Paleoenvironmental Field Methods and Sustainable Forest Management


By: U.S. Geological Survey, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NOROCK), and TEchnical training in Support of Native American Relations (TESNAR).

Wednesday, June 26 - Introduction, course overview, climate change 101, fundamentals of paleoenvironmental sampling methods

Thursday, June 27 - Field day: dendrochronology sampling methods

Friday, June 28 - Field day: lake sediment sampling methods

Saturday, June 29 - Laboratory day: process tree-ring & lake sediment data generating preliminary fire dates from both proxies

Sunday, June 30 - Data processing (continued)

Monday, July 1 - Data analysis and presentation prep

Tuesday, July 2 - Sustainable forestry management, using the past to inform management, and student presentations

Workshop is free but enrollment is limited so please register early.

Address: Salish Kootenai College, Pablo, MT (get directions)
Contact Name: Greg Pederson
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Jun 26, 2013 (All day) to Jul 2, 2013 (All day)



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