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[ITRDBFOR] North American Dendroecological Fieldweek Registration

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  • From: Stockton Maxwell <stockton.maxwell AT>
  • To: ITRDB <itrdbfor AT>
  • Subject: [ITRDBFOR] North American Dendroecological Fieldweek Registration
  • Date: Fri, 10 May 2019 11:36:51 -0400

Hello all,

The 29th Annual North American Dendroecological Fieldweek (NADEF) will be held at the A.L. Mickelson Field Station near Cody, Wyoming. The fieldweek runs from July 20th through July 29th 2019 and registration fees will be $1300 US for students and $1500 US for professionals. Registration for Tree-Ring Society Members ( is $1200 for students and $1400 for professionals.  Your registration fee includes room and board for the entire week. Registration fees are due by May 30, 2019. NSF-funded scholarships available for undergraduate and graduate students. See website (link below) for details.


Introductory Group: Jessie Pearl (University of Arizona) and Laura Smith (University of Tennessee)

Dendroclimatology: Grant Harley (University of Idaho) and Stockton Maxwell (Radford University)

Ecotone Shifts from Climate Change: Margot Kaye (Penn State), Jim Speer (Indiana State University), Maegan Rochner (University of Tennessee)

Quantitative Wood Anatomy: Georg von Arx (Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow, and Landscape Research) and Matt Bekker (Brigham Young University)

Sclerochronology: Bryan Black (University of Arizona)

Stable Isotope Dendrochemistry: Adam Csank (University of Nevada - Reno) and Justin DeRose (US Forest Service)


Saturday, July 20th        Travel Day. Evening introductions/introductory lecture.

Sunday, July 21st       Day tour of the local area; introduction of the projects by the group leaders; split into groups. Evening lecture/exercise on crossdating/skeleton plotting.

Monday, July 22nd      Field day.  Evening lecture: cleaning and sharpening increment borers

Tuesday, July 23rd     Laboratory day. Evening lecture: COFECHA

Wednesday, July 24th     Laboratory day. Evening lecture: ARSTAN

Thursday, July 25th        Day tour of Yellowstone National Park

Friday, July 26th     Laboratory day. Evening lecture: R

Saturday, July 27th       Laboratory day.

Sunday, July 28th      Laboratory day. 1pm presentation of projects (PowerPoint). Closing celebration.

Monday, July 29th        Travel day


Each group will develop and deliver a presentation to all of the fieldweek participants, starting at 1pm on July 28th. Each group will also produce a 5-page written report.


North American Dendroecological Fieldweek:

A.L. Mickelson Field Station:

Registration Site:

Please use the links above to access the online registration form/credit card payment and information flyer (projects, instructors, schedule, etc.) regarding this year’s NADEF. If you have any questions, contact Dr. Margot Kaye. Please feel free to forward this information to any person/groups you feel would be interested in this fieldweek.

We look forward to seeing you in July!

Margot Kaye - mwk12 AT

Jim Speer

Chris Gentry

Grant Harley

Bryan Black

R. Stockton Maxwell, PhD
Assistant Professor of Geospatial Science
Radford University 
P.O. Box 6938
Radford, VA 24142
Ph: 540-831-7604
Office: 132 Cook Hall

  • [ITRDBFOR] North American Dendroecological Fieldweek Registration, Stockton Maxwell, 05/10/2019

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