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tree ring

n
(Botany) another name for annual ring

an′nual ring′


n.
a yearly formation of new wood in woody plants, observable as a ring on the cross section of a tree trunk.
Also called tree ring.
[1875–80]

tree ring

- Any of the concentric rings of the cross-section of a tree trunk, representing a year's growth, or the layer of wood produced by a year's growth in a woody plant; also called annual ring.
See also related terms for tree trunk.
Translations
letokruh
capa anual
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NASA's researchers looked at tree ring samples from areas including northern Africa, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria and Turkey.
Scientists found droughts in the tree ring record between the years 1100 and 2012 which corresponded to those described in historical documents.
Dependence of tree ring stable isotope abundances and ring width on climate in Finnish oak.
These very slow-growing trees in remote landscapes have traditionally provided reliable annual tree ring growth records.
Each tree ring was exactly dated by using standard dendrochronologic methods described by Douglass (17), and earlywood and latewood growth increments were measured by using a stage micrometer.
Our goals within this study were to describe local demographics, fire occurrence, and tree ring response of this particular oak species, to assess potential factors related to observed decline.
Jonathan Palmer from Gondwana Tree Ring Laboratory, New Zealand while from Pakistan Prof.
The highest association of tree ring indices and precipitation was Oct-Apr, thus precipitation from these months was used for the final reconstruction.
See Rocky Mountain Tree Ring Research reference for detailed information on use and care of increment borers.
The society's Joy Parry, who is retired and lives in Cardiff, said: "He's an authority on tree ring dating and he's done a lot of diving in various places so we're all looking forward to hearing his lecture.
It has evolved from a tree ring dating project which established probable building dates for more than 90 properties in the region.
Tree ring width is one of the most important variables for studying tree growth and climate influence (Tian et al.