to bring climate science into the ...
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 14:59:24 GMT

Tree ring analysis reveals ancient history of Droitwich building  -  Worcester News
The impressive data was discovered through tree ring dating, or dendrochronology, and is part of research by the Historic Droitwich Project. The research means the tree was felled just four years into the reign of King Henry VIII at a time when England ...
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 06:11:33 GMT

Fascinating 'tree ring' research shows Droitwich High Street shop dates back to 1513  -  Droitwich Standard
THE LATEST research conducted into Droitwich's oldest buildings has found that 15, High Street, dates back to 1513. A dendrochronologist – a scientist specialising in tree-ring dating – working as part of the Historic Droitwich Project made the ...
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:08:44 GMT

Tree rings: The art and age of nature  -  Arizona Daily Wildcat
The UA has plenty of special features to offer, but one of its more overlooked aspects is its abundant plant life—specifically, that of the Laboratory of Tree-ring Research. UA's tree-ring lab right is one of the best in the country, and the only only ...
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:47:46 GMT

How ancient solar storms etched 'secret clocks' in tree rings  -  The Week Magazine
By comparing overlapping series of tree rings, scientists have constructed a continuous sequence of tree ring data that spans 14,000 years and confirms the ages of the mummies and Pompeii baked goods that originally helped set the carbon clocks. Tree ...
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 21:04:37 GMT

Stratford Cares Program Impact Grows in 2016  -  PR Web (press release)
One highlight for students has been Stratford's relationship with TreeRing; the school's yearbook vendor, which plants a tree for every yearbook sold. In 2016, Stratford helped plant more than 1,100 trees through TreeRing's environmental program. “We ...
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 19:05:09 GMT

Meet 'Adonis,' Europe's Oldest Known Living Tree  -  UANews (press release)
The ancient tree's age was determined this summer by researchers from the University of Arizona Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, Stockholm University in Sweden and the University of Mainz in Germany. The tree's advanced age was determined by ...
Sun, 21 Aug 2016 06:13:18 GMT

Long before Smokey Bear, there were friendlier fires in NM  -  Albuquerque Journal
“Here in the Southwest, New Mexico and Arizona, pine forests are growing in dry, rocky landscape and they get to be really old – up to 1,000 years old lying on the ground,” said Tom Swetnam, former director of the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research at ...