Dating ricerca

In both cases we show that radiocarbon dates of the last formed wood along the circumference are not chronologically homogenous, and can differ by up to a few decades.Thus the outermost wood layer does not necessarily represent the date of the last year of growth.



Here we examine a cross-section from a living olive branch bearing green leaves, and we expand the investigation of the whole olive tree cross-section studied previously by us.

We first analyzed a living branch, which was bearing other smaller branches with many green leaves from an olive tree growing at a location called Havat Hanania in northern Israel (Fig. The branch was cut in 2013, and the tree was likely originally planted in the 1930s.


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