Developments in Paleoenvironmental Research

A book series by Springer

Volume 11

Dendroclimatology: Progress & Prospects
 
Malcolm K. Hughes, Henry F. Diaz and Thomas W. Swetnam (editors)

1st Edition., 2011, X, 340 p., Hardcover, ISBN: 978-1-4020-4010-8
 
$129.00

Outline/Contents
 
PART I: INTRODUCTORY SECTION

1. High-resolution paleoclimatology

Raymond S. Bradley 

2. Dendroclimatology in high-resolution paleoclimatology

Malcolm K. Hughes

 PART II: SCIENTIFIC BASES OF DENDROCLIMATOLOGY

3. How well understood are the processes that create dendroclimatic records? A mechanistic model of the climatic control on conifer tree-ring growth dynamics

Eugene A.Vaganov, Kevin J. Anchukaitis and Michael N. Evans

 4. Uncertainty, emergence, and statistics in dendrochronology

Edward R. Cook and Neil Pederson

 5. A closer look at regional curve standardization of tree-ring records: justification of the need, a warning of some pitfalls, and suggested improvements in its application

Keith R. Briffa and Thomas Melvin 

6. Stable isotopes in dendroclimatology: moving beyond ‘potential’

Mary Gagen, Daniel McCarroll, Neil J. Loader and Iain Robertson.

 PART III: RECONSTRUCTION OF CLIMATE PATTERNS AND VALUES RELATIVE TO TODAY’S CLIMATE

7. Dendroclimatology from regional to continental scales: Understanding regional processes to reconstruct large-scale climatic variations across the Western Americas

Ricardo Villalba,  Brian H. Luckman, Jose Boninsegna, Rosanne D. D'Arrigo, Antonio Lara, Jose Villanueva-Diaz, Mariano Masiokas, Jaime Argollo, Claudia Soliz, Carlos LeQuesne, David W. Stahle, Fidel Roig, Juan Carlos Aravena, Malcolm K. Hughes, Gregory Wiles, Gordon Jacoby, Peter Hartsough, Robert J.S. Wilson, Emily Watson, Edward R. Cook, Julian Cerano-Paredes, Matthew Therrell, Malcolm Cleaveland, Mariano S. Morales, Nicholas E. Graham, Jorge Moya, Jeanette Pacajes, Guillermina Massacchesi, Franco Biondi, Rocio Urrutia, and Guillermo Martinez Pastur

 PART IV: APPLICATIONS OF DENDROCLIMATOLOGY

8. Application of streamflow reconstruction to water resources management

David M. Meko and Connie A.Woodhouse

 9. Climatic inferences from dendroecological reconstructions

Thomas W. Swetnam and Peter M. Brown

 10. North American tree-rings, climatic extremes, and social disasters

David W. Stahle and Jeffrey S. Dean

 PART V: OVERVIEW

11. Tree rings and climate: Sharpening the focus

 

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