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NotCal04—Comparison/Calibration 14C Records 26–50 Cal Kyr BP

  • J van der Plicht (a1), J W Beck (a2), E Bard (a3), M G L Baillie (a4), P G Blackwell (a5), C E Buck (a5), M Friedrich (a6), T P Guilderson (a7), K A Hughen (a8), B Kromer (a9), F G McCormac (a4), C Bronk Ramsey (a10), P J Reimer (a7), R W Reimer (a4), S Remmele (a6), D A Richards (a11), J R Southon (a12), M Stuiver (a13) and C E Weyhenmeyer (a7)...

Abstract

The radiocarbon calibration curve IntCal04 extends back to 26 cal kyr B P. While several high-resolution records exist beyond this limit, these data sets exhibit discrepancies of up to several millennia. As a result, no calibration curve for the time range 26–50 cal kyr BP can be recommended as yet, but in this paper the IntCal04 working group compares the available data sets and offers a discussion of the information that they hold.

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