In addition to understanding the basic principlesinvolved in radiocarbon dating, some visitors may wish to learn more aboutissues which affect how a radiocarbon date is used and ultimately how aradiocarbon date helps archaeologists and palaeontologists interpret thepast. Choose from the following topics:
Whydo radiocarbon dates require calibration?
Whatare reservoir effects?
Whatis the Suess effect?
Whatis isotopic fractionation?
Howare radiocarbon dates normalized?
Whatif the C-13 ratio is unknown?
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