Tree story : the history of the world written in rings / Valerie Trouet.

By: Trouet, Valerie [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Description: 246 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: still image | cartographic image | text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781421437774Subject(s): Dendrochronology | Tree rings | Dendroclimatology
Contents:
Trees in the Desert -- I Count the Rings Down in Africa -- Adonis, Methusaleh, and Prometheus -- And the Tree Was Happy -- The Stone Age, the Plague, and Shipwrecks under the City -- The Hockey Stick Poster Child -- Wind of Change -- Winter Is Coming -- Three Tree-Ring Scientists Walk into a Bar -- Ghosts, Orphans, and Extraterrestrials -- Disintegration, or The Fall of Rome -- It's the End of the World as We Know It -- Once upon a Time in the West -- Will the Wind Ever Remember? -- After the Gold Rush -- The Forest for the Trees -- Playlist -- List of Tree Species.
Summary: "Trouet, a leading tree-ring scientist, takes us out into the field, from remote African villages to radioactive Russian forests, offering an insider's look at the discipline formally known as dendrochronology. Tracing her own journey while exploring dendrochronology's origins and applications, Trouet describes how tell-tale tree cores are collected and dated with ring-by-ring precision and explains the astonishing insights we've gained from the resulting samples." -- Fly leaf.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Trees in the Desert -- I Count the Rings Down in Africa -- Adonis, Methusaleh, and Prometheus -- And the Tree Was Happy -- The Stone Age, the Plague, and Shipwrecks under the City -- The Hockey Stick Poster Child -- Wind of Change -- Winter Is Coming -- Three Tree-Ring Scientists Walk into a Bar -- Ghosts, Orphans, and Extraterrestrials -- Disintegration, or The Fall of Rome -- It's the End of the World as We Know It -- Once upon a Time in the West -- Will the Wind Ever Remember? -- After the Gold Rush -- The Forest for the Trees -- Playlist -- List of Tree Species.

"Trouet, a leading tree-ring scientist, takes us out into the field, from remote African villages to radioactive Russian forests, offering an insider's look at the discipline formally known as dendrochronology. Tracing her own journey while exploring dendrochronology's origins and applications, Trouet describes how tell-tale tree cores are collected and dated with ring-by-ring precision and explains the astonishing insights we've gained from the resulting samples." -- Fly leaf.

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