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How You can Help the
Laboratory of Tree-Ring Science

The Laboratory of Tree-Ring Science has been fortunate to receive donations of funds, time, and advice from numerous individuals, organizations, and university-affiliated units. The funds received are, without exception, used to help offset the soaring costs of education for the graduate and undergraduate students associated with the laboratory. These funds are used to (1) provide partial support for travel to field sites; (2) provide partial support to attend relevant conferences (AAG) and workshops (NADEF); and (3) help purchase expensive books needed for graduate research. The funds we receive, sadly, can not be used to supplement the graduate student stipends (due to university regulations), so we try to provide support in other areas.

If you would like to help by making a small (or large!) donation to our laboratory, contact me and I'll provide instructions on how to do so. Please, do not send me a check made out to me! Checks should be made out to the "Department of Geography" and please write "Laboratory of Tree-Ring Science" on the line in the bottom left where it says "For." No donation is too small! Even a few dollars will help in some way. All donations will be used solely to provide financial support for deserving graduate and undergraduate students.

For more information, contact me at:

Dr. Henri D. Grissino-Mayer, Director
Laboratory of Tree-Ring Science
Department of Geography
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

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