research product . Other ORP type . 2020

Seeing the forest for the trees: new approaches and challenges for dendroarchaeology in the 21st century

Domínguez-Delmás, M.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Aug 2020
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
The application of tree-ring research to the study of cultural heritage has seen important conceptual and methodological developments in the 21 st century. Following the breakthrough discovery in the 1980s of the importation of timber from the south-eastern Baltic to the Low Countries for panel paintings, the historical timber trade acquired paramount relevance in European dendrochronology. The improvement of methods and tools to locate the area of origin of the wood has since become a focal line of research. Reference chronologies of different variables (ring width, earlywood, latewood, earlywood vessel size in oak, latewood density in conifers, stable isotope ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Dendrochronology, Computed tomography (CT), DNA barcoding, Timber trade, Dendroprovenancing, Stable isotope ratios, Archaeology, Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous), Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Environmental Chemistry, Biochemistry, Forestry, Plant Science, Genetics
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Rural Digital Europe
Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
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