Torneträsk tree-ring width (TRW) and density (MXD) AD 500-2004

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Håkan Grudd - Stockholm University, Department of Physical Geography

Research principal

Stockholm University - Department of Physical Geography rorId


Tree-ring width (TRW) and maximum density (MXD) from Tornetrask in northern Sweden, covering the period AD 500 - 2004. Non-climatological growth trends in the data are removed using Regional Curve Standardization (RCS). A climate reconstruction based on MXD captures 63-64% of the inter-annual summer temperature variation.

MXDrcs = Maximum ring density, with regional curve standardization
MXDlow = Low frequency (c. 100 yrs) variation,with 95% confidence interval
TRWrcs = Tree-ring width, with regional curve standardization
TRWlow = Low frequency (c. 100 yrs) variation,with 95% confidence interval

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Method and outcome

Time period(s) investigated

500 – 2004

Data format / data structure

Data collection
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 0500-01-01 – 2004-12-31
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic description: Tornetrask

Administrative information

Responsible department/unit

Department of Physical Geography

Topic and keywords

Research area

Climate research (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Physical geography (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Climatology / meteorology / atmosphere (INSPIRE topic categories)


Grudd, H. 2008. Torneträsk tree-ring width and density AD 500-2004: A test of climatic sensitivity and a new 1500-year reconstruction of north Fennoscandian summers. Climate Dynamics, Vol. 31, pp. 843-857. DOI:10.1007/s00382-007-0358-2

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Version 1.0. 2019-05-06

Version 1.0: 2019-05-06


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Published: 2019-05-06
Last updated: 2019-05-07