Earth's oldest trees in climate-induced race up the tree line

Bristlecone pine and limber pine trees in the Great Basin region of the western United States are like two very gnarled, old men in a slow-motion race up the mountaintop, and climate change is the starting gun, according to a study from the University of California, Davis. The study shows that the tree line has been steadily moving upslope over the past 50 years in the Great Basin.

Earth's oldest trees in climate-induced race up the tree line

Bristlecone pine and limber pine trees in the Great Basin region are like two very gnarled, old men in a slow-motion race up the mountaintop, and climate change is the starting gun, according ...

Wed 13 Sep 17 from Phys.org

Earth's oldest trees in climate-induced race up the tree line, Wed 13 Sep 17 from Eurekalert

Study reveals that Mann’s Bristlecone pine trees may not be good “treemometers” after all

Dr. Michael Mann used tree ring core samples from Bristlecone pines in the Western United states as one of the most heavily weighted proxies used to make his infamous “hockey stick” ...

Thu 14 Sep 17 from Watts Up With That?

Scientists: Future of Oldest Tree Species on Earth in Peril

The bristlecone pine tree, famous for its wind-beaten, gnarly limbs and having the longest lifespan on Earth, is losing a race to the top of mountains throughout the Western United States, putting ...

Thu 14 Sep 17 from Laboratory Equipment

Scientists: Future of oldest tree species on Earth in peril

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- The bristlecone pine tree, famous for its wind-beaten, gnarly limbs and having the longest lifespan on Earth, is losing a race to the top of mountains throughout ...

Wed 13 Sep 17 from AP

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