OPUS: Synthesis of Three Decades of Research on Tree Growth in Northern Forests in Relation to Global Climate Change

Lead PI: Dr. Rosanne D'Arrigo , Dr. Nicole K. Davi , , Gordon Jacoby

Unit Affiliation: Biology and Paleo Environment, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

June 2010 - May 2014
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: The project will synthesize data from three decades of tree ring data into a comprehensive and widely accessible monograph as well as the creation of a CD atlas which will also be made accessible.


National Science Foundation (NSF)






D'Arrigo, R., R.Wilson, and K. Anchukaitis:. "Volcanic cooling signals in tree rings for the past millennium.," JGR-Atmospheres, v.118, 2013, p. 9000.

Rosanne D'Arrigo, Nicole Davi, Gordon Jacoby, Rob WIlson and Greg Wiles. "Synthesis of Four Decades of Research on Tree Growth and Climate Change in Northern Forests," American Geophysical Union Monograph still in final stages of publication, v.none, 2014, p. none.

R. D'Arrigo, N. Davi, G. Jacoby and R. Wilson. "Dendroclimatic Studies at the Circumpolar Northern Treeline", 06/01/2010-05/31/2011, , AGU 2011, "will be published by AGU".

R. D'Arrigo, N. Davi, G. Jacoby, R. Wilson and G. Wiles. "Dendroclimatic Studies at the Circumpolar Northern Treeline", 06/01/2011-05/31/2012, , AGU 2012, "will be published by AGU".


biology and paleo environment paleoclimate climate variability data climate tree rings dendrography


Modeling and Adapting to Future Climate Earth fundamentals