It tells of the extraordinary scientific stories behind what has become one the most studied trees in Britain. We explain the tree measuring, laser scanning, volume and weight work, the calculation of embodied carbon, dendrochronology studies, and wood footprinting.
The article is published in the Chartered Forester, a magazine for professional foresters and arboriculturists. However, anyone can download the article for free from the Sylva Foundation.
Hemery, G. and Morison, J. (2010). Oak tells a story. Chartered Forester. Winter. p.12-14.