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Is comparability of C-14 dates an issue?: A status report on the fourth international radiocarbon intercomparison

Bryant, C. et al. (2001) Is comparability of C-14 dates an issue?: A status report on the fourth international radiocarbon intercomparison. Radiocarbon, 43 (2A). pp. 321-324. ISSN 0033-8222

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Abstract

For more than 15 years, the radiocarbon community has participated in a series of laboratory intercomparisons in response to the issue of comparability of measurements as perceived within the wider user communities (Scott et al. 1990; Rozanski et al. 1992; Guiliksen and Scott 1995; Scott et al. 1997).
In this report, we provide an update on the current C-14 laboratory intercomparison and reflect on future issues linked to the laboratory intercomparison program, not least those resulting from a significant growth in the number of accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) facilities providing routine dating of small samples (milligram size).

Item Type:Article
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Cook, Prof Gordon and Naysmith, Mr Philip and Bryant, Dr Charlotte
Authors: Bryant, C., Carmi, I., Cook, G.T., Gulliksen, S., Harkness, D.D., Heinemeier, J., Mcgee, E., Naysmith, P., Possnert, G., Scott, E.M., and van Strydonck, M.
Subjects:C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre
Journal Name:Radiocarbon
Publisher:University of Arizona
ISSN:0033-8222
Copyright Holders:© 2001 by the Arizona Board of Regents on behalf of the University of Arizona
First Published:First published in Radiocarbon 46(2A):321-324
Publisher Policy:Reproduced with the permission of the Publisher.

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
227531Analytical protocol and quality assurance for C-14 analyses in environmental, quarternary and archaeological sciencesE ScottNatural Environment Research Council (NERC)GR9/03389M&S - STATISTICS

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