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What trees are best for dendrochronology?

Douglas-fir is one of the preferred species for dendrochronology in the western portions of North America. The species has exceptional circuit uniformity, meaning that the rings are usually concentric around the middle.

What is tree-ring chronology?

Dendrochronology (or tree-ring dating) is the scientific method of dating tree rings (also called growth rings) to the exact year they were formed. Each ring marks a complete cycle of seasons, or one year, in the trees life.

What is another name for dendrochronology?

Dendrochronology (or tree-ring dating) is the scientific method of dating tree rings (also called growth rings) to the exact year they were formed.

What do the tree rings most likely show?

What do tree rings tell us. The underlying patterns of wide or narrow rings record the year-to-year fluctuations in the growth of trees. The patterns, therefore, often contain a weather history at the location the tree grew, in addition to its age.

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