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SHCal04 Southern Hemisphere calibration, 0-11.0 cal kyr BP.

F G McCormac, A G Hogg, P G Blackwell, C E Buck, T F G Higham, P J Reimer


Recent measurements on dendrochronologically-dated wood from the Southern Hemisphere have shown that there are differences between the structural form of the radiocarbon calibration curves from each hemisphere. Thus, it is desirable, when possible, to use calibration data obtained from secure dendrochronologically-dated wood from the corresponding hemisphere. In this paper, we outline the recent work and point the reader to the internationally recommended data set that should be used for future calibration of Southern Hemisphere (super 14) C dates.


absolute age;C 14;calibration ;carbon ;Cenozoic ;corrections ;dates ;geochronology ;Holocene ;isotopes ;Quaternary ;radioactive isotopes;Southern Hemisphere;tree rings

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