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Radiometric dating holocene samples

Estas edades concuerdan con lo que se esperaba para la cima y las laderas a sotavento y a barlovento, respectivamente.

Most of the sand dunes in the area are presently stabilized by parkland and forest vegetation.Radiocarbon dating of soil organic matter in the Brandon Sand Hills indicates recurrent intervals of eolian stability and activity in the past 5000 years.Although precise regional correlations are precluded by dating uncertainties, periods of most notable paleosol development are interpreted at 0.5 to 0.6, 1.0 to 1.4 and 2.0 to 2.3 cal ka BP (Wolfe , 2001).Exposed sections within the stabilized dunes typically reveal several metres of sandy eolian deposits, separated by buried soil horizons, representing periods of past eolian activity and stability, respectively.Accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) and radiometric age determinations have been obtained from organic matter contained within these buried soils (David, 1971; Wolfe ., 2000).Los datos correspondientes a la edad óptica y la estimada con radiocarbono en la zona de Brandon Sand Hills proporcionan un registro de la actividad de las dunas e igualmente de la estabilidad de la región.Podemos además suponer que identifican periodos de actividad eólica que los sitúan entre 2000, 3100 a 4000 y 5200 años anteriores al presente, respectivamente., 2002; Thomas and Shaw, 2002).For any suite of optical dating samples two issues that must be considered are: do zero-age samples yield an optical age of zero, and are the optical ages consistent with independent stratigraphic and chronologic information?A test of the zero-age of dune sands was performed by dating samples from the crest, lee slope and stoss slope of an active dune in southwestern Manitoba.Les résultats obtenus sur trois échantillons de surface ont démontré qu’en soumettant des feldspaths potassiques à un rayonnement infrarouge de 1,4 e V, la dose équivalente nécessaire, et par conséquent l’âge, dépendait du type de transfert de correction thermique, radiation infrarouge/rouge ou solaire, ce qui entraînait une marge d’erreur possible de ±40 ans.Les âges optiques des échantillons situés à 50 cm sous ces derniers, calculés en fonction de ceux-ci, étaient de 8 ± 8, 1 ± 7, et 38 ± 7 ans, peu importe le type de remise à zéro.

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  • Holocene Epoch geochronology

    The Holocene is unique among geologic epochs because varied means of correlating deposits and establishing chronologies are available. One of the most important means is carbon-14 dating. Because the age determined by the carbon-14 method may be appreciably different from the true age in certain cases, it is.…

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