Carolina Tree-Ring Science Laboratory

Be Just and Good – Thomas Jefferson 1812


2018-19 Tree-Ring Lab Members from top left to bottom left (clockwise): Jeffy Summers, Dr. Paul Knapp, Tyler Mitchell, James Blount.

Welcome to the Carolina Tree-Ring Science Laboratory, part of the Department of Geography at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The lab, completed fall semester 2006 and approximately 800 square feet, operates under the direction of Dr. Paul Knapp. Lab facilities include three use-specific rooms dedicated to wood-sample preparation, crossdating, and measurement.  Graduate students have their workspaces in the lab, including individual PCs and printing and scanning capability. The lab is equipped to conduct virtually all types of dendroecology and dendroclimatology projects.