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If a warmer world subjects trees to conditions different from any they've experienced in the past it's difficult to predict how they will grow, but a new paper investigates ways to do this.
LTRR professor Valerie Trouet has written a popular book on the uses of tree-ring science Tree Story: The History of the World Written in Rings.
Margaret Evans and her research group have recorded videos explaining the scientific background and their current work on forest ecosystems, climate change, and carbon cycling to a broad audience.
Charlotte Pearson and other LTRR researchers fix the chronologies for dating ancient Eastern Mediterranean civilizations, including a possible date for the Thera eruption, in a Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences article.
LTRR researches feature prominently in an article on bristlecone pines (describing the background to the oldest trees, and first-hand accounts of the groves in the White Mountains of California).
A PBS TV broadcast highlights LTRR research on tree ring formation by Malcolm Hughes and Kiyomi Morino.
Tree-ring study indicates an 80-year decline in Asian Summer Monsoon precipitation at its northern edge, which is consistent with increasing sulfur pollution according to climate modeling.
LTRR's Valerie Trouet is one of the authors on a paper linking Californian drought and fire to the jet stream.
LTRR grad student Amy Hudson is co-author of an article advising scientists how courtroom techniques could help them communicate ideas effectively.