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Edmund Schulman Professor of Dendrochronology   A pioneer of modern tree-ring dating, Dr. Schulman conducted research on bristlecone pines here in the White Mountains for many years, eventually ...

Edmund Schulman
Professor of Dendrochronology
 
A pioneer of modern tree-ring dating, Dr. Schulman conducted research on bristlecone pines here in the White Mountains for many years, eventually discovering the oldest living tree in the world.
 
Addenda: The plaque is at the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest Visitor Center, in the White Mountains east of Bishop, California. If you find yourself in that part of the world, you need to go see the trees for yourself. Here's a very good writeup on the trees: Read My Rings: The Oldest Living Tree Tells All. And more, a January 2020 piece in The New Yorker: The Past and the Future of the Earth's Oldest Trees.
 
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