Event Zernez

NATURAMA Lecture: Ancient Trees Tell Climate Stories

Ancient trees tell climate stories,
also in the pine forest of Tamangur // Markus Stoffel, Environmental Scientist, Professor of Climate Impacts and Climate Risks, University of Geneva


02.10.2024 from 20:30 to 21:30 o'clock
Adults CHF 7.–, children CHF 3.–
Easy for return Graubünden
Visitors to the nature park events buy a one-way ticket for the journey, have it confirmed by the organiser, and the ticket is valid for the free return journey. The offer is valid from all boarding points in Graubünden for journeys on the Rhaetian Railway and PostBus. More information on fahrtziel-natur.ch/retour
No reservation necessary. Limited number of seats.
Planta-Wildenberg Castle

Information on past environmental events is stored in the tree rings: The width of these growth rings has been used for many years to reconstruct past climatic conditions from larch, oak or Scots pine. Thanks to new approaches, artificial intelligence and the measurement of several million individual tree cells, a solid climate signal can now also be obtained from the Swiss stone pines – and other previously "spurned" tree species. In his lecture, Markus Stoffel takes us on a journey to gigantic, ancient giant trees and microscopic wooden cells. He shows how cores from trees, such as those from the God da Tamangur, can be used to document the condition of the Silvretta glacier or the climate in the eastern Alpine region since Roman times. | The Schlossstall Auditorium of the Swiss National Park is located right next to the castle. 10 minutes from the train station.


Planta-Wildenberg Castle

7530 Zernez

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