Dendrohydrology | Article about dendrohydrology by The Free Dictionary
The science of using tree-ring data to investigate and reconstruct hydrologic properties, such as streamflow and riverflow, runoff, and past lake levels.
The science of determining hydrologic occurrences by the comparison of tree ring thickness with streamflow or precipitation. Also known as tree-ring hydrology.
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A THREE-YEAR study has recently been carried out using a new technology (Dendrohydrology
) at Laboratory of Dendrochronology and Plant Ecology of Pakistan Dept.
, we can have the data of centuries old water flow cycle and weather patterns of Pakistan's northern areas water rivers, which would be helpful in devising a policy needed for a comprehensive study of environment and agriculture," said Prof.
Recently we have successfully explored past 550 years of water flow data of Indus River (Dendrohydrology
) while WAPDA has only 50 years of instrumental data on which their water planning is based.