Precipitation History of the Swedish High Coast

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Precipitation of the Swedish High Coast

We used the growth rings of living and dead Pinus sylvestris to develop earlywood, latewood, and total ring-width chronologies that were used to estimate summer precipitation for the Swedish High Coast over the past four hundred years.

Funding sources: J. William Fulbright Fellowship, UW-Platteville Scholarly Activity Improvement Fund

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Presentations (* indicates undergraduate student)
  • Yingyue Yang, Julia Hjalmarsson, Evan R. Larson, and Bengt Gunnar Jonsson. 2014. Forest fires under human or climate control? – A case study from central Sweden. Forest Landscape Mosaics: Disturbance, Restoration and Management at Times of Global Change, August 11–14, Tartu, Estonia.
  • Steven LaBarge*, Evan R. Larson, and Bengt-Gunnar Jonsson. 2014. Developing moisture-sensitive tree-ring chronologies from shingle field Scots pine communities in the Swedish High Coast. University of Wisconsin-Platteville Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors Symposium, April 23, Platteville, Wisconsin.
  • Steven LaBarge*, Evan R. Larson, and Bengt-Gunnar Jonsson. 2014. Developing moisture-sensitive tree-ring chronologies from shingle field Scots pine communities in the Swedish High Coast. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, April 8–12, Tampa, Florida.

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