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This study was designed to address some of these topics: the FRE in rivers; the short-term variability of the FRE; and the impact of the FRE on radiocarbon dating in estuarine environments.
Therefore, modern river samples, archaeological samples from riparian sites, and samples from a fjord sediment core were radiocarbon dated.
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The freshwater reservoir effect can result in anomalously old radiocarbon ages of samples from lakes and rivers.
In these cases, the consumption or preparation of large amounts of freshwater fish lead to spurious apparent ages of the bones and pottery.
Also aquatic plants which are incapable of assimilating carbonates, and rely on CO variability of the freshwater reservoir effect, and rivers have been underrepresented in studies of the FRE, with most studies focusing on lakes.
In a sediment core from the Limfjord, northern Denmark, the impact of the freshwater reservoir effect on radiocarbon dating in an estuarine environment is examined.
Here, freshwater influence causes reservoir ages to vary between 250 and 700 C years during the period 5400 BC - AD 700.
One of the basic assumptions in radiocarbon dating is that a sample incorporates carbon in equilibrium with the atmosphere. The marine reservoir effect is well-acknowledged among archaeologists, although the knee-jerk subtraction of 400 years from radiocarbon dates of marine samples might be too simplistic in some cases.