Climatic reconstruction from tree rings | The Meteorological Society of New Zealand

Climatic reconstruction from tree rings

Year: 
1988
Volume: 
8
Issue: 
1
Author(s): 
A. Fowler
Abstract: 

This paper is an introduction to dendroclimatology (climatic reconstruction from tree rings). The particular merits of dendroclimatology in palaeoclimatic reconstruction are outlined, and the basic aims, principles and methodology very briefly reviewed. Details are given of the scope of tree ring work and the success achieved to date using the method. Tree ring work undertaken in New Zealand is summarized and anticipated future developments outlined.

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