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Tree-ring measurements of Abies alba (Silver fir) from sample BVS_A-A011

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DOI: 10.1594/pangaea.590222
  • Age
  • Approximate Age Of Pith
  • Bvs_A
  • Density
  • Maximum
  • Density
  • Minimum
  • Earlywood Density
  • Earlywood Width
  • Latewood Density
  • Latewood Width
  • Nhd/Wsl
  • Northern Hemispheric Dendroclimatological Network
  • Ring Width
  • Tree Ring Sampling
  • Villingen-Schwennigen
  • Germany
  • Wdd
  • Law


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