Publications

Research conducted by faculty, staff, and students of the Tree Ring Lab has been associated with several publications.  Several recent examples are listed below.


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Papers

(Italics indicate College of Wooster undergraduates)

2017

  • Anchukaitis, K.J., R. Wilson, K. Briffa, U. Büntgen, E.R. Cook, R.D. D’Arrigo, N. Davi, J. Esper, D. Frank, B. Gunnarson, G. Hegerl, S. Helama, S. Klesse, P.J. Krusic, H. Linderholm, V. Myglan, T. J. Osborn, Z. Peng, M. Rydval, L. Schneider, A. Schurer, G. Wiles and E. Zorita, 2017, Last millennium Northern Hemisphere summer temperatures from tree rings: Part II: spatially resolved reconstructions, Quaternary Science Reviews 134: 1-18, JQSR-D-16-00439R1. (Read abstract)
  • Carlson, A.E., Kilmer, Z., Ziegler, L.B., Stoner, J.S., Wiles, G.C., Starr, K., Walczaks, M.H., Colgan, W., Reyes, A.V., Leydet, D.J.s., Hatfield, R.G., 2017, Recent retreat of Columbia Glacier, Alaska: Millenial Context: Geology, The Geological Society of America, n.p. (Read abstract)
  • Wilson, R., D’Arrigo, R., Andreu-Hayles, L., Oelkers, R., Wiles, G., Anchukaitis, K., and Davi, N., 2017, Blue Intensity based experiments for reconstructing North Pacific temperatures along the Gulf of Alaska: Clim. Past Discuss. doi:10.5194/cp-2017-26. (Read abstract)

2016

  • Horton, J., Wiles, G. Lawson, D., Appleton, S., Wilch, J., and Wiesenberg, N., 2016, Tree Ring Dated  Glacial History for the First Millennium CE, Casement Glacier and Adams Inlet, Glacier Bay, Alaska, USA: Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research, DOI: http//dx.doi.org/10.1657/AAAR0015- 038. (Read abstract)
  • Solomina, O.N., Bradley, R.S., Jomelli, V., Geirsdottir, A., Kaufman, D.S., Koch, J., McKay, N.P., Masiokas, M., Miller, G., Nesje, A., Nicolussi, K., Owen, L.A., Wanner, H., Nesje, A., Wiles, G.C., 2016, Glacier fluctuations during the past 2000 years: Quaternary Science Reviews JQSR-   D-15-00298R2. (Read abstract)
  • Wilson, R., Anchukaitis, K., Briffa, K., Büntgen, U., Cook, E., D’ Arrigo, R., Davi, N., Esper, J., Frank, D., Gunnarson, B., Hegerl, G., Helama, S., Klesse, S., Krusic, P., Linderholm, H., Myglan, V.,        Osborn, T., Rydval, M., Schneider, L., Schurer, A., Wiles, G., Zhang, P. and Zorita, E., 2016, Last millennium Northern Hemisphere summer temperatures from tree rings: Part I: the long-term      context: Quaternary Science Reviews (2016), pp. 1-18 DOI information: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.12.005 (Read abstract)

2015

  • Solomina, O.N., Bradley, R.S., Hodgson, D.A., Ivy-Ochs, S., Jomelli, V., Mackintosh, A.N., Nesje, A., Owen, L.A., Wanner, H., Wiles, G.C., Young, N.E ., 2015, Holocene glacier fluctuations: Quaternary Science Reviews, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.11.018. (Read abstract)

2014

  • D’Arrigo, R., Davi, N., Jacoby, G., Wilson, R., and Wiles, G., 2014, Dendroclimatic Studies: Tree Growth and Climate Change in Northern Forests. AGU Monograph (Book), Wiley, ISBN: 978-1-118-84872-2. (Read description)
  • D’Arrigo, R., Wilson, R., Wiles, G., Anchukaitis, K., Solomina, O. Davi, N., Deser, C., Dolgova, E., 2014, Tree ring reconstructed temperature index for coastal northern Japan: implications for   western North Pacific variability, International Journal of Climatology, doi.org/10.1002/joc.4230. (Read abstract)
  • Wiles, G.C., D’Arrigo, R.D., Barclay, D., Wilson, Jarvis, S. K., Vargo, L., Frank, D., 2014, Surface air temperature variability for the Gulf of Alaska over the past 1200 years: The Holocene, DOI:            10.1177/0959683613516815. (Read abstract)
  • Wiles, G.C., Solomina, O., D’Arrigo, R.D., Anchukaitis , K., Gensiarovsky, Y. and Wiesenberg, N., 2014, Reconstructed Summer Temperatures over the Last 400 Years Based on Larch Ring Widths: Sakhalin Island, Russian Far East: Climate Dynamics, DOI:10.1007/s00382-014-2209-2. (Read abstract)

2013

  • Jarvis, S. K., Wiles, G.C., Appleton, S.N., D’Arrigo, R.D. and Lawson, D.E., 2013, A warming-induced biome shift detected in tree growth of Mountain Hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana (Bong.) Carrière) along the Gulf of Alaska: Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research, v. 45, DOI 10.1657/1938-4246-45.2. (Read abstract)
  • Malcomb, N.L. and Wiles, G.C., 2013, Tree-ring based reconstructions of North American glacier mass balance through the Little Ice Age: Quaternary Research, v. 79, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yqres.2012.11.005 (Read abstract)
  • Rakovan, M , Rech, J., Nekola, J., Pigati, J., and Wiles, G., 2013, An evaluation of Mesodon and other larger terrestrial gastropod shells for dating late Holocene and historic alluvium in the Midwestern, USA: Geomorphology, p. 47-56.

2012

  • Wiles, G.C., Mennett, C., Jarvis, S.K., Lawson, D., Wiesenberg, N., and D’Arrigo, R., 2012, Decline in Alaskan Yellow-Cedar: tree-ring investigations into climatic responses and possible causes:   Glacier Bay, Alaska: Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 42: 1–6 (2012) doi:10.1139/X2012-028. (View abstract)(View associated data)

2011

  • Capps, D.L., Wiles, G.C. Clague, J.J. and Luckman, B.H., 2011, Tree-ring dating of the 19th century advance of Brady Glacier and formation and filling of two marginal lakes, Alaska, The Holocene,     DOI: 10.1177/0959683610391315. (Read abstract)
  • Glover, K., Lowell, T.V., Wiles, G.C., Pair, D. and Hajdas, I., 2011, Deglaciation, basin formation, and post-glacial climate change patterns extracted from a regional network in Ohio and eastern Indiana: Quaternary Research, doi:10.1016/j.yqres.2011.06.004. (Read abstract)
  • Wiles, G.C., Lawson, D.L., Lyon, E., Wiesenberg, N., 2011, Tree-ring dates on two pre-Little Ice Age advances in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve: Quaternary Research,             doi:10.1016/j.yqres.2011.05.005. (Read abstract)

2010

  • Santos, J. A., Cunha, L. J., Cordova, C. E., Wiles, G. C., 2010, Holocene Glacial History of College Fjord, South-Central Alaska: Polar Geography, DOI: 10.1080/1088937X.2010.543551 (Read abstract)
  • Wiles, G. C., Barclay, D. J. and Young, N, E., 2010, Lichenometric Dating of Moraines in Alaska: A Review and Comparison with Independent Glacial Records, Geografiska Annalar, v. 92A, p.101-    110. (Read paper)

Before 2010

  • Barclay, D.J., Wiles, G.C., and Calkin, P.E., 2009, Holocene glacier fluctuations in Alaska: Quaternary Sciences Review, v. 71, 22-26, doi:10.1016/j.yqres.2008.09.005 (Read abstract)
  • Barclay, D.J., Wiles, G.C., and Calkin, P.E., 2009, Tree-ring cross-dates for a first millennium AD advance of Tebenkof Glacier, southern, Alaska: Quaternary Research, 71: 22-26, doi:10.1016/j.yqres.2008.09.005. (Read abstract)
  • Wiles, G.C., Krawiec, A.C., and D’Arrigo, R.D., 2009, A 265-Year Reconstruction of Lake Erie Water Levels Based on North Pacific Tree Rings: Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 2008gl037164. (Read abstract)
  • Solomina, O., Haeberli, W., Kull, C. and Wiles, G., 2008, Historical and Holocene Glacier-climate variations: general concepts and overview: Global and Planetary Change, 57, doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2007.02.001. (Read abstract)
  • Wiles, G.C., Barclay, D.J., Calkin, P.E., and Lowell, T.V., 2008, Century to Millennial-Scale Temperature Variations for the Last Two Thousand Years Inferred from Glacial Geologic Records of Southern Alaska: Global and Planetary Change, 57, doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2006.07.036 (Read abstract)
  • Lutz, B., Wiles, G.C., Lowell, T.V., and Michaels, J., 2007, The 8200 abrupt climate change in Brown’s Lake, Northeast Ohio: Quaternary Research. 67, 292-296, doi:10.1016/j.yqres.2006.08.007 (Read abstract)(Read paper)
  • Moore, T., Malcomb, N. and Wiles, G.C., 2007, Climate response of Dahurian Larch in Secrest Arboretum, Wooster, Ohio, USA: Tree Ring Research, v 63(2), p. 111-115. (Read abstract)
  • Wilson, R., Wiles, G., D’Arrigo, R. and Zweck, C.. 2007, Cycles and shifts: 1300-years of multidecadal temperature variability in the Gulf of Alaska: Climate Dynamics, 28: 425-440, DOI 10.1007/s00382-006-0194-9. (Read abstract)
  • Barclay, D.J., Gloss Barclay, J.L., Calkin, P.E., and Wiles, G.C., 2006, A revised and extended Holocene history of Icy Bay, southern Alaska: Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research, v. 38, p. 153-162. (Read abstract)
  • Reyes, A.V., Wiles, G.C. Smith, D.J., Barclay, D.J., Allen, S., Jackson, S., Larocque, S., Laxton, S., Lewis, D. Calkin, P.E. and Clague, J.J., 2006, Expansion of alpine glaciers in Pacific North America in the first millennium AD: Geology, v. 34, p. 57-60, doi:10.1130/G21902.1. (Read abstract)
  • Solomina, O., Wiles, G.C., Shiraiwa, T., and D’Arrigo, R., 2006, Multiproxy records of climate variability for Kamchatka for the past 400 years: Climate of the Past, 2, 1051-1073, SRef-ID: 1814-9359/cpd/2006-2-105. (Read abstract)
  • D’Arrigo, R.D., Wilson, R.J., Deser, C., Wiles, G., Cook, E.R., Villalba, R., Tudhope, A., Cole, J., and Linsley, B., 2005, Tropical-North Pacific climate linkages over the past four centuries: Journal of Climate, v. 18, pp. 5253-5265, doi:10.1175/JCLI3602.1. (Read abstract)
  • Driscoll, W., Wiles, G.C., D’Arrigo, R.D., and Wilmking, M., 2005, Divergent tree growth response to recent climatic warming, Lake Clark National Park and Preserve, Alaska: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 32, L20703, doi:10.1029/2005GL024258 (Read abstract)
  • Wiles, G.C., D’Arrigo, R.D., Villalba, R., Calkin, P.E., and Barclay, D.J., 2004, Century-scale solar variability and Alaskan temperature change over the past millennium: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 31, L15203, doi:10.1029/200GL020050 (Read abstract)
  • Barclay, D.J., Wiles, G.C., and Calkin, P.E., 2003, An 850-year record of climate and fluctuations of the tidewater-calving Nellie Juan Glacier, South central Alaska: Annals of Glaciology, v. 36, p. 51-56. (Read abstract)
  • Davi, N.K., Jacoby, G.C., and Wiles, G.C., 2003, Boreal temperature variability inferred from maximum latewood density and tree-ring width data, Wrangell Mountain Region, Alaska: Quaternary Research, v. 50, p. 252-262. (Read abstract)
  • Wiles, G.C., McAllister, R.P., Davi, N.K. and Jacoby, G.C., 2003, Eolian response to Little Ice Age climate change, Tana Dunes, Chugach Mountains, Alaska: Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research, v. 35, n.1, p. 67-73. (Read abstract)
  • Wiles, G.C., Jacoby, G.C., Davi, N.K., and McAllister, R.P., 2002, Late Holocene glacial fluctuations in the Wrangell Mountains, Alaska: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 114, p. 896-908. (Read abstract)
  • Barclay, D.J., Calkin, P.E. and Wiles, G.C., 2001, Holocene history of Hubbard Glacier in Yakutat Bay and Russell Fjord, Southern Alaska: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 113, p.388-402. (Read abstract)
  • Calkin, P.E., Wiles, G.C., and Barclay, D.J., 2001, Holocene coastal glaciation of Alaska: Quaternary Science Reviews, 20, p. 449-461. (Read abstract)
  • D’Arrigo, R., Villalba, R. and Wiles, G., 2001, Tree-ring estimates of Pacific decadal climate variability, Climate Dynamics, v. 18, p. 219-224. (Read abstract)
  • Deck, D., G. Wiles, V. Matskovsky, T. M. Kuderina, O. Solomina, R.D’Arrigo, and N. Wiesenberg, invited paper submitted, Climate response of Larch and Birch across an elevational transect and     hemisphere-wide comparisons, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russian Far East: Special Issue of Forests   [Invited].
  • Howe, G.T, and Wiles, G.C., 2001, The story in the rings: Ohio Woodland Journal, v.8, p. 16-18.
  • Villalba, R., D’Arrigo, Cook, E.R., Jacoby, G.C. and Wiles, G.C., 2001, Decadal-scale climatic variability along the extratropical western coast of the Americas: evidence from tree-ring records, in Markgraf, V. ed., Interhemispheric Climate Linkages: Academic Press, p. 155-172. (Read chapter summary)

Geological Society of America Abstracts

(Italics indicate College of Wooster undergraduates)

2016

  • Bell, B., Luna, E.T., Deck, C.B., Wiesenberg, N., Wiles, G., 2016, North Pacific climate and the C.E. 1741 Vitus Bering expedition to Alaska: Geological Society of America 2016 Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, Abstracts (Read abstract)
  • Deck, C.B., Wiles, G., Matskovsky, V., Kuderina, T., D’Arrigo, R.D., Solomina, O., and Wiesenberg, N., 2016, Dendroclimatic response of larch and birch across an elevational transect and large-scale climate comparisons, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russian Far East: Geological Society of America 2016 Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, Abstracts (Read abstract)
  • Gunderson, J.D., Wiles, G., and Wiesenberg, N., 2016, Investigating blue light intensity as a new parameter for tree ring-based glacier mass balance reconstructions in Alaska: Geological Society of America 2016 Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, Abstracts (Read abstract)
  • Hilton, A., Wiles, G.C., Happ, M. and Wiesenberg, N., 2016, Analysis of new blue intensity and ring width tree ring chronologies as proxies for North Pacific climate change, Columbia Bay, Alaska: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 48, No. 7, doi: 10.1130/abs/2016AM- 282738. (Read abstract)
  • Jimerson, C.R., Freimuth, E.J., Pollock, M. and Wiles, G.C., 2016, Land use changes over the past 200 years in Northeast Ohio recognized in lake cores from Browns Lake Bog: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 48, No. 7, doi: 10.1130/abs/2016AM-285878. (Read abstract)
  • McGrath, S., Luna, E.T., Wiesenberg, N., and Wiles, G., 2016, Examining the effects of a changing climate on Alaska Yellow Cedar: Analyses of ring width and blue intensity tree ring chronologies: Geological Society of America 2016 Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, Abstracts (Read abstract)
  • Wayrynen, A., Wiles, G., and Bourne, D., 2016, Coincidence or prohpecy?: A geological analysis of John Muir’s famous account in Glacier Bay in the late 19th century: Geological Society of America 2016 Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, Abstracts (Read abstract)
  • Wiles, G.C., Lawson, D.E., Wiesenberg, N., Gaglioti, B., D’Arrigo, R.D., Wayrynen, A. and Misinay, D., 2016, Tree Ring Studies in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve: Progress and Future Work: National Park Service Alaska Region Centennial Science and Stewardship Symposium in Fairbanks, AK October 19-20 [invited].

2015

  • Misinay II, D., Wiles, G., Lawson, D. and Wiesenberg, N., 2015, Late Holocene Glacial History of Muir Inlet, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 47, No. 7, p.130 (Read abstract)(Read I.S. thesis)
  • Starr, K., Happ, M., Wiles, G. and Wiesenberg, N., 2015, Reconstructing ice dynamics from forests preserved in the wake of the catastrophic retreating Columbia Glacier, Alaska: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 47, No. 7, p.788 (Read abstract)(Read I.S. thesis)
  • Wiles, G.C., Deck, C. B., D’Arrigo, R. D., Solomina, O., Anchukaitis, K., Dolgova, E., 2015, North Pacific decadal climate variability: comparison of tree ring records and climate reconstructions from the eastern and western basins: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 47, No. 7, p.128 (Read abstract)

2014

  • Frederick et al., 2014, Tree-ring reconstruction of the paleoclimatic history for the Russian far east: Geological Society of America 2014 Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Abstracts   (Read abstract)

2012

  • Horton, J., Lawson, D., Vargo, L., Wilch, J., and Wiles, G., 2012, Dating the first millennium AD glacial history of Adams Inlet, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Southeast Alaska: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, p. 440. (Read abstract)
  • Nash, T.A. Jr, Cary, W., Appleton, S., Vargo, L., and Wiles, G., 2012, Climate reconstruction for northeast Ohio drought using Quercus Alba L. tree rings: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, p. 439. (Read abstract)
  • Vargo, L., Wiles, G., Horton, J., Nash, T.A. Jr, D’Arrigo, R., and Lawson, D., 2012, Tree-ring evidence of north Pacific volcanically forced cooling and drought in midwestern North America: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, p.440. (Read abstract)

2011

  • Appleton, S., Wiles, G.C., Lawson, D.E., Weisenberg, N. and Wilch, J., 2011, Tree-ring dating of the glacial history of Wachusett Inlet, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska (Read abstract)

Data

(Italics indicate College of Wooster undergraduates)

  • Wiles, G.C., Krawiec, A.C., and D’Arrigo, R.D., 2010, Lake Erie 265 Year Lake Level Reconstruction. IGBP PAGES/World Data Center for Paleoclimatology Data Contribution Series # 2009-152., NOAA/NCDC Paleoclimatology Program, Boulder CO, USA (View data)
  • Wilson, R., Wiles, G., D’Arrigo, R. and Zweck, C., 2009, Gulf of Alaska 1300 Year Temperature Reconstruction. IGBP PAGES/World Data Center for Paleoclimatology, Data Contribution Series # 2009-149. NOAA/NCDC Paleoclimatology Program, Boulder CO, USA. (View data)

Historical structure dating reports

  • Austin, H.N., Bender, S.K., Downes, Z.J., Franceschi, J.O., Frederick, S., Herold, T.R., Mann, M.E., McGuire, E.W., Misinay, D., Nelson, W.P., Perman, I.D., Schreck, K.L., Turnbull, E.F., Wiesenberg, N., and Wiles, G., 2014, Tree-ring dating of three structures as the McGlumphy residence 7073 Stucky Valley, Road Stone Creek, Ohio 43840 (Read report)
  • Bell, B., Farr, K., Wiesenberg, N., and Wiles, G., 2015, Tree Ring Dating of the Martin Cabin, Gerstenslager Park, Wooster, OH: The College of Wooster Department of Geology, Wooster, OH, 3 p. (Read report)
  • Wooster Tree Ring Lab, 2015, Dendrochronological dating of the Crowe Barn, 9809 Stephen-Young Road, Camden Ohio 45311: The College of Wooster Department of Geology, Wooster, OH, 2 p. (Read report)
  • Wooster Tree Ring Lab, 2015, Dendrochronological dating of the Mann Homestead, Medina Ohio: The College of Wooster Department of Geology, Wooster, OH, 2 p. (Read report)
  • More reports… (View Ohio reports on OpenWorks)

Other contributions

  • Dr. Wiles contributed tree ring data to the International Tree Ring Data Bank from Alaska and Far East Russia

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