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E&G Quaternary Sci. J., 71, 23–43, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/egqsj-71-23-2022
E&G Quaternary Sci. J., 71, 23–43, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/egqsj-71-23-2022

Research article 14 Feb 2022

Research article | 14 Feb 2022

Evaluation of geochemical proxies and radiocarbon data from a loess record of the Upper Palaeolithic site Kammern-Grubgraben, Lower Austria

Lilian Reiss et al.

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We aim at testing and evaluating geochemical proxies and material for radiocarbon dating for their reliability and consistency at the Palaeolithic site Kammern-Grubgraben (Lower Austria). While carbonate and organic carbon contents are interpreted in terms of palaeoclimate variability, pedogenic carbonates turned out to be of Holocene age. As a consequence, the proxy data assessed here are differentially suitable for environmental reconstructions.