BSea {deltar}R Documentation

Radiocarbon dates of marine shells from the Bering Sea


This data set provides radiocarbon dates made from marine shells with known collection dates sampled in the Bering Sea. There are four samples in this data set organized as columns. For more details see McNeely et al, 2006.




A data frame containing five columns and three rows. First column indicates a type of dates constituting each of four samples stored in the other columns. Rows correspond to (in descending order): sample collection date (in calendar years AD/BC), radiocarbon date of the sample and its standard deviation. Column names indicate sample identification codes, which is further used for sample identification.


Data were published in McNeely et al, 2006 and available at CHRONO Marine Reservoir Database (


McNeely R, Dyke AS, Southon J. 2006. Canadian marine reservoir ages: preliminary data assessment. Geological Survey of Canada Open File 5049. <doi:10.13140/2.1.1461.6649>

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