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Conferences and Meetings
TRACE 2010, 22 to 25 April 2010, Freiburg, Institute for Forest Growth, Germany. TRACE is the annual conference of the Association of Tree Ring Research, The TRACE conference especially gives students and young scientists the opportunity to discuss their work! Young scientists are also highly encouraged to present their research concepts, interim or final outputs.

The 8th International Conference on Dendrochronology - WorldDendro 2010 -
13 to 18 June 2010,
at the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland. 


10th International Winter School on Wood Anatomy of Tree Rings, 11 to 17 April 2010, Klosters Dorf, Switzerland.

Field Course in Dendroarchaeology, 17 May to 4 June 2010, Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, University of Arizona, Tucson.

Geos/Anth/WS 497J/597J Dendroarchaeology
Intersession  May 17-June 4, 2010
3 credits ( Non-credit option available)
9am-4pm daily Room: TBA
Dr. Ronald H. Towner
phone: 621-6465;
email: rtowner@ltrr.arizona.edu

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor

The Laboratory of Tree-ring Research at the University of Arizona is pleased to offer its 10th annual presession course devoted entirely to the collection, analysis, and interpretation of archaeological tree-rings. Participants (undergrads, grads, professionals) will learn the most accurate and precise dating method used by archaeologists via lectures, laboratory exercises, and field work. The centerpiece of this intensive 3-week course is a field trip to various archaeological sites in western New Mexico area led by Drs. Ronald H. Towner and Jeffrey S. Dean. The first week in Tucson will provide participants with a basic background in dendroarchaeology. During the third week back in Tucson, participants will prepare, crossdate, and interpret the dendroarchaeological samples collected during the field trip. For additional information, contact Ron Towner at rtowner@ltrr.arizona.edu.

20th Annual North American Dendroecological Fieldweek, 5 to 13 August 2010, White Mountain Research Station, California. This year's fieldweek will be held among the famous ancient bristlecone pine forests. Registration deadline is 1 May 2010. 

Swiss Geochronology Summer School 2010, 5 to 10 September
2010, Klosters, Switzerland.
 Registration is open until 30 April 2010, with a maximum of 20 participants.

Longer courses and instruction in tree-ring methods are available from the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research at the University of Arizona in Tucson.  Please see their web pages for additional information about this program.

For questions or comments, contact Peter M. Brown (pmb [at] rmtrr.org)
Last update: 30 March 2010
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