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Tree-Ring Analysis Biological, Methodological and Environmental Aspects

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Published by CABI .
Written in English


  • Forestry & silviculture: practice & techniques,
  • Tree-rings,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Trees,
  • Trees & Forests - General,
  • Technology,
  • Translating & Interpreting,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Forest Ecology,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Science / Botany,
  • Ecology,
  • Environmental Engineering & Technology,
  • Dendrochronology

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsR. Wimmer (Editor), R. E. Vetter (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8279887M
ISBN 100851993125
ISBN 109780851993126

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