About the Authors

Valérie Trouet


Affiliation Laboratory for Tree-Ring Research, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

Mukufute Mukelabai

Affiliation Zambia Meteorological Service, Mongu, Zambia

Anouk Verheyden

Affiliation Geology Department, Union College, Schenectady, New York, United States of America

Hans Beeckman

Affiliation Laboratory for Wood Biology and Xylarium, Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren, Belgium

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: VT HB. Performed the experiments: MM. Analyzed the data: VT AV. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HB. Wrote the paper: VT MM AV HB.