This summer, members of the Dendro Center visited Nepal to offer a training workshop on tree rings in Kathmandu, and begin a project to extend the record of drought and river flow in the Koshi River basin. Photographs are courtesy of Uday Kunwar Thapa.

  • Photo of Uday Kunwar Thapa conducting research outdoors with a tree.
    Photos courtesy of Uday Kunwar Thapa (pictured)
  • Uday collaborates with another student on research at the base of a large tree.
  • Landscape view of the Koshi River Basin, where the Dendrochronology Center conducted research. Tall mountains and a small town in the background.
  • Close up of tree core measurement tool and a slender strip of tree core it's extracted from the tree.
  • Wide, landscape view of Koshi River basin and its surrounds in Nepal. Dry tree and vegetation close to the camera. River and mountains far away.
  • Photo of Uday Kunwar Thapa conducting research outdoors with a tree.
  • Uday collaborates with another student on research at the base of a large tree.
  • Landscape view of the Koshi River Basin, where the Dendrochronology Center conducted research. Tall mountains and a small town in the background.
  • Close up of tree core measurement tool and a slender strip of tree core it's extracted from the tree.
  • Wide, landscape view of Koshi River basin and its surrounds in Nepal. Dry tree and vegetation close to the camera. River and mountains far away.