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WVU Research Magazine Cover with tree stump

Call her ‘the tree whisperer.’ Amy Hessl, professor in the WVU Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, studies tree rings to document climates of the past, a key to understanding the future of the planet. For her latest project, she's reconstructing a 2,000-year climate history of the Southern Hemisphere via Australian wood samples.

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