Reservoir offset models for Radiocarbon calibration

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dc.contributor.author Jones, Martin en
dc.contributor.author Nicholls, Geoff en
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-28T03:20:28Z en
dc.date.available 2009-08-28T03:20:28Z en
dc.date.issued 2001 en
dc.identifier.citation Department of Mathematics - Research Reports-459 (2001) en
dc.identifier.issn 1173-0889 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/4969 en
dc.description.abstract The purpose of a reservoir offset is to enable the application of calibration data ($mu(theta)$, emph{e.g.} shortciteNP{stuiver:98}) developed for one reservoir (primary reservoir) to CRA's from another (secondary reservoir). The usual approach has been to define the activity of the secondary reservoir as some form of constant offset (with error) from the primary reservoir (emph{e.g.} citeNP{stuiver93:_model_bc}). In this case CRA's from a secondary reservoir are not independent. However, the standard procedure for incorporating offset error into calibrated distributions assumes that the CRA's from secondary reservoirs are independent ({it e.g.} citeNP{stuiver93b}), accordingly the calibrated distributions are incorrect. In many cases this calculation error will be insignificant, however the calculation error will be significant in some situations and approaches such as sample based Bayesian inference need to be adopted if a non independent reservoir offset is applied. en
dc.publisher Department of Mathematics, The University of Auckland, New Zealand en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Research Reports - Department of Mathematics en
dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm en
dc.source.uri http://www.math.auckland.ac.nz/Research/Reports/view.php?id=459 en
dc.title Reservoir offset models for Radiocarbon calibration en
dc.type Technical Report en
dc.subject.marsden Fields of Research::230000 Mathematical Sciences::230100 Mathematics en
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