anchorTime {astrochron}R Documentation

Anchor a floating astrochronology to a radioisotopic age

Description

Anchor a floating astrochronology to a radioisotopic age. The floating astrochronology is centered on a given ('floating') time datum and assigned the 'anchored' age.

Usage

anchorTime(dat,time,age,timeDir=1,flipOut=F,verbose=T,genplot=T)

Arguments

dat

Stratigraphic series. First column should be floating time scale, second column should be data value.

time

'Floating' time datum to center record on. Units should be ka.

age

Radioisotopic age (or othwerwise) for anchoring at floating 'time' datum. Units should be ka.

timeDir

Direction of 'floating' time in input record; 1 = elapsed time towards present; 2 = elapsed time away from present

flipOut

Flip the output (sort so the ages are presented in decreasing order)? (T or F)

genplot

Generate summary plots? (T or F)

verbose

Verbose output? (T or F)


[Package astrochron version 1.0 Index]