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Dr Andy Moir

Tree-Ring Services: Oakraven Field Centre, Jubilee Rd, Mitcheldean, Forest of Dean, GL17 OEE, UK.

Tel: 01594 369 343, E-mail: amoir@tree-ring.co.uk

Dr Andy Moir

Research Interests:

  • The development of tree-ring analysis in environmental and climatological research.
  • The dendroclimatology of Modern and Holocene Scots pine
  • The dendrochronological dating of Medieval oak buildings.
  • The dendrochronology and dendroclimatology of Modern Yew.

Career:

  • 2008- : - Post-doctoral Research Fellow. Brunel University, West London, UK
  • 2001- : - Director: Tree-Ring Services. 49 High St, Hungerford, Berkshire, UK.
  • 1998-2001: - Centre Manager (I.T. City & Guilds), Hammersmith & West London College, Hammersmith, UK.
  • 1990-1996: - Senior Geography Technician. London Guildhall University, London, UK.

Qualifications:

  • 2008: PhD - The dendroclimatology of Modern and Neolithic Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) in the peatlands of northern Scotland. Brunel University, West London, UK.
  • 1998: PGCE - Geography. Brunel University, West London, UK.
  • 1995: BSc - Geography. London Guildhall University, London, UK.
  • 1989: HND - Geological Technology. South London College, London, UK

Publications:

  • Wild, R and Moir, A K, 2013 Key dating features for timber-framed dwellings in Surrey, Vernacular Architect, 44, 46-61.
  • Moir, A K, Hindson, T R, Hills, T, and Haddlesey, R, 2013 The exceptional yew trees of England, Scotland and Wales., Quarterley Journal of Forestry, 107(3), 185-91.
  • Moir, A K and Leroy, S A G, 2013 The dendrochronological potential of lime (Tilia spp.) from trees at Hampton Court Palace, UK., Arboricultural Journal, 35(1), 7-17.
  • Moir, A K, 2012 Tree-ring date list 251: Tree-ring dates from Tree-Ring Services, Vernacular Architecture, 44, 84-91.
  • Moir, A K, Wild, R, and Haddlesey, R, 2012 An Internet-Accessible Building Archaeology Research Database (BARD), Vernacular Architecture, 43, 1-6. (Web page)
  • Moir, A K, 2012 Development of a Neolithic pine tree-ring chronology for northern Scotland, Journal of Quaternary Science, 27(5), 503-8.
  • Moir, A K, Leroy, S A G, and Helama, S, 2011 Role of substrate on the dendroclimatic response of Scots pine from varying elevations in Northern Scotland, Canadian Journal of Forest Research(41), 822-38. (PDF)
  • Moir, A K, Leroy, S A G, Brown, D M, and Collins, P E F, 2010 Dendrochronological evidence for a lower water table on peatland around 3200-3000 BC from sub-fossil pine in northern Scotland, The Holocene, 20(6), 931-42. (PDF)
  • Moir, A K, 2009 Tree-ring date list 208-209: Buildings dated by Tree-Ring Services, Vernacular Architecture, 40, 107-11. (PDF)
  • Tipping, R, Ashmore, P, Davies, A, Haggart, B A, Moir, A K, Newton, A, Sands, R, Skinner, T, and Tisdall, E W, 2008a Prehistoric Pinus woodland dynamics in an upland landscape in northern Scotland: the role of climate change and human impact, Veget Hist Archaeobot, 17(3), 251-67. (PDF)
  • Moir, A K, 2008b The dendroclimatology of Modern and Neolithic Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) in the peatlands of northern Scotland, Unpublished PhD thesis, Brunel University. (PDF)
  • Moir, A K, 2008c Tree-ring date list 195-196: Buildings dated by Tree-Ring Services, Vernacular Architecture, 39, 113-9.
  • Moir, A K, 2007a Tree-ring date list 183: Buildings dated by Tree-Ring Services, Vernacular Architecture, 38, 99-106
  • Tipping, R, Ashmore, P, Davies, A, Haggart, B A, Moir, A K, Newton, A, Sands, R, Skinner, T, and Tisdall, E W, 2007b Peat, pine stumps and people: interactions behind climate, vegetation change and human activity in wetland archaeology at Loch Farlary, northern Scotland, in Archaeology from the Wetlands: recent perspectives (eds J Barber, C Clark, M Cressey, A Crone, A Hale, J Henderson, R Housley, R Sands, and A Sheridan), Edinburgh (Society of Antiqaries of Scotland), WARP Occasional Paper 18, 157-64.
  • Moir, A K, 2006a Tree-ring date list 171: Buildings dated by Tree-Ring Services, Vernacular Architecture, 37, 99-104.
  • Moir, A K, 2006b Tree-ring date list 172: Surrey Dendrochronology Project - Cluster 3, Vernacular Architecture, 37, 104-6.
  • Moir, A K, 2005a Tree-ring date list 159: Buildings dated by Tree-Ring Services, Vernacular Architecture, 36, 74-7
  • Moir, A K, 2005b Tree-ring date list 160: Surrey Dendrochronology Project - Cluster 2, Vernacular Architecture, 36, 77-80
  • Moir, A K, 2005c Dendrochronological analysis of sub-fossil pine in N. Scotland to examine the timing and extent of a c. 4000 cal. yr BP climatic event, Quaternary Newsletter (104), 75-8.
  • Moir, A K, 2004a Tree-ring date list 146: Buildings dated by Tree-Ring Services, Vernacular Architecture, 35, 75-7.
  • Moir, A K, 2004b Tree-ring date list 147: Charlwood Dendrochronology Project, Vernacular Architecture, 35, 77-80.
  • Moir, A K, 2004c Tree-ring date list 148: Surrey Dendrochronology Project - Cluster 1, Vernacular Architecture, 35, 80-3.
  • Moir, A K, 2004d Tree-ring analysis of Timbers from Waxham Great Barn, Sea Palling, Norfolk, Centre for Archaeol Rep, 67/2004.
  • Alcock, N W and Moir, A K, 2004 A medieval urban house with two heated open rooms: 3, 5 Butter Street, Alcester, Vernacular Architecture, 35, 63-5.
  • Moir, A K, 2003 Tree-ring date list 135: Buildings dated by Tree-Ring Services, Vernacular Architecture, 34, 95-7.
  • Tipping, R, Ashmore, P, Davies, A, Haggart, B A, Moir, A K, Newton, A, Sands, R, Skinner, T, and Tisdall, E W, 2003 The chronology, significance and environmental context of later prehistoric axe marks on in situ pine trees at Farlary, near Golspie, Sutherland, Report for Historic Scotland.
  • Meirion-Jones, G I, Jones, M C E, Bridge, M C, Moir, A K, and Shewan, D, 2002 The Noble Residence in Brittany: problems and recent advances in dendrochronological dating and interpretation, in The Seigneurial Residence in Western Europe AD c 800-1600 (eds G I Meirion-Jones, E Impey, and M C E Jones), BAR International Series 1088, 131-54.
  • Meirion-Jones, G I, Jones, M C E, Bridge, M C, Moir, A K and Shewan, D, 2000 La résidence noble en Bretangne du XIIe au XVIe siècles: une synthèse illustrée par quelques exemples morbihannais. Bulletin et Mémoires de la Société Polymathique du Morbiham, 126, 27-103.
  • Moir, A K, 1999 The dendrochronological potential of the yew (Taxus baccata): with special reference to yew from Hampton Court Palace, UK, New Phytologist, 144(3), 479-88. (PDF)

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