5 Days Dendroclimatological Training Concluded
Each tree has a unique tale to tell. Dendrochronology is a science that enables high-resolution reconstruction and analysis of a wide variety of ecological, climatic, geological, and cultural phenomena.
Tribhuvan University, Institute of Forestry, Pokhara Campus and University of Hamburg, World Forestry, Germany jointly organized 5 days dendroclimatological training from 14th to 19th of July. The training conducted under the leadership Prof. Dr. Michael Köhl and his team members; Dr. Prem Neupane, Dr. Archana Gauli, Ms. Anna Klemmer and Mr. Leam Martes from the University of Hamburg has benefitted 25 M.Sc. forestry students and few faculty who enthusiastically participated the course.
The training has imparted skills on various aspect of dendro-science particularly on dendroclimatic science; field data collection, sanding of the dry cores, handling the LINTAB and counting the rings, cross dating and chronology development, climatic data management and analysis.
The campus immensely appreciates the contribution to the campus for helping to set up LINTAB and providing the training to the students and faculty. Similarly, Dr. Bishnu Prasad Devkota, Asst. Campus Chief and Dr. Lila Puri, Department Head of Watershed Management and Environmental Science deserve huge appreciation for all the preparatory planning for the program and the campus is grateful to Mr. Deepak Gautam, faculty member for his great coordination to execute the training.