Collection title

OCTOPUS Database v.2: The SahulArch Radiocarbon collection

Project title

OCTOPUS Database v.2

Description

Database of published radiocarbon ages for archaeological records from Sahul. Sample locations were obfuscated within a radius of 25 km and spatial data includes sample locations as circular polygons. The data uses the WGS84/Pseudo-Mercator (EPSG: 3857) projected coordinate reference system. Sample metadata is comprehensive and includes bibliographic, contextual, and sample preparation and measurement related information.

Publisher

ARC Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage (CABAH); University of Wollongong

Publication year

2021

Collection period

1961-2020

Extent of Data

Sahul (mainland Australia, Tasmania, New Guinea, and neighbouring islands)

Software Required

Web browser + any desktop GIS

FoR codes (2020)

370905 Quaternary environments, 450101 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander archaeology

Licensing

Data is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) license

Contact details

Email: codilean@uow.edu.au Phone: 02 4221 3426 Address: Building 41, SMAH/SEALS University of Wollongong, NSW, 2522

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