Dating peat profiles using tephra: stratigraphy, geochemistry and chronology

G.T. Swindles, F. De Vleeschouwer, Gill Plunkett

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Abstract

In this article we provide a brief overview of the protocols for dating peat profiles using tephrochronology. A standardised methodology for the detection, extraction and analysis of tephras is presented and the relevant problems and limitations are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Article number5
Number of pages9
JournalMires and Peat
Volume7
Publication statusPublished - 06 Nov 2010

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