Established by the pioneer of dendrochronology.A.E. Douglass, originator of the science of tree-ring dating, founded the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research in 1937.
Housed in a custom facility.A building constructed in 2013 provides lab and office space, augmented by a building recently renovated as a wood sample archive.
Pursuing interdisciplinary research.Dendrochronology helps reconstruct environmental change, and unravel processes in ecosystems and human societies; researchers in many parts of the world collaborate with the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research.
Educating students and the public.The Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research teaches undergraduate and graduate courses; its outreach program also reaches thousands of children and adults in the community.
David Frank, the new Director of the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research
Friday, August 26, 2016The Tree-Ring Lab welcomes its new director, David Frank.
The oldest known tree in Europe
Friday, August 19, 2016Tree-Ring Lab researchers were part of the group that identified the oldest known tree in Europe.