A nondestructive method for dating living, fire-scarred trees in wilderness areas.

P. R. Sheppard, J. P. Lassoie

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The method of coring through the scar to the pith and then cross-dating the prescar growth is adequate for dating single-scarred trees, but not for multiple-scarred trees, as shown for lodgepole pine Pinus contorta. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)35-38
Number of pages4
JournalUnknown Journal
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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