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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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But dendrochronologists have deciphered a far more complex language that conveys stories, not just dales, otherwise hidden by the ravages of time.
I don't buy it," Virginia Tech dendrochronologist Carolyn Copenheaver said of the Lewis and Clark legend after she'd looked at a round cut from a branch that had fallen from the Red Hill tree some years earlier.
Stahle has teamed with fellow UA dendrochronologist Malcolm Cleaveland.
It has also been a project in itself to ensure the dendrochronologists are able to access these beams safely and expediently.
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.
The earliest images of Pacific Northwest forests are provided by dendrochronologists, fire ecologists and archaeologists who search the remains of ancient timber stands for evidence of what was in forests long since gone.