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The Oxford Companion to Global Change

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Science and technology, Environmental Science, Social sciences, Environment
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578 words
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Because the widths of annual tree rings reveal changes in temperature or moisture in the region where the tree grows, ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
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27 words

The technique of dating timbers by their annual growth rings. Large databases of computerized information have been compiled and some ...

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The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
Length:
113 words
The technique of dating timbers by their annual growth rings. Large databases of computerized information have been compiled and some remarkably accurate results have been achieved, e.g. ... More
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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
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34 words

Means of dating archaeological remains by examination of the annual rings in trees. It is used to calibrate other dating ...

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A Dictionary of Weather (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008

The dating of events or objects by the study of tree rings (commonly known as tree-ring dating). The pattern ...

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The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
177 words

The fundamental principle of dendrochronology is that each year trees grow by the addition of a concentric ring between the ...

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Jeffrey S. Dean

The Oxford Companion To Archaeology (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Archaeology
Length:
1,279 words

Dendrochronology is the scientific study of the chronological and environmental information contained in the annual growth layers of trees. The ...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Archaeology, History
Length:
336 words
[Te] ... A highly accurate dating method that in favourable circumstances provides both absolute and relative dates. The idea of dendrochronology was developed in the early 20th ... More

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