As part of the long-term goal of reconstructing the stand and land-use history of the Simes Tract at Harvard Forest, trees were cored from the 8 hemlock and hardwood plots in the Hemlock Removal Experiment. Cores were sanded and growth was measured. The data were used for the 2006 senior thesis (Division III paper) of Peter Bettman-Kerson at Hampshire College ("Dendrochronological reconstruction of historical disturbances in a hemlock forest at the Harvard Forest, Petersham, MA"). This dataset is the raw growth data for 230 trees sampled across the 8 plots.
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