This R-based project aims to make insect outbreak histories producible using tree-ring data. While still in its early stages (v. 0.2), it currently allows for fast outbreak history reconstructions using outputs from the popular dplR package. All that’s needed is tree-level host data and a nonhost chronology. Sample data are available through Dropbox.
If you have any feedback on this version or you’re a researcher who wants to try these methods, please check my contact information at the end!
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