The accuracy of Arbotom

I’ve been using my Arbotom tree tomograph instrument for a year now and am very impressed with its accuracy.

Lime

The first set of images below show a Lime (Tilia cordata) infected with the (primarily root and stem) decay fungus Kretschmaria deusta (Stubbdyna in Swedish). Fortsätt läsa ”The accuracy of Arbotom”

The Radio Oak

Photo taken by Holger Ellgaard and downloaded from: http://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/TV-eken

The Radio Oak (called Radioeken or TV-eken in Sweden) was a huge veteran Common Oak (Quercus robur) growing in Södermalm in Stockholm. It was estimated to be in excess of 400 years when it was felled in late November 2011. The felling generated strong feelings including a peaceful occupation of the tree and death threats aimed at the crane operator involved in the felling. I never saw the tree, but some professionals who did consider the decision to fell unnecessary. Fortsätt läsa ”The Radio Oak”