The Tree-Ring Society is a non-profit international scientific association dedicated to global tree-ring research and education.
Goals of the Society are:
The Tree-Ring Society offers multiple membership levels. This includes 50% discount on membership fees to students, retirees, and colleagues in lower-income countries. We use the World Bank income classifications (current as of July 2016) define countries with lower income category (any below "high"). Membership includes a subscription to Tree-Ring Research, conference information, and conference discounts. Members vote on the locations of the Ameridendro and WorldDendro conferences.
Our journal Tree-Ring Research is in digital-only format. Members have full password access to all articles. Tree-Ring Research has an impact factor (2015) of 2.565; the 5-year impact factor is 2.220. Please visit the journal pages and consider submitting your tree-ring related papers. We offer authors an open-access option, with a reduced cost for members.
High resolution versions of past issues of Tree-Ring Bulletin and Tree-Ring Research from Volume 1 (1934-35) to Volume 62 (2006) are available from the University of Arizona. (We are working on getting later volumes online.)
The Tree-Ring Society is on Facebook and Twitter. And be sure to join The Tree-Ring Times, a Facebook forum dedicated to disseminating and discussing information, news items, and recent activities and advances in the tree-ring sciences.
The Tree-Ring Society offers a Traveling Dendro Kit for workshops and fieldweeks that provides the basic equipment for sampling and crossdating. This kit includes five increment borers, microscope (ten optical plus a digital scope), battery-operated lights, sanding equipment, straws, and more, in a hard-sided suitcase that weighs less than 22 kg (50 lbs) to meet most airline check-in baggage requirements. Please contact Peter Brown (pmb at rmtrr dot org) for more details about borrowing the kit for your workshop or fieldweek.
The Tree-Ring Society is now a recognized 501(c)(3) USA nonprofit!
Conferences and Workshops
16th International Course on Wood Anatomy of Tree Rings: "Wood Anatomy & Tree-Ring Ecology", Klosters Dorf, Switzerland, 27 November to 3 December 2016. Organized by: Holger Gärtner, Alan Crivellaro and Fritz H. Schweingruber.
Abstracts due 27 October 2016 for the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, 5-9 April 2017. Sessions may include:
If you have interest in presenting in an organized session, contact any of the organizers with a working title and sub discipline. Abstracts should be submitted online to the AAG. Once you have registered, please email the AAG PIN number to Christopher Gentry (firstname.lastname@example.org). Organizers: Christopher Gentry (email@example.com), Henri Grissino-Mayer (firstname.lastname@example.org), Grant Harley (email@example.com), Stockton Maxwell (firstname.lastname@example.org), and Jim Speer (email@example.com)The 2018 WorldDendro meeting will be held in Thimphu, Bhutan! Please check back as more information becomes available, and we look forward to seeing our tree-ring colleagues from around the world in Thimphu the summer of 2018!