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pointer interval

Alternative forms: =marker interval, n

  • Cross-dated interval (between two adjacent years) in which a significant proportion of the studied chronologies show the same conspicuous upward or downward trend in a group of trees (formerly termed "pointer year"). (Schweingruber et al. 1990)
German: Weiserintervall
French: intervalle caractéristique
Italian: intervallo caratteristico
Spanish: intervalo característico
Portuguese: intervalo característico
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