Contemporary Problems of Ecology

, Volume 8, Issue 4, pp 414–422 | Cite as

Extreme climatic events in the Republic of Tuva according to tree-ring analysis

  • V. V. Barinov
  • V. S. Myglan
  • A. V. Taynik
  • O. C. Oydupa
  • E. A. Vaganov
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Abstract

This paper presents results of the spatial distribution of anomalies (disturbances) in the anatomical structure of the annual and missing rings of Siberian larch at the upper forest line in the Republic of Tuva. The spatial analysis of tree-ring chronologies that was conducted on six sites (Mongun, Kolchan, Tan, Derzik, Kungur, and Taris) has made it possible to identify the extreme events of local (1662, 1699, 1792, 1804, 1814, 1821, 1847, 1867, and 1993), regional (1698, 1754, 1775, 1779, 1785, 1788, 1789, 1797, 1813, 1819, 1843, 1854, 1869, 1870, 1882, 1911, and 1923), and interregional (1783, 1784, 1812, and 1884) importance; the latter are in good agreement with the data on large volcanic eruptions (the Grimsvotn, Lakagigar, Soufriere St. Vincent, and Krakatau volcanoes) and data from historical sources.

Keywords

upper forest line anomalies in the structure of annual rings frost rings climatic extremes the Republic of Tuva 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. V. Barinov
    • 1
  • V. S. Myglan
    • 1
  • A. V. Taynik
    • 1
  • O. C. Oydupa
    • 2
  • E. A. Vaganov
    • 1
  1. 1.Siberian Federal UniversityKrasnoyarskRussia
  2. 2.Tuvan State UniversityKyzyl, TuvaRussia

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