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Dendro Center talks at the 2012 AAG

posted Nov 19, 2011, 9:50 PM by Scott St. George   [ updated Dec 7, 2011, 1:10 PM ]
The Association of American Geographers has released the preliminary schedule for its upcoming annual meeting in New York City. Six members of our group will be presenting their research in sessions dedicated to forest ecology, fire dynamics, biogeography, and (of course) dendrochronology.

Click the links to view the abstract for each contributed paper.

Saturday February 25
Lane Johnson and Kurt Kipfmueller Tree-ring reconstruction of island/mainland fire events along a historic travel corridor in Minnesota's Boundary Waters Wilderness (10AM)
Max Torbenson and David Brown Dendrochronological analysis of sub-fossil pine from the Mid-Holocene in Northern Ireland (10AM)

Sunday February 26
Megan Buchanan and Justin Hart Canopy disturbance history in old-growth white oak sites of the eastern United States: Examination of long-term trends and broad-scale patterns (12:40PM)

Monday February 27
Christopher Crawford Do high-elevation northern red oak tree-rings share a common climate-driven growth signal? (12:40PM)
Kurt Kipfmueller Does proxy uncertainty affect the relations inferred between the Pacific Decadal Oscillation and wildfire activity in the western United States? (2:40PM)

Tuesday February 28
Erika Wertz, Scott St. George and Joseph Zeleznik Testing whether vessel characteristics in bur oak can serve as proxies for severe Red River floods within the United States (2:00PM)