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DAAD internship offer

For Bachelor students enrolled at a German university, we offer a paid internship in summer 2023 through the German Academic Exchange Service – DAAD, to work with tree rings and wood anatomy. Applications are possible until December 15, 2022, through the DAAD RISE worldwide portal. In the DAAD portal our offer is listed under the […]

New group members

We warmly welcome two new group members: Francesco Marotta, new PhD student from October, will study intra-annual growth responses of trees at the treeline to climate using wood anatomy and modeling as part of the GACR treeline project. Eunice Romero, new postdoc from November, will investigate drought resistance in wood anatomical features of seedlings at […]

New paper in Global Change Biology

A new paper led by Jan Tumajer and involving many other colleagues from Prague (Charles University, Czech University of Life Sciences, Czech Academy of Sciences) has been published in Global Change Biology. In this study, linear and nonlinear climate-growth models for spruce and pine stands across Central Europe were compared in order to identify the […]

Video tutorial on Blue Intensity

Ryszard Kacka and colleagues have published a video tutorial on the measurement of blue intensity (BI) – a parameter that represents ring density. BI is increasingly used in dendro-sciences due to its relatively simple measurement technique and its cost-effectiveness. For more information about BI and its measurement, check out the accompanying article published in Dendrochronologia.