STRATI 2013 pp 903-907 | Cite as

On the Problems of Correlating the Pleistocene Glacial Deposits in the Russian Altai with Siberian Stratigraphic Scales

  • A. R. AgatovaEmail author
  • R. K. Nepop
  • H. Rodnight
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Geology book series (SPRINGERGEOL)


Thermoluminescence (TL), infrared stimulated luminescence (IRSL), and 14C dates obtained for the Pleistocene glacial deposits from the Chagan section (Russian Altai) and previously published dates demonstrate the considerable complexity of the absolute dating of such sediments. These results cast doubt on available depositional correlation schemes for the Russian Altai and Siberia based on TL dating.


Pleistocene Glacial sedimentation TL IRSL Radiocarbon dating Russian Altai 



The study was funded by RFBR foundation (grant 13-05-00555).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Geology and MineralogyNovosibirskRussia
  2. 2.Institute for Geology and PalaeontologyUniversity of InnsbruckInnsbruckAustria

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