To provide knowledge and skills upon academic and practical uses of tree growth limiting factors, structural organization, wood anatomical formation, annual tree-ring features of both conifer and broad-leaved tree species and their relation to dendrochronology, environment and climate. To provide skills in applications of dendrochronology for dating tree-rings, reconstructing past climate, building tree growth-climate relationship, establishing geomorphological, glaciological, ecological and hydrological events for the use in research of environment and climate.
Course Number: BDEN102
Units: 3.0