Leaning Resources

Images of radiocarbon sample preparation

General information resources

Radiocarbon textbooks:

A new short course text book on the application of radiocarbon in earth system science: Schuur, Edward AG, Ellen RM Druffel, and Susan E. Trumbore, eds. Radiocarbon and Climate Change: Mechanisms, Applications and Laboratory Techniques. Springer, 2016.

A review of the development of radiocarbon dating, environmental and archaeological applications: Taylor, Ervin, Austin Long, and Renee S. Kra, eds. Radiocarbon after four decades: an interdisciplinary perspective. Springer Science & Business Media, 2013.

Radiocarbon short course:

A short course in radiocarbon is cosponsored by radiocarbon experts at UC Irvine and the Max Planck Institute.

Recent publications of interest:

Graven, 2015 discusses the implications of rising atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations on the future application of radiocarbon analysis.