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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

[¦den·drō·krə′näl·ə·jē]
(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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Dendrochronological records from boreal white spruce forests have found fire cycles of 96 yr (71-142 yr, 95% CI) in northern Alberta (Larsen 1997) and 113 yr in central Alaska (Yarie 1981).
Medziu greziniu paemimas ir radialinio prieaugio matavimas, atliekant dendrochronologinius ir dendroindikacinius tyrimus [Taking of drilled material from trees and estimation of radial growth by the means of dendrochronological and dendroindicational studies] (in Lithunian).
14]C and ceramic analyses, which are not supported by any dendrochronological dates.
Standing trees were selected across the area according to dendrochronological criteria, as first outlined by Douglass (1919).
Dendrochronological techniques offer the advantage of long-term data sets that can be obtained without long-term data collection.
Method of forecasting grain yields with the aid of dendrochronological data.
Dendrochronological dates from the largest trees at Site 13 show that they are less than 100 yr old.
Seven out of 35 wood samples recently collected from the North Slope were identified through dendrochronological methods as originating in the Mackenzie River drainage basin, and none evidently came from the Yukon-Kuskokwim rivers (O.
Yet he and most other historians of northwestern Mexico fail to bring other lines of evidence--ethnographic, archaeological, dendrochronological, and the oral traditions of the peoples themselves--to bear on Spanish accounts of indigenous peoples.
A dendrochronological analysis of a disturbance succession model for oak pine forests of the Appalachian Mountains, USA.