Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research

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Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research
Established 1937 (1937)
Field of research
Tree rings
Directors
  • David C Frank
  • Steve Leavitt
Address 1215 E Lowell St.
Location Tucson, Arizona, United States
32°13′45″N 110°57′08″W / 32.2292032°N 110.9523167°W / 32.2292032; -110.9523167Coordinates: 32°13′45″N 110°57′08″W / 32.2292032°N 110.9523167°W / 32.2292032; -110.9523167
Zip code
85721-0045
Affiliations University of Arizona
Website ltrr.arizona.edu

The Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research (LTRR) was established in 1937 by A.E. Douglass, founder of the modern science of dendrochronology. The LTRR is a research unit in the College of Science at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Since its founding, visiting scholars and faculty at the lab have done notable work in the areas of climate change, fire history, ecology, archeology and hydrology.

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