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dendroclimatology


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Branch of dendrochronology dealing with the relationships between the annual growth increment in tree trunks and climate, and especially with the reconstruction of past climates from dated tree-ring series. It is assumed that by studying present tree-ring patterns in relation to climate, older tree-ring chronologies may be used to indicate the climatic conditions experienced before detailed climate and weather records were kept.

Subjects: Biological Sciences — Earth Sciences and Geography.


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