10Be evidence for the Matuyama–Brunhes geomagnetic reversal in the EPICA Dome C ice core

@article{Raisbeck200610BeEF,
  title={10Be evidence for the Matuyama–Brunhes geomagnetic reversal in the EPICA Dome C ice core},
  author={Grant M. Raisbeck and Françoise Yiou and Olivier Cattani and Jean Jouzel},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2006},
  volume={444},
  pages={82-84}
}
An ice core drilled at Dome C, Antarctica, is the oldest ice core so far retrieved. On the basis of ice flow modelling and a comparison between the deuterium signal in the ice with climate records from marine sediment cores, the ice at a depth of 3,190 m in the Dome C core is believed to have been deposited around 800,000 years ago, offering a rare opportunity to study climatic and environmental conditions over this time period. However, an independent determination of this age is important… 

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