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Accessing the Memories of Trees: Dendrochronology

Sunday, October 20, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Neil Pederson, a forest researcher at Harvard University, will discuss how tree rings have provide centuries worth of precise, annual and seasonal details of climate, ecology, and competition. Pederson is a senior ecologist at the Harvard Forest, an ecological research area of 3,000 acres owned and managed by Harvard University and located in Petersham, Massachusetts. The property, in operation since 1907, includes one of North America’s oldest managed forests, educational and research facilities, a museum, and recreation trails. studying climate-forest dynamics and disturbance ecology. Pederson’s work focuses on the ecology of temperate, mesic forests in the eastern U.S., Spain, east Asia, and the Colchic Temperate Rainforest in Turkey and the Republic of Georgia.

Co-sponsored by the library and Marquand Park.

Details

Date:
Sunday, October 20
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Community Room – First Floor
65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States
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Phone:
609-924-9529

Other

In-House Program Category
Lecture
Staff Contact
Kim Dorman
Setup Required
Yes
Sponsors
Marquand Park
Series
None
Platforms for Promotion
Connections
Promotional Materials
Handbill (5.5 x 8.5)
Max Number of Attendees
155
Notes
Marquand Park *IS* A sponsor of this event. They are paying real money for the speaker to come to us on Sunday.
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