Archeological dendrochronology in the southwestern united states

@article{Towner2002ArcheologicalDI,
  title={Archeological dendrochronology in the southwestern united states},
  author={Ronald H. Towner},
  journal={Evolutionary Anthropology: Issues},
  year={2002},
  volume={11}
}
  • R. Towner
  • Published 2002
  • Biology
  • Evolutionary Anthropology: Issues
Dendrochronology, the science of tree‐ring dating, is the most accurate and precise nondocumentary dating method available to researchers studying the recent past. Tree‐ring dates are accurate and precise to the year and sometimes the season, and have no associated statistical uncertainty or standard error. Other prominent archeological dating techniques that use natural materials (for example, radiocarbon and archeomagnetism) have been calibrated using dendrochronological samples. 1 It is this… Expand
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