The samples included animal remains, shells, plant material and charcoal. "Nobody had ever done that before." The team analyzed organic material from artifacts obtained from museum collections that were not in good enough shape to go on display. By placing the dates in a computer model, the team was able to identify distinct periods of overlap in artifacts from the same time period, producing narrower and more precise age windows. Such calculations are not exact and produce results that represent a window of time, usually ranging between 200 to 300 years or so.The development of the database presented here is described in Brooks & Edwards (2006). Consequently, a firm understanding of RSL changes around Ireland underpins a variety of research, ranging from studies examining ice sheet history, Earth rheology, climate and sea level, to those concerned with coastal evolution, palaeogeography and archaeology.Users are advised to read this prior to using the database, as it outlines a number of important limitations associated with the data it contains. Several attempts have been made to model RSL change and GIA around the Irish coast and elsewhere (e.g. However, some authors have argued for caution in the adoption of these models, highlighting contradictions with field data (e.g. It is, therefore, vital that the collection of primary data continues in association with ongoing model development.
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