OCTOPUS Database v.2: The SahulArch OSL collection (v.2)
OCTOPUS Database v.2
Database of published optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) 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)
Saktura W.M., Rehn E., Munack H., Codilean A.T., Jacobs Z., Williams A., Ulm S., 2022, The SahulArch OSL collection. Sahul-wide database of published archaeological records with radiometric ages (v.2).
1990 - 2022
Extent of Data
Sahul (mainland Australia, Tasmania, New Guinea, and neighbouring islands)
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FoR codes (2020)
370905 Quaternary environments, 430103 Archaeology of Australia (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander)
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