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Dendrochronological Database
Dendrochronological Database

This online relational database contains tree-ring data as well as their documentation and spatial information. A database browser allows to search for all attribute data and a GIS viewer serves to perform spatial queries on the database. Almost all samples contained in the data collection were taken near the northern timberline or near the altitude timberline.

Available languages: German  English 

Microscopic Wood Anatomy of Central European species
Microscopic Wood Anatomy

This web-based identification key is useful to identify wood species with online high resolution cross- and length sections from trunks and twigs. It is valuable for showing both the variability of wood as well as documenting what many find an unpleasant fact, namely that many tree species share similar wood anatomy.

Available languages: English 

Xylem Database
Xylem Database

The Xylem Database provides an anatomical description and classification of the xylem and phloem of herbs, shrubs and trees. Anatomical pictures of about 600 species are presented.

Available languages: English 

ROXAS
ROXAS

ROXAS is a tool for the quantitative analysis of xylem anatomy in microscopic images

Available languages: German  English 

Bibliography of Dendrochronology
Dendro-Bibliography

The Bibliography of Dendrochronology is a free searchable archive of printed documents relevant to tree-ring research worldwide. It was compiled and is updated yearly by Henri D. Grissino-Mayer. It currently contains over 13,000 references dating back to 1737.

Available languages: English 

Dendrochronological Picture Database
Dendro picture databank

1,400 slides covering most topics relevant to dendrochronology show general and species-specific macroscopic and microscopic reactions to climate, extreme events and decomposition from all over the world. Quality of pictures: Thumbs: 99x133, pictures: 600x800 pixels. The authors provide pictures on demand with a resolution of 1920x2558 pixels. The use of the slides is free provided that the data source is mentioned.

Available languages: English 

Glossary of Dendrochronology
Glossary of Dendrochronology

This online glossary is adapted from the Multilingual Glossary of Dendrochronology (1995). It contains the definition and translation of 351 terms in 7 languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Russian.

Available languages: German  English 

Dendrochronology species database
Species database

This database contains the names in Latin, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and/or local (non-European) languages of over 1,100 tree and shrub species used in the published dendrochronology literature.

Available languages: German  English 

Microtomes
Microtomes

One of the central topics in the further development of an ecologically based wood anatomy is the continuous improvement of preparation techniques. Two microtomes have been developed and are for sale at the wood anatomy lab of the WSL.

Available languages: German  English 

 

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