Trees can deposit pollutants in their tissues over decades and centuries, becoming witnesses to environmental pollution. In an interview with RSI, Paula Ballikaya and Paolo Cherubini explain what dendrochronology tells us about the environment and human history.
Gli alberi, testimoni del tempo (in Italian)
RSI, Radiotelevisione svizzera, 28.01.2023
Paula Ballikaya speaks from minute 15:10.
Paula Ballikaya, Ivano Brunner, Claudia Cocozza, Daniel Grolimund, Ralf Kaegi, Maria Elvira Murazzi, Marcus Schaub, Leonie C Schönbeck, Brian Sinnet, Paolo Cherubini, First evidence of nanoparticle uptake through leaves and roots in beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) and pine (Pinus sylvestris L.), Tree Physiology, 2022;, tpac117, https://doi.org/10.1093/treephys/tpac117