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Measurements of cosmogenic nuclide formation in samples by gamma counting and accelerator mass spectrometry
Entry ID: K112_1997_2000_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: The rates of production of 10Be, 26Al and 36Cl in situ by the action of cosmic rays on rocks is essential for accurate cosmogenic isotope dating of exposed surfaces in Antarctica and elsewhere in the world. These nuclides are mainly generated by neutron bombardment and used for dating glacial moraines, uplifted terraces and fault zones via the surface exposure dating. As a proxy for in situ ... View entire text
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1.   N: -77.77   S: -77.77   E: 166.88   W: 166.88  
Min Altitude: 0 Max Altitude: 1800
2.   N: -77.53   S: -77.53   E: 166.78   W: 166.78  
Min Altitude: 0 Max Altitude: 1800


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-01-01
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Originating Center
Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +64 4 570 4677
Fax: +64 4 570 4600
Email: I.Graham at gns.cri.nz
Contact Address:
GNS
PO Box 30368
City: Lower Hutt
Postal Code: 5010
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Graham, I.J. Barry, B.J. Ditchburn, R.G. Whitehead, N.E. Validation of cosmogenic nucleide production rate scaling factors through direct measurement. Nuclear instruments and methods in physics research B 172: 802-805, 2000.

Graham, I.J., Barry, B.J., Ditchburn, R.G. & Zondervan, A., 2005. Validation of cosmogenic nuclide production rate scaling factors through direct measurement: ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-10-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-01-26

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