Latest Bristlecone pine Stories

2012-03-30 12:53:09

The National Science Foundation has funded a study to determine past climates by studying tree rings. Environmental students from Arizona studied bristlecone pine trees to determine aspects about the Earth´s climates during the Paleo age. The study of tree growth rings to understand Earth´s past climate is called dendrochronology. As each year passes, trees add growth rings around their trunks. These dendrochronologists study these rings to gain all sorts of information not only...

Image 1 - Evidence Of Previously Unknown 2nd Century Drought Discovered
2011-11-05 04:48:17

Researchers with the University of Arizona (UA's) have discovered evidence of a formerly unknown, decades-long drought that occurred in the southwestern United States in the second century, the school announced in a November 3 press release. The study, which was the work of geoscientists Cody Routson, Connie Woodhouse and Jonathan Overpeck of the university's Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, involved a study of the southern San Juan Mountains in Colorado. The region is said to be a...

2010-06-29 18:04:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Bristlecone, a trusted SAP services partner and one of the industry's most experienced supply-chain business advisors and solution providers, today announced that Newell Rubbermaid, a global marketer of consumer and commercial products, utilized its services to implement the SAP® BusinessObjects(TM) Spend Performance Management application. The deployment, which addresses Newell Rubbermaid's global spend spread across its...

2009-11-17 05:55:00

Ancient high-altitude trees grow faster as temperatures rise Increasing temperatures at high altitudes are fueling the post-1950 growth spurt seen in bristlecone pines, the world's oldest trees, according to new research. Pines close to treeline have wider annual growth rings for the period from 1951 to 2000 than for the previous 3,700 years, reports a University of Arizona-led research team. Regional temperatures have increased, particularly at high elevations, during the same 50-year...

2009-02-27 07:00:00

Texas-founded specialist in content-management systems joins forces with 15-year-old marketing & PR firm to expand service offerings for both companies. DENVER, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Bristlecone Web, a Web site design company with Texas origins, and Vanguard Communications, a Denver Web design and integrated marketing communications firm founded in 1994, announced a partnership today that will combine Bristlecone's advanced Web development skills with Vanguard's specialties in digital...

2008-04-11 14:30:00

A cluster of spruces found in the mountains of western Sweden may be the world's oldest living trees.An estimated 8,000 years old, the Norway spruces were discovered high on a mountain side, which scientists believe protected them from dangers such as logging.According to Umea University Professor Leif Kullman, carbon dating of the trees conducted in a Miami, Florida laboratory showed the oldest of the spruce's first set root about 8,000 years ago, making them the world's oldest known living...

2005-12-12 18:51:00

WASHINGTON -- The National Cathedral will celebrate the holidays this year with an unusual Christmas tree: a pine seedling whose parent is said to be the oldest known tree on earth. The seedling is a gift from the Champion Tree Project International. It breeds and clones the world's oldest and largest trees in hopes of compiling a living archive of the genes that give them their longevity. "It's older than the great pyramids, older than Stonehenge," project President David Milarch said of the...

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