Last update: 8-02-2020


The sampling undertaken in this project would not have been possible without the permission, understanding and enthusiasm of landowners and individuals within Scottish Natural Heritage.

We would like to thank:

David Jardine and Colin Leslie of the Forestry Commission Scotland
Johnnie Grant and Piers Voysey of the Rothiemurchus Estates: Project partner in NERC SCOT2K project
Ron Summers of the RSBP
Mar Lodge Estate - National Trust for Scotland
Thomas MacDonell of the Glen Feshie Estate
Innes Manbeil of the Allerdale Wilderness Reserve
Jenny Scobie of the Rhidorroch Estate
Keith Duncan, Eoghain Maclean and Nicola Tallach and others of Scottish Natural Heritage

The dendrochronological work in the Highlands has benefitted from full or partial funding from a number of different organisations:

2018-2021: NERC - Iapetus - PhD project for Paul Ross
NERC (NE/K003097/1) - SCOT2K: Reconstructing 2000 years of Scottish climate from tree-rings
2011-2015: Carnegie Trust - PhD project for Milos Rydval: Dendroclimatic reconstruction of past summer temperatures in the Scottish Highlands
2010-2013: Leverhulme Trust (F/00 268/BG) - RELiC: Reconstructing 8000 years of Environmental and Landscape change in the Cairngorms
2006-2010: European Commision - Framework 6 Programme (017008-2 ) - The Millennium Project
2008: NERC - radiocarbon facility (NRCF 1348.1008 ) - Reconstructing late Holocene climate from tree rings the potential for a long Scottish Highlands chronology