Thursday, March 18, 2010

IN THE NEWS: Giant Sequoias Yield Longest Fire History from Tree Rings

Story by Mari N. Jensen, UA College of Science March 17, 2010

California's western Sierra Nevada had more frequent fires between 800 and 1300 than at any time in the past 3,000 years, according to a new study led by Thomas W. Swetnam, director of UA's Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research.
Read the complete news release HERE