Posts tagged “COFECHA”


Tree rings are fascinating and informative data, but the gazillions of formats used by different measurement and analysis programs can be a real pain in the ass.  Additionally, there are a plethora of reformatting programs that all do slightly different things.  Of course, many times none of them do exactly what you want.  I’ve often […]

COFECHA and file format problems

I use a program called COFECHA to help crossdate trees. COFECHA uses some old school formats developed for punch-cards. Excel, which I used to make changes to ring widths, does not like these formats. There are lots of programs for changing formats, but it’s all a bit confusing. Many dendrochronology programs produce and use Compact/Precision […]