Dr. Rosanne D'Arrigo

Lamont Research Professor, Biology and Paleo Environment, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO), Columbia Climate School

Tree Ring Lab
61 Route 9W
PO Box 1000
Palisades, NY 10964


Rosanne D'Arrigo is a Lamont Research Professor at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Her current research is in the Tree-Ring Research Laboratory, where scientists are dedicated to expanding the use and application of tree-ring research around the world to improve understanding of past climate and environmental history. Dr. D'Arrigo has been involved with educational outreach for many years via annual open houses, exhibits, and seminars.


Only select projects listed below
Name Start Date End Date
ACRE SE Asia towards new weather and climate baselines for accessing weather and climate extremes, Impacts and Risks over SE Asia 6/26/13 12/8/15
Collaborative Research: Determining the Vulnerability and Resilience of Boreal Forests and Shrubs across Northwestern North America 9/1/16 8/31/19
Collaborative Research: P2C2 - Reconstructing North Pacific Climate Variability using Multi-Millennial Tree Ring Resources for Glacier Bay, Alaska 9/1/09 8/31/12
Collaborative Research: P2C2 - Reconstructing South American Monsoon Sensitivity to Internal and External focing: Reconciling models and tree-ring proxies in the Central Andes 3/1/18 2/28/21
Collaborative Research: P2C2-Tree-Ring Reconstructions of Western North Pacific Climate Dynamics 5/1/12 5/31/16
Collaborative Research: Reconstructing Hydroclimatic Asian Monsoon Variability for the past Millennium from Tree Rings: Myanmar and Vicinity 5/15/13 4/30/17
Collaborative Research: Reconstructing Spatiotemporal Climatic Patterns for Northeastern Canada 6/15/16 5/31/19
Collaborative Research: Shifting Seasonality of Northern Forest Response to Arctic Environmental Change 6/15/09 5/31/13
Collaborative Research: Spatiotemporal Variability of Northwestern North American Temperatures in Response to Climatic Forcing 5/1/15 4/30/19
OPUS: Synthesis of Three Decades of Research on Tree Growth in Northern Forests in Relation to Global Climate Change 6/1/10 5/31/14
PIRE: Climate Research Education in the Americas using Tree-Ring and Cave Sediment Examples (PIRE-CREATE) 9/1/17 8/31/21
Response of high-latitude forests to a warmer and CO2-enriched atmosphere: tree rings in a process-based model 6/15/15 12/31/20
The Paleoclimate Reconstruction (PR) Challenge: A Community Program to Benchmark Methods Used to Reconstruct the Climate of the Last 1-2,000 Years 7/1/08 6/30/13
Collaborative Research: P2C2 - Hydroclimatic Response of El Nino-Southern Oscillation to Natural and Anthropogenic Radiative Forcing 8/15/19 7/31/21
Collaborative Research: NSFGEO-NERC: P2C2 -- Understanding Trans-Hemispheric Modes of Climate Variability: A Novel Tree-Ring Data Transect Spanning the Himalaya to Southern Ocean 7/15/21 6/30/24
Collaborative Research: Understanding the Impacts of Extreme Events on the Peoples of the Arctic 10/1/21 9/30/24
Collaborative Research: Tracking Divergent Warming and Tree Growth at Arctic Treeline 3/1/22 2/28/25
Collaborative Research: Understanding the Impacts of Extreme Events on the Peoples of the Arctic 3/20/23 9/1/23


Only select publications listed below
Name Published Date
Hydroclimate and ENSO Variability Recorded by Oxygen Isotopes From Tree Rings in the South American Altiplano 2022
Accelerated Recent Warming and Temperature Variability Over the Past Eight Centuries in the Central Asian Altai From Blue Intensity in Tree Rings 2021
Seven centuries of reconstructed Brahmaputra River discharge demonstrate underestimated high discharge and flood hazard frequency 2020
A double bootstrap approach to Superposed Epoch Analysis to evaluate response uncertainty 2019
Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation reconstructed from trans-Pacific tree rings: 1350–2004 CE 2019
Blue intensity from a tropical conifer’s annual rings for climate reconstruction: An ecophysiological perspective 2018
Six Centuries of Upper Indus Basin Streamflow Variability and Its Climatic Drivers 2018
Strip‐Bark Morphology and Radial Growth Trends in Ancient Pinus sibirica Trees From Central Mongolia 2018
Climate Response of Larch and Birch Forests across an Elevational Transect and Hemisphere-Wide Comparisons, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russian Far East 2017
Comparing proxy and model estimates of hydroclimate variability and change over the Common Era 2017
Discrete seasonal hydroclimate reconstructions over northern Vietnam for the past three and a half centuries 2017
European and Mediterranean hydroclimate responses to tropical volcanic forcing over the last millennium 2017
A long-term context (931–2005 C.E.) for rapid warming over Central Asia 2015
Dzuds, droughts, and livestock mortality in Mongolia 2015
The climate of Myanmar: evidence for effects of the Pacific Decadal Oscillation 2014
A Hydroclimatic Regionalization of Central Mongolia as Inferred from Tree Rings 2013
Recent trends in Inner Asian forest dynamics to temperature and precipitation indicate high sensitivity to climate change 2013
Volcanic Cooling Signal in Tree Ring Temperature Records for the Past Millennium 2013
Links between Indo-Pacific climate variability and drought in the Monsoon Asia Drought Atlas 2012
Regional climatic and North Atlantic Oscillation signatures in West Virginia red cedar over the past millennium 2012
Tree-ring investigations into changing climatic responses of yellow-cedar, Glacier Bay, Alaska 2012
Tree rings and volcanic cooling 2012
The anomalous winter of 1783-1784: Was the Laki eruption or an analog of the 2009-2010 winter to blame? 2011
Three centuries of Myanmar monsoon climate variability inferred from teak tree rings 2011
Varying boreal forest response to Arctic environmental change at the Firth River, Alaska 2011
Pacific and Indian Ocean climate signals in a tree-ring record of Java monsoon drought 2008
Tropical climate influences on drought variability over Java, Indonesia 2008
A matter of divergence: Tracking recent warming at hemispheric scales using tree ring data 2007
Temperature and precipitation in Mongolia based on dendroclimatic investigations 2003
1738 years of Mongolian temperature variability inferred from a tree-ring width chronology of Siberian pine 2001
Hydrometeorological Reconstructions for Northeastern Mongolia Derived from Tree Rings: 1651–1995 2000
Recent Increases in Tasmanian Huon Pine Ring Widths from a Subalpine Stand: Natural Climate Variability, CO2 Fertilisation, or Greenhouse Warming? 1996
Dendrochronological Investigations in Thailand 1995