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Can tree rings be used as pollution bioindicator archives to reconstruct past environments?

Heavy metal contents in wound and bark

Trace heavy metal (HM) pollution over time and space is becoming a growing global problem, as many studies have confirmed that human activities have dramatically increased natural concentrations of metal pollutants in the last century. HM are

Shipwrecks, tree rings and hurricanes

Climate models for the future generally agree that globally, tropical cyclones will become more intense but less frequent in the 21st century. Projections on the regional level, however, vary greatly and have large uncertainties. For the North