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Detection of thin tephra deposits in peat and organic lake sediments by rapid X-radiography and X-ray fluorescence techniques

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This paper reports the application of the X-ray image process of X-radiography to unopened, small diameter organic sediment cores containing thin tephra deposits. Second, a rapid technique for detecting tephra layers in peat samples by X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysis is described.
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Lowe, D. J., Hogg, A. G., & Hendy, C. H. (1981). Detection of thin tephra deposits in peat and organic lake sediments by rapid X-radiography and X-ray fluorescence techniques. In R. Howorth, P. C. Froggatt, C. G. Vucetich, & J. D. Collen (Eds.), Proceedings of Tephra Workshop, Geology Department, Victoria University of Wellington, Publication 20 (pp. 74–77). Wellington: Victoria University of Wellington.
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1981
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Victoria University of Wellington
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