TY - CHAP A1 - Luis Angel Ortega A2 - Maria Cruz Zuluaga A3 - Ainhoa Alonso-Olazabal A4 - Maite Insausti A5 - Xabier Murelaga A6 - Alex IbaƱez ED1 - Danuta Michalska Nawrocka Y1 - 2012-05-09 PY - 2012 T1 - Improved Sample Preparation Methodology on Lime Mortar for Reliable 14C Dating N2 - This book explores a diversity of topics related to radiometric dating, with particular emphasis on the method of radiocarbon dating and a cross-check of its results with luminescence measurements. Starting from the chapter on Methodology the book includes, among other topics, the description of the problem of preparation of samples for 14C measurement, a wide application of the radiocarbon method and a comparison of results obtained by various methods, including the radiocarbon method, the method of OSL, TL and palynology. The issue of radiocarbon dating of mortars and plasters is thoroughly discussed in the book. Chapter Two, Applications, and Three, Luminescence and Radiocarbon Measurements, provide examples of the application of the radiocarbon method in the study of archaeological, geological sites, from the analysis of soils, loesses, to the study of organic deposits filling the depressions in the Morasko Meteorite Nature Reserve. A wide range of studies reveals the great potential of the radiocarbon method, and the presented papers reflect interdisciplinary research. BT - Radiometric Dating SP - Ch. 1 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/36583 DO - 10.5772/36583 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-06-13 ER -