Dendrochronology and Radiocarbon Dating: The Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research Connection

  title={Dendrochronology and Radiocarbon Dating: The Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research Connection},
  author={S. Leavitt and B. Bannister},
  pages={373 - 384}
The field of dendrochronology had a developmental “head start” of at least several decades relative to the inception of radiocarbon dating in the late 1940s, but that evolution was sufficiently advanced so that unique capabilities of tree-ring science could assure success of the 14C enterprise. The Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research (LTRR) at the University of Arizona played a central role in the cross-pollination of these disciplines by providing the first wood samples of exactly known age for… Expand
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