Dr. Charlotte Pearson Receives National Science Foundation MRI Grant for Groundbreaking Mini Carbon Dating System

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

We are delighted to announce Dr. Charlotte Pearson in the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, with support of co-investigators Dr. Kevin AnchukaitisDr. Bryan Black, and Dr. Kaustubh Thirumalai, received a National Science Foundation Major Research Instrument Program grant funding a Mini Carbon Dating System (MICADAS) to measure the amount of radiocarbon or Carbon-14 in organic (and some inorganic) materials at the University of Arizona.

The instrument will be integrated into the research, teaching, and public outreach programs of the world’s founding Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research (LTRR), which has interwoven with radiocarbon dating since inception of the technique in the 1960s.

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