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
Pages (from-to)1-9
Number of pages9
JournalMires and Peat
Volume7 Article 5
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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