Journal article

Exploring the dating of "dirty" speleothems and cave sinters using radiocarbon dating of preserved organic matter

Alison J Blyth, Quan Hua, Andrew Smith, Silvia Frisia, Andrea Borsato, John Hellstrom

Quaternary Geochronology | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2017

University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE) Research Award


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE) Research Award ALNGRA13001, and an AINSE Research Fellowship to AJB. The Trento aqueduct flowstone sample was collected by AB and SF under permission from "Soprintintendenza per i beni culturali, Ufficio Beni Archeologici" of the Autonomous Province of Trento. The dripstone sample from Lilly-Pilly Cave was collected by Nicholas White from a manmade structure under permission from Dale Calnin, then Manager for Buchan Caves Reserve.