TITLE

An isotopic study of soils in chronological sequences of

AUTHOR(S)
Wang, Yang; McDonald, Eric
PUB. DATE
April 1996
SOURCE
Geological Society of America Bulletin;Apr96, Vol. 108 Issue 4, p379
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on carbon (14C and 13C) and oxygen isotopic compositions determined for two soil chronosequences on limestone and granitic alluvium in the Providence Mountains area in California. Testing of atomic weapons; Model ages of soil formation calculated from measured 14C ages; What the 14C model ages suggest; Age estimates of the geomorphic surfaces older than previously assigned ages; Several possibilities for the discrepancy evaluated.
ACCESSION #
9605280456

 

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