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Earth Institute Research Projects

Towards near-global reconstruction and understanding of hydroclimate variability and change over the past several centuries

Lead PI: Dr. Edward R. Cook

Unit Affiliation: Biology and Paleo Environment, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

August 2010 - July 2014
Inactive
Global
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: The project will use exactly dated tree ring records to reconstruct historical droughts in the Middle East, North Africa, and Europe. This will produce an "Old World Atlas" which can be combined with the North American Drought Atlas and the Monsoon Asia Drought Atlas.

OUTCOMES: One conference proceeding published.