PEARL  Paleoecological Environmental Assessment and Research Laboratory

Department of Biology, Queen's University, Kingston ON, Canada, K7L 3N6

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Sediment Preparation and Gamma Spectrometry Dating Methods

Note: Left tube, correct. Right tub, big waste of epoxy.


Use the links below to access important instructions and information for sediment preparation (freeze-drying), gamma Spectrometry dating and the reasoning behind them.

1.    Preparation of Wet Sediment for Freeze Drying

2.    Dry Sediment Preparation for Gamma Counter

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