Cornell Tree Ring Laboratory

Program or topic

Cornell Tree Ring Laboratory (the Malcolm and Carolyn Wiener Laboratory for Aegean and Near Eastern Dendrochronology)

Department(s) or unit(s)

Classics, Archaeology

Contact information

Sturt Manning, director
B-48 Goldwin Smith Hall

Brief Description

We research climate change in the context of developing long tree-ring records. Analyses of these records can be used to explore changes in climate over shorter to long-term timescales.

We mainly work in the Mediterranean, Near Eastern and southern European region, but also research in northeast North America. Our total time horizon is the last 15,000 years, with a concentration on the last several millennia.

A dendrochronology course is taught each year, open to undergraduate or graduate students.

For more information

Cornell Tree Ring Laboratory website

Category: Dendrochronology

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