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Dendrochronology

Dendrochronology: (dendron = tree, chronos = time, logos = word = the science of): The science that uses tree rings dated to their exact year of formation to analyze temporal and spatial patterns of processes in the physical and cultural sciences. Henri D. Grissino-Mayer's Ultimate Tree-Ring Web Pages

The Laboratory of Tree-Ring Science, Department of Geography, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

Tree-Ring Services, Orpington, England

 

Taylor, Jonathan, Dendrochronology in Dating Timber Framed Buildings and Structures, The Building Conservation Directory, 2002

'Dendrochronology: Guidelines on producing and interpreting dendrochronological dates' is available from English Heritage Publications.

 

Henri D. Grissino-Mayer's Ultimate Tree-Ring Web Pages including Tree-Ring Photos.

 

>> Here are the photo captions for potential use with the article
>> for the Preserve Rhode Island Newsletter that follows immediately in a
>> separate e-mail. since it did not work to send all the photos in one
>> attachment I will try sending them separately.
>>
>> 1. (DSC00019) Michael Burrey taking a V cut from an oak plank in the
>> Walker House.
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>> 2. (DSC00021) Daniel Miles of the Oxford Dendrochronology Laboratory
>> extracting a core sample from a beam in the Walker House.
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>> 3. (DSC00023) Michael Burrey taking a core sample from the parlor
>> summer beam in the Walker House.
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>> 4. (DSC00024) Same caption as above, #3.
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>> 5. (DSC00026) Daniel Miles taking a core sample from a beam in the
>> Walker House.
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>> 6. (whp1130) Close up of tree-ring samples taken from the Walker House.
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