Tree ring dating techniques
Then there is the phloem, or outer layer of the tree.
The rings of a tree are the result of new growth occurring in the vascular cambium.
Some trees can produce false, or extra rings in a year.How Rings Are Counted Dendrochronolgists do not simply count a tree's rings as it does not ensure accurate dating.There are actually many techniques used to date wood samples accurately.Dendrochronology is also important for art historians for their help in dating panel paintings, though there are limitations to what techniques can be used.In addition to art history, dendrochronology can be used in the dating of buildings and other wooden structures.
One such dating method is known as the skeleton plot.