Tree Rings and Roadways: Evaluating Slope Stability in Alaska [S-24-40]
|SLU: Brown 143-144
|1 Session 1.5 hours
|Wed 3:00 PM 03/20
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.