Tracking the growth of a decapitated tree
The scientific literature too abounds with approaches to understanding the mortality process, quantifying the point of no return and predicting– or reconstructing – the timing of tree death. Some scientists have even come to the conclusion that they must kill trees to study mortality. The storm ‘Bernd’ swept across Europe, causing 13 billion dollars damage in Switzerland – and hitting four trees of TreeNet.
Read the story about what happened to them on the SwissForestLab homepage.