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Possible magmatic CO2 influence on the Laacher See eruption date

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Fig. 1: An example of magmatic CO2 effects on radiocarbon values of a tree growing near a volcanic centre.
Fig. 2: Sulfate levels in the NGRIP ice core1,11 compared with the previously published dates for the LSE.

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The original premise for this Comment was developed by J.U.L.B., F.B.W. and A.R.P. All authors contributed to the text and figures, and to the development of the concepts presented in the Comment.

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Baldini, J.U.L., Brown, R.J., Wadsworth, F.B. et al. Possible magmatic CO2 influence on the Laacher See eruption date. Nature 619, E1–E2 (2023).

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