The World's Oldest Trees: CBS Video Shot in the Ancient Bristlecone Forest
Tree ring research is more than just determining the age of trees. Trees provide information about climate history that goes beyond rainfall or temperature change. The University of Arizona was a pioneer in the study of tree rings in the 1920s, and tree ring research has since become a field of study worldwide.
the oldest trees on earth
TATTOOED AND TWISTED
POLISHED AND BLEACHED
THE ANCIENT BRISTLECONE IS ALSO SCARRED
Will this seedling live for 5,000 years?
All photographs © Alexandra Siy
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