Dendrochronology: Applications in Historic and Prehistoric Archaeology

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

  • Illinois State Museum, Springfield

Event Venue: 

Thorne Deuel Auditorium

Event Audience: 

Adult
Teen

Fee: 

Free and open to the public

Paul Mickey Learning Series presented by Dr. Glen Freimuth

Dendrochronology, commonly known as tree ring dating, has been in use since the 1920’s. The science has broad applications to archaeology, ecology, and climatology. This presentation will discuss the tools used, the collection of cores, the analysis of cores, and one historic application.

Each month, the Paul Mickey Learning Series features a different speaker and topic in the Auditorium at the Illinois State Museum. For additional information, please contact events@illinoisstatemuseum.org or (217) 558-6696.

Dr. Glen Freimuth

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