Mark Elson

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The eruption of Parícutin (1943–1952), a cinder cone volcano in Michoacá n, Mexico, caused dendrochronological and dendrochemical responses that might be useful as general dating tools for eruptions. For the eruption period, pines near Parícutin have slightly suppressed ring widths plus high inter-annual variability of width. Wood anatomy changes include(More)
Sheppard et al.: Dendrochronological response to a tornado 2 ABSTRACT This paper documents tree-ring responses to a historic tornado and re-evaluates prehistoric tree-ring changes seen in archaeological wood of Wupatki Ruin used to date the 11 th century eruption of Sunset Crater. The historic tornado occurred at Sunset Crater, northern Arizona, on 24(More)
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