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dendrochronology:

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the determination of the age of an object, of a natural phenomenon, or of a series of events. There are two basic types of dating methods, relative and absolute.
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dendrochronology

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(geology)
The science of measuring time intervals and dating events and environmental changes by reading and dating growth layers of trees as demarcated by the annual rings.

dendrochronology

The dating of old timbers by the study of their annual ring patterns of growth.
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It would also have been informative to relate the wooden objects in the catalogue to the radiocarbon dates, and it would have been valuable to provide AMS dates for the three floating dendrochronological sequences--the first from upland Romania
These are the related effects whereby the specification of a dendrochronological horizon tends to suck in loosely-dated archaeological, environmental and even ancient-historical information--the dated "event" being used to explain a wide spread of previous observations.
Resurrected from the ashes: a historical reconstruction of emerald ash borer dynamics through dendrochronological analysis In V.
The recent application of the dendrochronological method of cross-dating to geoduck (Black et al.
Another explanation for the lack of a relationship to FEI might be that an unknown percent of the releases recorded in the dendrochronological record may not be due to fire at all, and may instead represent recovery after windstorms, insect outbreaks, anthropogenic disturbance, or individual variability in growth, which happened coincidentally.
Dendrochronological methods were employed to date timber pit props preserved within relic coal mine workings on the closely adjacent Fundy and Dirty seams.
A dendrochronological study, carried out on pines and spruces growing on a mining area abandoned in 2003, was aimed at answering the question if and how the lowering and the sloping of the surface influenced tree growth and in consequence impaired the timber quality.
Claus and Robert Giersch undertook extensive measurements, dendrochronological tests, and other studies of the house between 1998 and 2002.
Dendrochronological analysis indicates the tree rings were formed in a stressful environment with highly variable weather conditions.
It contains nine research papers on such topics as the formation of tells in the lower Danube wetlands in the late Neolithic and Chalcolithic; dendrochronological dating of timber crossings in West Jutland, Denmark; analysis of waterlogged wooden artifacts and environmental conditions when considering their in situ preservation, peatland archaeology in Northern Ireland, spectral induced polarization as a geophysical method for archaeological prospection in peatlands, the wooden artifacts of the Bronze Age lakeshore dwellings of Ledro belonging to Italian museum collections, and the archaeology of flooded wetlands at Titchwell and Thornham (Norfolk), and Broomhill (East Sussex), UK.
Finally, what is not mentioned is the relatively recent (1998) dendrochronological study of the nave roofs that indicates the construction proceeded less quickly than generally assumed.