Selected Bibliography

Dating Methods for the Quaternary

Note: These sources are only starting points. Also use the references in Reconstructing Quaternary Environments, the Online Catalog, GeoRef, and references in various articles. (The locations for books are LC used at NDSU).

BOOKS AND ENCYCLOPEDIAS

Use the online catalog to find many more books in the library. You will find some in the Archaeology section.

Use GeoRef in WinSPIRS to find articles on Dating Methods. Also use the references found in books.

WEB LINKS

DETAILED SOURCES

General

Amino Acid

Bradley, R.S., 1999, Paleoclimatology: Reconstructing Climates of the Quaternary, 2nd ed.: New York, Academic Press, p.100-112. (QC884 .B614 1999)

Ehlers, Jurgen, 1996, Quaternary and Glacial Geology. New York: John Wiley and Sons, p.243-244. (QE696 .E2813 1996)

Hare, P.E., Von Endt, D.W., and Kokis, J.E., 1997, Protein and Amino Acid Diagenesis Dating, in, Taylor, R.E., and Aitken, M.J., eds., Chronometric dating in archaeology. New York: Plenum Press, p. 261-296. (CC78 .C46 1997)

Hart, C.P., no date, Amino Acid Based Geochronology from Antarctic Glacial-Marine Sediments: Boulder, CO, University of Colorado, Institute for Arctic and Alpine Research, Center for Geochronological Research, http://igloo.gsfc.nasa.gov/wais/abstracts97/hart.html [accessed 1/10/01].

McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 1997, v. 1, p. 547-550. (REFERENCE Q121 .M3 1997)

Wehmiller, J., 1999, Dr. John Wehmiller [amino acid racemization (AAR)]: Newark, DE, University of Delaware, Department of Geology, http://www.udel.edu/geology/Wehmiller/jwhome.html [Accessed 1/10/01].

Caesium 137

Cosmogenic: Chlorine 36, Beryllium 10, Aluminum 26, Iodine 129

C-14

Dendrochronology

Fission Track

Lead 210

Lichenometry

Luminescence

Berger, G.W., 1997, Luminescence dating of sediments and tephra; A review: Eos, v.78, n.46, Suppl., p.787.

Clarke, M.L., and Rendell, H.M., 2000, The development of a methodology for luminescence dating of Holocene sediments at the land-ocean interface, in Shennan-I., and Andrews, J.E., eds., Holocene land-ocean interaction and environmental change around the North Sea: Geological Society Special Publications n.166, p.69-86.

Duller, G.A.T., 1996, Recent developments in luminescence dating of Quaternary sediments: Progress in Phys98cl Geography, v.20, n.2, p.127-145.

Grun, R., Rose, J., and Farrand, W.R., eds., 1997, 8th International Conference on Luminescence and Electgron Spin Resonance Dating: Quaternary Science Reviews, v.16, n.3-5.

Grun, R., and Wintle, A.G., 2003, Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Luminescence and Electron Spin Resonance Dating-LED 02: Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 22, n. 10-13, p. 953-1382.

Lamothe, M., 1996, (translated title) Luminescence dating of feldspar in sedimentary environments; The Problem of zeroing: Geographie Physique et Quaternaire, v.50, n.3, p.365-376.

Lang, A., Rieser, U., Havermann, J., and Wagner, G.A., 1998, Luminescence dating of sediments: Naturwissenschaften, v.85, n.11, p.515-523.

Millard, H.T. Jr., and Maat, P.B., 1993, TL, OSL, and IRSL dating techniques, in: USGS Open File Report 93-0273, p.8-9.

Rendell, H.M., 1995, Luminescence dating of Quaternary sediments, in Dunay, R.E., and Hailwood, E.A., eds., Non-biostratigraphical methods of dating and correlation: Geological Society Special Publications, n.89, p.223-235.

Rogalev, B., Chernov, V., Korjonen, K., and Jungner, H., Simultaneous thermoluminescence and optically stimulated luminescence dating of late Pleistocene sediments from Lake Baikal: Radiation Measurements, v.29, n.3-4, p.441-444.

Townsend, P.D. et al, eds., 1988, Thermoluminescence and electron-spin-resonance dating; Part II, Quaternary applications: Quaternary Science Reviews, v.7, n.3-4.

Magnetostratigraphy (Archaeomagnetic, Paleomagnetic)

Bradley, R.S., 1999, Paleoclimatology: Reconstructing Climates of the Quaternary, 2nd ed.: New York, Academic Press, p.92-99. (QC884 .B614 1999)

Ehlers, Jurgen, 1996, Quaternary and Glacial Geology. New York: John Wiley and Sons, p.237-238. (QE696 .E2813 1996)

Evans, M.E., and Heller, Friedrich, 2003, Time, in Environmental magnetism; Principles and applications of enviromagnetics: New York, Academic Press, p. 111-133.

McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 1997, v. 5, p. 44-45. (REFERENCE Q121 .M3 1997)

Prothero, D.R., and Schwab, R., 1996, Sedimentary Geology; An Introduction to Sedimentary Rocks and Stratigraphy. New York: W.H. Freeman and Company, p. 410-417. (Sed/Strat. Textbook)

Sternberg, R.S., 1997, Archaeomagnetic Dating, in, Taylor, R.E., and Aitken, M.J., eds., Chronometric dating in archaeology. New York: Plenum Press, p. 323-356.(CC78 .C46 1997)

Luminescence Geochronology Lab at Los Alamos

Frechen, M., 1999, Luminescence dating of loessic sediments from the Loess Plateau, China: Geologische Rundschau, v.87, n.4, p.675-684.

Hoffower, H., 2002, Application of optically stimulated luminescence dating techniques to modern and Pleistocene glacio-fluvial deposits: Nebraska Academy of Sciences Program and Proceedings, n.112, p.53.

Huntley, D.J., and Lamothe, M., 2001, Ubiquity of anomalous fading in K-feldspars and the measurement and correction for it in optical dating: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v.38, n.7, p.1093-1106.

Murray, A.S., and Olley, J.M., 1999, Determining sedimentation rates using luminescence dating: GeoResearch Forum, n.5, p.121-143.

Murray, A.S., and Roberts, R.G., 1997. Determining the burial time of single grains of quartz using optically stimulated luminescence: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v.152, n.1-4, p.163-180.

Olley, J., Caitcheon, G., and Murray, A., 1998, The distribution of apparent dose as determined by optically stimulated luminescence in small aliquots of fluvial quartz; implications for dating young sediments: Quaternary Science Reviews, v.17, n.11, p.1033-1040.

Wallinga, J., Murray, A.S., Duller, G.A.T., and Tornqvist-Torbjorn, E., 2001, Testing optically stimulated luminescence dating of sand-sized quartz and feldspar from fluvial deposits: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v.193, n.3-4, p.617-630.

Paleosols, Dating of

Catt, J.A., 1990, Chapter 4; Dating of Paleosols, in Field recognition, description and spatial relationships of paleosols: Quaternary International, v. 6, p. 51-64.

Thermoluminescence

Aitken, M.J., 1997, Luminescence Dating, in, Taylor, R.E., and Aitken, M.J., eds., Chronometric dating in archaeology. New York: Plenum Press, p. 183-216. (CC78 .C46 1997)

Bradley, R.S., 1999, Paleoclimatology: Reconstructing Climates of the Quaternary, 2nd ed.: New York, Academic Press, p.84-88. (QC884 .B614 1999)

Ehlers, Jurgen, 1996, Quaternary and Glacial Geology. New York: John Wiley and Sons, p.241-242. (QE696 .E2813 1996)

McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 1997, v. 5, p. 50. (REFERENCE Q121 .M3 1997)

Also, see: Quaternary Science Reviews, 1999, v.18, n.2. Most of the issue is devoted to Thermoluminescence Dating.

Obsidian Hydration Oxygen Isotopes Potassium Argon/Argon Argon

Protactinium

Protein and Amino Acid Diagenesis

Radiocarbon

Rhenium-osmium (Re/Os System) Rubidium/Strontium Rock Varnish Samarium/Neodymium (Sm/Nd) Tephrochronology Uranium-Thorium Varves Other

A recommended reserves list for Quaternary Biology:

Bell, M. and Walker, M.J.C., 1992, Late Quaternary environmental change; Physical and human perspectives: Essex, England, Longman, 273 p. [QC884 .B614 1999]

Bradley, R.S., 1999, Paleoclimatology; Reconstructing climates of the Quaternary: San Diego, CA, Academic, 613 p. [QC884 .B614 1999]

Clark, P.U., Webb, R.S., and Keigwin, L.D., eds., 1999, Mechanisms of global climate change at millennial time scales: Washington, DC, American Geophysical Union, 394 p. [QC981.8.C5 M427 1999]

Dickin, A.P., 1995 (or 2005, 2nd ed.), Radiogenic isotope geology. New York: Cambridge University Press. [QE501 .4 .N9 D53 1995]

Ehlers, J., 1996, Quaternary and glacial geology: New York, NY, John Wiley and Sons, 578 p. [QE696 .E2813 1996]

Roberts, N., 1998, The Holocene; An environmental history: Malden, MA, Blackwell Publishers, 316 p. [GF13 .R6 1998]

Taylor, R.E., and Aitken, M.J., eds., 1997, Chronometric dating in archaeology: New York, NY, Plenum Press, 395 p. [CC78 .C46 1997]

Wagner, G.A., 1998, Age determination of young rocks and artifacts; Physical and chemical clocks in Quaternary geology and archaeology: New York, NY, Springer, 466 p. [CC78 .W34 1998]

Williams, M., et al, 1998, Quaternary environments: New York, NY, Arnold, 329 p. [QE720 .Q36 1998]

Poster: Stalker, A. MacS. and Chrucher, C.S., 1982, Ice Age deposits and animals from the southwestern part of the Great Plains of Canada: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 31, 1 sheet.
Poser: March, 1972, Ice Age Mammals of the Alaskan Tundra: National Geographic limited edition.

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