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If such a fish is then cooked in a ceramic pot, the radiocarbon age of the food crust will be higher than if a terrestrial animal was cooked in the pot.

This is known as the “reservoir effect” because the fish’s carbon actually comes from another “reservoir” than the carbon in terrestrial animals from the surrounding area.

L'appellation BP (Before Present) prend alors tout son sens : c'est l'histoire avant 1950.

En 1960, il a reçu le prix Nobel de chimie pour le développement de cette méthode (cf.

Hard water contains less Carbon-14 than the atmosphere, because dissolved carbonates are Carbon-14 free.