The practice of working out the age of wooden structures by studying and counting tree rings. When a tree grows, it puts on new growth under the bark. If the tree is felled, each year’s growth is visible as rings, and by carefully counting them, it is possible to work out how old the tree was when it was felled. DendrochronologyThe practice of working out the age of wooden structures by studying and counting tree rings. When a tree grows, it puts on new growth under the bark. If the... More is used, for example, to understand how fast trees and other woody plants grew in the past, perhaps when the climate was different from the current climateThe average weather we would expect over a long period of time (seasons, years, decades). Climate varies from place-to-place across the Earth. Climate is determined by long-term (over at least... More.
> CEN Radisson Ecological Research StationField Sites
STATION NAME AND OWNER CEN Radisson Ecological Research Station (Station de recherche écologique de Radisson). The station is the property of the Radisson municipality. It …> Read more
> CEN Clearwater Lake Research StationField Sites
STATION NAME AND OWNER The CEN Clearwater Lake Research Station is legally owned by the Kativik Regional Government (KRG), but is operated by the Centre …> Read more