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14C Measurements of Tree Rings of a Japanese Cedar During 1945 to 2000 and Core Sampling for Environmental Studies

  • H Kawamura (a1), H Kofuji (a1), S Gasa (a1), M Kamamoto (a1), N Sawafuji (a1) and M Mori (a1)...

Abstract

Japanese cedar rings sampled from Aomori Prefecture, Japan, were measured to obtain tree-ring radiocarbon data covering a period of the latter half of the 20th century in the northernmost area of Honshu (mainland Japan), to obtain records of variation in atmospheric 14C concentration caused by past atmospheric nuclear testing, and to study any possible local effects. This work, carried out on a partial disk, was also intended to provide a reference for data obtained by core sampling of live, standing Japanese black pines as a part of marine environmental studies.

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14C Measurements of Tree Rings of a Japanese Cedar During 1945 to 2000 and Core Sampling for Environmental Studies

  • H Kawamura (a1), H Kofuji (a1), S Gasa (a1), M Kamamoto (a1), N Sawafuji (a1) and M Mori (a1)...

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