OCTOPUS Database v.2: The SahulArch Radiocarbon collection
OCTOPUS Database v.2
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.
ARC Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage (CABAH); University of Wollongong
Saktura W.M., Munack H., Codilean A.T., Wood R., Petchey F., Jacobs Z., Williams A., Ulm S., 2021, OCTOPUS Database v.2: The SahulArch Radiocarbon collection. Sahul-wide database of published archaeological records with radiometric ages.
Extent of Data
Sahul (mainland Australia, Tasmania, New Guinea, and neighbouring islands)
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FoR codes (2020)
370905 Quaternary environments, 450101 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander archaeology
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