Talking trees

For the Mark Twain National Forest Project, MU researchers at the Center for Tree-Ring Science are using dendrochronology — the method of dating the annual growth rings in trees to inform a variety of disciplines and problems — to better understand the earth’s climate and wildfire history. Such research is crucial to understanding the long-term health of Missouri’s natural resources.

Published on Show Me Mizzou Aug. 15, 2023
Video by Mizzou Visual Productions

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