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Membership in the Tree-Ring Society
Membership in the Tree-Ring Society includes a subscription to the journal TREE-RING RESEARCH and announcements of future meetings and workshops oriented to tree-ring studies. 
   
Three classes of membership are available: 
  • Individual: US$50
  • Student: US$25
  • Institution: US$60
To become a member, please fill out the member application form and either send in with your payment or pay by credit card through Paypal. 

To mail payment, please send to:
Tree-Ring Society
4624 Foothills Drive
Loveland, CO 80537 USA

   
Payment of membership fee by credit card is open to members in most countries, but does require confirmation of card number through PayPal account.  Please follow the link from the member application form to the credit card payment system for further details.


The Tree-Ring Society was founded in 1935 by A.E. Douglass and several archaeological colleagues at the third Tree-Ring Conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Douglass and the new science of dendrochronology had recently won worldwide acclaim by providing precise dates for construction of many of the great pueblo villages of the southwestern US.  The first issue of the TREE-RING BULLETIN was published the year before, and Douglass was elected as the first President of the new society dedicated to strengthening the fledging discipline of dendrochronology.  During the following years, the Society maintained a very close relationship with the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research at the University of Arizona in Tucson, founded by Douglass in 1937.

Dendrochronology today consists of numerous laboratories and individual scientists that benefit from a professional association that serves as a conduit for the latest news of the discipline and serves to promote tree-ring research to the larger scientific community. The membership of the Society is reflective of the global nature of contemporary tree-ring research.


The Society is governed by an Executive Board elected to serve from 2012 to 2013:

President: Elaine Kennedy-Sutherland
     US Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station
     sutherland.elaine [at] gmail.com

Vice President: Markus Stoffel
     Laboratory for Dendrogeomorphology, University of Berne   
     markus.stoffel [at] geo.unibe.ch

Secretary:Kevin T. Smith
     US Forest Service, Northern Research Station
     ktsmith [at] fs.fed.us

Treasurer: Thomas W. Swetnam
     Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, University of Arizona
     tswetnam [at] ltrr.arizona.edu

Editor of Tree-Ring Research: Steve Leavitt
    
 Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, University of Arizona
     sleavitt [at] ltrr.arizona.edu

Member-at-Large: Patrick Baker
     School of Biological Sciences, Monash University
     patrick.baker [at] monash.edu
 
Member-at-Large: Juan Antonio Ballesteros Cánovas
     Research and Geoscientific Prospective, Geological Survey of Spain
     ja.ballesteros [at] igme.es

Member-at-Large: Lori D. Daniels
     Tree-Ring Laboratory, University of British Columbia
     daniels [at] geog.ubc.ca

For questions or comments, contact Peter M. Brown (pmb [at] rmtrr.org)
Last update: 25 January 2014
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