November 7, 2011
Ancient, Living Trees Reveal Roman Era Drought
Univ. of Arizona, University of Arizona
Univ. of Arizona
A new study at the UA's Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research has revealed a previously unknown multi-decade drought period in the second century A.D. The findings give evidence that extended periods of aridity have occurred at intervals throughout our past.
TAGGED: dendrochronology, Roman Empire, drought, trees