Tree-ring record of droughts and severe winter storms in the Ouachita Mountains since 1745

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  • Authors: Stevenson, Douglas J.; Lynch, Thomas B.; Guldin, James M.
  • Publication Year: 2015
  • Publication Series: Proceedings - Paper (PR-P)
  • Source: In: Holley, A. Gordon; Connor, Kristina F.; Haywood, James D., eds. Proceedings of the 17th biennial southern silvicultural research conference. e-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-203. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station: 301.

Abstract

Severe winter storms cause serious damage to trees, timber, power lines, and transportation systems each year. In the Ouachita Mountains, historical records of these storms extend back only 117 years, and many of them are of low-quality or have missing data.

  • Citation: Stevenson, Douglas J.; Lynch, Thomas B.; Guldin, James M. 2015. Tree-ring record of droughts and severe winter storms in the Ouachita Mountains since 1745. In: Holley, A. Gordon; Connor, Kristina F.; Haywood, James D., eds. Proceedings of the 17th biennial southern silvicultural research conference. e-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-203. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station: 301.
  • Keywords: weather, tree rings, Ouachita Mountains
  • Posted Date: February 9, 2015
  • Modified Date: March 4, 2015
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