Tree Rings and Roadways: Evaluating Slope Stability in Alaska [S-24-40]

Presenter:Alexander Stewart
Location: SLU: Brown 143-144
Classes: 1 Session 1.5 hours
Dates: Wed 3:00 PM 03/20

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In this lecture you will learn about how trees can be used to evaluate the spatial and chronological history of a landslide site.  Research from many areas around Alaska will highlight this tree-ring science methods.  In addition, we may chat about using trees to date earthquakes and even volcanic eruptions!

Dr. Alexander K. Stewart is a surficial Geologist in the Department of Geology at St. Lawrence University.  He is a retired combat veteran of the U.S. Army.  He and his students work globally using trees to evaluate landscapes amongst other things.

Cap: 40

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