Geological Survey of Canada Offshore Radiocarbon Age Data, Beaufort Shelf and Slope - Expedition Database
Ship: CCGS Amundsen CA
Principal Investigator: Steve Blasco
Start Date: 01-01-2009
End Date: 31-03-2015
Citation: Geological Survey of Canada Offshore Radiocarbon Age Data, Beaufort Shelf and Slope - Expedition Database: Unpublished data
Abstract: Each date is a radiocarbon age determined from Geological Survey of Canada (Atlantic/Pacific) sediment samples. Most were analyzed by commercial labs such as Beta and Isotrace although some are from the GSC Radiocarbon Lab in Ottawa. The dataset includes all the analytical details and information on the material dated. No assessment of the reliability or significance of the dates is provided. The purpose of this dataset of Geological Survey of Canada (Atlantic/Pacific) radiocarbon age dates from marine sediment samples is to provide information on carbon age dating and geochronology. The age of seabed material is fundamental to understanding the origin of the sediment and hence to predicting its lateral continuity and behaviour.