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Dendrochronology

Clip: Season 1 | 2m 1s

Dr. Ron Towner from the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research at the University of Arizona, explains the principles behind dendrochronology and why this dating method is valuable to archaeologists. Ron demonstrates how to accurately count tree-rings, and discusses the importance of patterns and master chronologies.

Aired: 07/02/13

Rating: NR

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