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Dr. David W Stahle
Dr. David Stahle

Dr. David Stahle
Distinguished Professor

Department of Geosciences

Department of Geosciences
227 Ozark Hall
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Phone: (479) 575-3703
FAX: (479) 575-3469


  • Ph.D., Arizona State University, Geography 1990
  • M.A., University of Arkansas, Geography 1978
  • B.A., University of Arizona, Anthropology, 1973

Academic Interests and Accomplishments:

Dr. Stahle's research interests include all aspects of dendrochronology, particularly climate change and the proxy evidence for past variation in the El Nino/Southern Oscillation and other large scale atmospheric circulations. Dr Stahle has developed GIS-based predictive models for the location of ancient forests, and is conducting active research in the United States, Mexico and Africa. Dr. Stahle's research is funded by NOAA , NSF , NPS and the USGS and he has published in a variety of journals including, Science, Nature, Journal of Climate and Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. Dr. Stahle has taught courses in Physical Geography and Conservation of Natural Resources.

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