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Watch the video below and answer the 1.1 What types of trees and tree-ring sites are the most useful for tree-ring research?
1.2 Why are trees growing in landscaped areas not useful to study past climate conditions?
The buttons below will take you to the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory's Tree-Ring Lab in Palisades, New York.
These images are 360 °, so you can look around and zoom in and out.
Zoom in to both the main work area and the core room so you can see what's on the tables and walls.
Tree-Ring Laboratory Tree-Ring Laboratory Core Room 1.4 Why is one part of each tree ring light in color and the other part dark in color? Davi consider in choosing a good tree to core at her location in the woods?
1.3 What governs the rate of tree growth at high altitudes? Coring Trees Now let's learn how to obtain tree cores samples from a tree.
People often ask if drilling into the tree to take a sample of its wood harms it.
Where do tree-ring scientists travel to to find suitable trees? What techniques can be used to prepare and analyze tree core samples to reveal the nature of past climate? Finding Climate Sensitive Trees Conducting tree-ring science isn't as simple as it might first appear.You'll have a chance to explore a bristlecone pine site in Part 2 of this lab.