Radiocarbon measurements on submerged forest floating chronologies

@article{Campbell1979RadiocarbonMO,
  title={Radiocarbon measurements on submerged forest floating chronologies},
  author={J. A. Campbell and M. Baxter},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1979},
  volume={278},
  pages={409-413}
}
  • J. A. Campbell, M. Baxter
  • Published 1979
  • Geology
  • Nature
  • The submerged forests along the west coast of England and Wales provide a unique source of wood for radiocarbon/dendrochronological studies. We report 14C age determinations on sequential growth increments from three ‘floating’ chronologies. A sampling frequency of ∼10 samples per century was used. Fluctuations in atmospheric 14C levels of 2–3% over several decades can occur, these variations being superimposed on a smoothly changing trend. 
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