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Title: Isotopic measurements in the rings for the investigation of climate change

Creator:

Sławomira, Pawełczyk

Date issued/created:

2013

Resource Type:

Article

Subtitle:

Archaeologia Polona Vol. 49 (2011-2013)

Publisher:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology Polish Academy of Sciences

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Description:

ill. ; 24 cm

Abstract:

Isotopic methods have been used widely in recent years in many different fields of research. They allow, amongst other things, for the reconstruction of climatic and environmental change. Isotopic data for reconstruction can be obtained from various archives, such as ice cores, lake sediments, corals, and organic matter. Mass spectrometric methods allow for the precise meas¬urement of stable isotope ratios, as well as the concentration of radiocarbon (the AMS method). One of the isotopic archives frequently used in recent years is tree rings. Isotopic fractionation of organic matter occurring in the tree depends on climatic and environmental conditions. Therefore δ13C, δ18O, δ2H and δ15N in the wood can be used as a sensitive indicator of climatic and environmental change. This paper presents an example of the use of isotopic measurements in tree rings for climate research. The results of δ13C measurements for pine from the Augustów Wilderness region were used for temperature reconstruction

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Relation:

Archaeologia Polona

Volume:

49

Start page:

203

End page:

213

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application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:61755 ; 0066-5924

Source:

IAiE PAN, call no. P 357 ; IAiE PAN, call no. P 358 ; IAiE PAN, call no. P 356 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

eng

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