The development of this page will be gradual and contributions are invited. There are many, many
interesting applications of radiocarbon dating in a variety of different fields. If you would like to
set up information regarding a project in which radiocarbon dating illuminated or solved a problem or
in which C14 played a central role, please contact
Dombate passage tomb, Spain
WWW page about the megalithic monument of Dombate (La Corunha, Galicia, NW Spain)
with several C14 dates for different moments of the life of the monument (in Spanish).
The Origins of Angkor Archaeological
Project From the University of Otago (New Zealand) and the Fine Arts Department of Thailand, the
project is concerned with investigating archaeology of pre-formative Angkorean society of South East
Asia. Radiocarbon dating underpins the chronological aspects of the investigation.
Ancient History A Java based map of Canada, showing the location and spread of dated sites based
on the radiocarbon dates held in the Canadian Archaeological Radiocarbon database
Scientific American article, "Artful
Dating" - dating geoglyphs, found on the desert floor of the southwestern U.S.
The World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE)
The World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE); at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's
NOSAMS Facility. Measuring carbon in the Pacific and Indian Ocean to understand better the processes
of ocean circulation.
Ocean sediment C-14 data The
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University has compiled 974 C-14 dates from 309 ocean
sediments cores, covering the period from 40,000 years BP to the present worldwide.
The America's Project A palaeovegetational reconstruction of the North and South Americam
continents using a radiocarbon dated timeframe from 15-9 ky BP.
Wrangel Island Mammoths Abstract of the
Radiocarbon article of the fascinating discovery that mamoths were still alive on this
subarctic island at 2000 BC.
Dating of Bear Lake, Western USA.
The USGS Bear Lake Project aims to create records of past climate change for the Bear Lake region,including
changes in precipitation patterns during the last 10,000 years and how the size of Bear Lake has
varied in the past, to assess the possibility of future flooding and drought.