Mr Philip Naysmith

  • Research Fellow (Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre)

telephone: 01355270132
email: Philip.Naysmith@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Marine geochemistry of pollutant 14C: the development of analysis capabilities for biogeochemical fractions of the marine water column (PIC, POC, DIC and DOC).

Radiocarbon Dating: development of a graphite target preparation facility for AMS.

Radiocarbon dating of archaeological samples.

Extraction and Measurement of Cosmogenic In Situ 14C from Quartz.

Sample preparation for 14C intercomparison studies.


Grants

  • Radiocarbon Dating Research in Scottish Archaeology. (Historic Scotland). 2013-2016.
  • Times of Their Lives – The Neolithic of Europe. With G T Cook, W D Hamilton. (Collaboration with English Heritage/Cardiff University on their ERC Grant). £200,000. 2012-2016.
  • Measurement of EC, OC and TC in secondary organic aerosols. (NERC ClearfLo (Clean Air for London) Project). £14,300 to SUERC/University of Edinburgh. £12,800 to G T Cook & P Naysmith. 2011-2012.
  • Radiocarbon Intercomparison programme. With E M Scott (University of Glasgow), G T Cook.2012-2014. English Heritage has provided £20k over two years to run the next Radiocarbon Intercomparison program.

Publications

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Number of items: 39.

2017

Chen, B., Xu, S., Cook, G. T., Freeman, S. P.H.T. , Hou, X., Liu, C.-Q., Naysmith, P. and Yamaguchi, K. (2017) Local variance of atmospheric 14C concentrations around Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant from 2010 to 2012. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 314(2), pp. 1001-1007. (doi:10.1007/s10967-017-5459-8) (PMCID:PMC5658471)

Dunbar, E. , Naysmith, P., Cook, G.T., Scott, E.M. , Xu, S. and Tripney, B.G. (2017) Investigation of the analytical F14C bone background value at SUERC. Radiocarbon, 59(5), pp. 1463-1473. (doi:10.1017/RDC.2017.67)

Naysmith, P., Dunbar, E. , Scott, E.M. , Cook, G.T. and Tripney, B.G. (2017) Preliminary results for estimating the bone background uncertainties at SUERC using statistical analysis. Radiocarbon, 59(5), pp. 1579-1587. (doi:10.1017/RDC.2017.70)

Scott, E.M., Naysmith, P. and Cook, G.T. (2017) Should archaeologists care about 14C inter-comparisons? Why? A summary report on SIRI. Radiocarbon, 59(5), pp. 1589-1596. (doi:10.1017/RDC.2017.12)

Jacobsson, P., Hamilton, W. D., Cook, G., Crone, A., Dunbar, E. , Kinch, H. , Naysmith, P., Tripney, B. and Xu, S. (2017) Refining the Hallstatt plateau: Short-term 14C variability and small scale offsets in 50 consecutive tree-rings from south west Scotland dendro-dated to 410-460 BC. Radiocarbon, (doi:10.1017/RDC.2017.90) (Early Online Publication)

Scott, E. M. , Naysmith, P. and Cook, G. T. (2017) Why do we need 14C inter-comparisons?: The Glasgow 14C inter-comparison series, a reflection over 30 years. Quaternary Geochronology, (doi:10.1016/j.quageo.2017.08.001) (In Press)

2016

Xu, S. et al. (2016) Radiocarbon releases from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident. Scientific Reports, 6, 36947. (doi:10.1038/srep36947) (PMID:27841312)

Xu, S., Cook, G. T., Cresswell, A. J. , Dunbar, E. , Freeman, S. P.H.T. , Hou, X., Kinch, H. , Naysmith, P., Sanderson, D. W.C. and Zhang, L. (2016) Carbon, cesium and iodine isotopes in Japanese cedar 1 leaves from Iwaki, Fukushima. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 310(2), pp. 927-934. (doi:10.1007/s10967-016-4830-5) (PMID:27746518) (PMCID:PMC5042993)

Xu, S. et al. (2016) 14C levels in the vicinity of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant prior to the 2011 accident. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 157, pp. 90-96. (doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2016.03.013) (PMID:27023156)

Dunbar, E. , Cook, G.T., Naysmith, P., Tripney, B.G. and Xu, S. (2016) AMS 14C dating at the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre (SUERC) Radiocarbon Dating Laboratory. Radiocarbon, 58(01), pp. 9-23. (doi:10.1017/RDC.2015.2)

2015

Xu, S., Cook, G. T., Cresswell, A. J., Dunbar, E. , Freeman, S. P.H.T., Hastie, H., Hou, X., Jacobsson, P., Naysmith, P. and Sanderson, D. C.W. (2015) Radiocarbon concentration in modern tree rings from Fukushima, Japan. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 146, pp. 67-72. (doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2015.04.004) (PMID:25917022)

Muir, G.K.P., Hayward, S., Tripney, B.G. , Cook, G.T., Naysmith, P., Herbert, B.M.J., Garnett, M. and Wilkinson, M. (2015) Determining the biomass fraction of mixed waste fuels: A comparison of existing industry and 14C-based methodologies. Waste Management, 35, pp. 293-300. (doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2014.09.023)

2014

Tripney, B. G. , Naysmith, P. and Cook, G. T. (2014) A new database program installed at the SUERC radiocarbon laboratory. Radiocarbon, 56(2), pp. 567-572. (doi:10.2458/56.17447)

2012

Cook, G.T., Higham, T.F.G., Naysmith, P., Brock, F., Freeman, S.P.F.T. and Bayliss, A. (2012) Assessment of infinite-age bones from the upper Thames Valley, UK, as 14C background standards. Radiocarbon, 54(3-4), pp. 845-853. (doi:10.2458/azu_js_rc.v54i3–4.16161)

2011

Heal, M.R., Naysmith, P., Cook, G.T., Xu, S., Duran, T.R. and Harrison, R.M. (2011) Application of 14C analyses to source apportionment of carbonaceous PM2.5 in the UK. Atmospheric Environment, 45(14), pp. 2341-2348. (doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.02.029)

2010

Cook, G., Dixon, T.N., Russell, N., Naysmith, P., Xu, S. and Andrian, B. (2010) High-precision radiocarbon dating of the construction phase of Oakbank Crannog, Loch Tay, Perthshire. Radiocarbon, 52(2), pp. 346-355.

Naysmith, P. et al. (2010) 14C AMS at SUERC: improving QA data from the 5 MV tandem AMS and 250 kV SSAMS. Radiocarbon, 52(2), pp. 263-271. (doi:10.1017/S003382220004529X)

Scott, E.M., Cook, G. and Naysmith, P. (2010) A report on phase 2 of the Fifth International Radiocarbon Inter-Comparison (VIRI). In: 20th International Radiocarbon Conference, Hawaii, May 2009, pp. 846-858.

Freeman, S.P.H.T., Cook, G.T., Dougans, A.B., Naysmith, P., Wilcken, K.M. and Xu, S. (2010) Improved SSAMS performance. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 268(7-8), pp. 715-717. (doi:10.1016/j.nimb.2009.10.012)

Fülöp, R.H., Naysmith, P., Cook, G.T., Fabel, D., Xu, S. and Bishop, P. (2010) Update on the performance of the SUERC in situ cosmogenic 14C extraction line. Radiocarbon, 52(3), pp. 1288-1294.

Scott, E.M., Cook, G. and Naysmith, P. (2010) The fifth international radiocarbon intercomparison (VIRI): An assessment of laboratory performance in stage 3. Radiocarbon, 53(2-3), pp. 859-865.

Scott, E.M., Cook, G.T. and Naysmith, P. (2010) The Fifth International Radiocarbon Intercomparison (VIRI): an assessment of laboratory performance in stage 3. Radiocarbon, 52(3), pp. 859-865.

Scott, E.M., Cook, G.T. and Naysmith, P. (2010) A report on phase 2 of the Fifth International Radiocarbon Intercomparison (VIRI). Radiocarbon, 52(3), pp. 846-858.

2009

Fulop, R., Bishop, P., Fabel, D. , Cook, G., Schnabel, C., Naysmith, P. and Xu, S. (2009) Determining amounts and timing of soil erosion using in situ cosmogenic C-14 and Be-ao. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 73(13 (Su), A403. (doi:10.1016/j.gca.2009.05.005)

2007

Freeman, S. et al. (2007) The SUERC AMS laboratory after 3 years. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 259(1), pp. 66-70. (doi:10.1016/j.nimb.2007.01.312)

Prudncio, M. I., Marques, R., Rebelo, L., Cook, G. T., Cardoso, G. O., Naysmith, P., Freeman, S. T., Franco, D. and Brito, P. (2007) Radiocarbon and blue optically stimulated luminescence chronologies of the Oitavos consolidated dune (Western Portugal). Radiocarbon, 49(2), pp. 1145-1151.

2004

Cook, G.T., Scott, E.M., MacKenzie, A.B., Naysmith, F.H., Isogai, K., Kershaw, P.J., Anderson, R. and Naysmith, P. (2004) Reconstructing the history of 14C discharges from Sellafield Part 2. Aquatic discharges. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 260(2), 239 -247. (doi:10.1023/B:JRNC.0000027091.33389.8f)

Gulliver, P. , Cook, G.T., MacKenzie, A.B., Naysmith, P. and Anderson, R. (2004) Sources of anthropogenic C-14 to the North Sea. Radiocarbon, 46(2), pp. 869-875.

Naysmith, P., Cook, G.T., Phillips, W.M., Lifton, N.A. and Anderson, R. (2004) Preliminary results for the extraction and measurement of cosmogenic in situ C-14 from quartz. Radiocarbon, 46(1), pp. 201-206.

Scott, E.M. et al. (2004) Future needs and requirements for AMS C-14 standards and reference materials. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 224, pp. 382-387. (doi:10.1016/j.nimb.2004.04.074)

Scott, E.M. et al. (2004) Precision and accuracy in applied C-14 dating: some findings from the Fourth International Radiocarbon Inter-comparison. Journal of Archaeological Science, 31(9), pp. 1209-1213. (doi:10.1016/j.jas.2002.06.001)

2003

Boaretto, E. et al. (2003) How reliable are radiocarbon laboratories? A report on the Fourth International Radiocarbon Inter-comparison (FIRI) (1998-2001).(Method). Antiquity, 77(295), pp. 146-155.

Boaretto, E. et al. (2003) How reliable are radiocarbon laboratories? A report on the Fourth International Radiocarbon Inter-comparison(FIRI) (1998-2001). Antiquity, 77(295), pp. 146-154.

Scott, E.M., Bryant, C., Cook, G.T. and Naysmith, P. (2003) Is there a fifth international radiocarbon intercomparison (VIRI)? Radiocarbon, 45(3), pp. 493-495.

2001

Bryant, C. et al. (2001) Is comparability of C-14 dates an issue?: A status report on the fourth international radiocarbon intercomparison. Radiocarbon, 43(2A), pp. 321-324.

Gulliver, P. , Cook, G.T., MacKenzie, A.B., Naysmith, P. and Anderson, R. (2001) Transport of Sellafield-derived C-14 from the Irish Sea through the North Channel. Radiocarbon, 43(2B), pp. 869-877.

2000

Brown, L., Cook, G.T., MacKenzie, A.B., Naysmith, P., Anderson, R., Thomson, J. and Nixon, S. (2000) Characterisation of differential mixing of foraminifera and bulk carbonate in NE Atlantic sediments. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 172, pp. 490-494. (doi:10.1016/S0168-583X(00)00389-X)

Bryant, C. et al. (2000) Sample requirements and design of an inter-laboratory trial for radiocarbon laboratories. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 172, pp. 355-358. (doi:10.1016/S0168-583X(00)00098-7)

1997

Cook, G.T., Mackenzie, A.B., Naysmith, P. and Anderson, R. (1997) Natural and anthropogenic 14C in the UK coastal marine environment. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 40(1), pp. 89-111. (doi:10.1016/S0265-931X(97)00061-1)

This list was generated on Sat Dec 16 10:48:14 2017 GMT.
Number of items: 39.

Articles

Chen, B., Xu, S., Cook, G. T., Freeman, S. P.H.T. , Hou, X., Liu, C.-Q., Naysmith, P. and Yamaguchi, K. (2017) Local variance of atmospheric 14C concentrations around Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant from 2010 to 2012. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 314(2), pp. 1001-1007. (doi:10.1007/s10967-017-5459-8) (PMCID:PMC5658471)

Dunbar, E. , Naysmith, P., Cook, G.T., Scott, E.M. , Xu, S. and Tripney, B.G. (2017) Investigation of the analytical F14C bone background value at SUERC. Radiocarbon, 59(5), pp. 1463-1473. (doi:10.1017/RDC.2017.67)

Naysmith, P., Dunbar, E. , Scott, E.M. , Cook, G.T. and Tripney, B.G. (2017) Preliminary results for estimating the bone background uncertainties at SUERC using statistical analysis. Radiocarbon, 59(5), pp. 1579-1587. (doi:10.1017/RDC.2017.70)

Scott, E.M., Naysmith, P. and Cook, G.T. (2017) Should archaeologists care about 14C inter-comparisons? Why? A summary report on SIRI. Radiocarbon, 59(5), pp. 1589-1596. (doi:10.1017/RDC.2017.12)

Jacobsson, P., Hamilton, W. D., Cook, G., Crone, A., Dunbar, E. , Kinch, H. , Naysmith, P., Tripney, B. and Xu, S. (2017) Refining the Hallstatt plateau: Short-term 14C variability and small scale offsets in 50 consecutive tree-rings from south west Scotland dendro-dated to 410-460 BC. Radiocarbon, (doi:10.1017/RDC.2017.90) (Early Online Publication)

Scott, E. M. , Naysmith, P. and Cook, G. T. (2017) Why do we need 14C inter-comparisons?: The Glasgow 14C inter-comparison series, a reflection over 30 years. Quaternary Geochronology, (doi:10.1016/j.quageo.2017.08.001) (In Press)

Xu, S. et al. (2016) Radiocarbon releases from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident. Scientific Reports, 6, 36947. (doi:10.1038/srep36947) (PMID:27841312)

Xu, S., Cook, G. T., Cresswell, A. J. , Dunbar, E. , Freeman, S. P.H.T. , Hou, X., Kinch, H. , Naysmith, P., Sanderson, D. W.C. and Zhang, L. (2016) Carbon, cesium and iodine isotopes in Japanese cedar 1 leaves from Iwaki, Fukushima. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 310(2), pp. 927-934. (doi:10.1007/s10967-016-4830-5) (PMID:27746518) (PMCID:PMC5042993)

Xu, S. et al. (2016) 14C levels in the vicinity of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant prior to the 2011 accident. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 157, pp. 90-96. (doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2016.03.013) (PMID:27023156)

Dunbar, E. , Cook, G.T., Naysmith, P., Tripney, B.G. and Xu, S. (2016) AMS 14C dating at the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre (SUERC) Radiocarbon Dating Laboratory. Radiocarbon, 58(01), pp. 9-23. (doi:10.1017/RDC.2015.2)

Xu, S., Cook, G. T., Cresswell, A. J., Dunbar, E. , Freeman, S. P.H.T., Hastie, H., Hou, X., Jacobsson, P., Naysmith, P. and Sanderson, D. C.W. (2015) Radiocarbon concentration in modern tree rings from Fukushima, Japan. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 146, pp. 67-72. (doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2015.04.004) (PMID:25917022)

Muir, G.K.P., Hayward, S., Tripney, B.G. , Cook, G.T., Naysmith, P., Herbert, B.M.J., Garnett, M. and Wilkinson, M. (2015) Determining the biomass fraction of mixed waste fuels: A comparison of existing industry and 14C-based methodologies. Waste Management, 35, pp. 293-300. (doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2014.09.023)

Tripney, B. G. , Naysmith, P. and Cook, G. T. (2014) A new database program installed at the SUERC radiocarbon laboratory. Radiocarbon, 56(2), pp. 567-572. (doi:10.2458/56.17447)

Cook, G.T., Higham, T.F.G., Naysmith, P., Brock, F., Freeman, S.P.F.T. and Bayliss, A. (2012) Assessment of infinite-age bones from the upper Thames Valley, UK, as 14C background standards. Radiocarbon, 54(3-4), pp. 845-853. (doi:10.2458/azu_js_rc.v54i3–4.16161)

Heal, M.R., Naysmith, P., Cook, G.T., Xu, S., Duran, T.R. and Harrison, R.M. (2011) Application of 14C analyses to source apportionment of carbonaceous PM2.5 in the UK. Atmospheric Environment, 45(14), pp. 2341-2348. (doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.02.029)

Cook, G., Dixon, T.N., Russell, N., Naysmith, P., Xu, S. and Andrian, B. (2010) High-precision radiocarbon dating of the construction phase of Oakbank Crannog, Loch Tay, Perthshire. Radiocarbon, 52(2), pp. 346-355.

Naysmith, P. et al. (2010) 14C AMS at SUERC: improving QA data from the 5 MV tandem AMS and 250 kV SSAMS. Radiocarbon, 52(2), pp. 263-271. (doi:10.1017/S003382220004529X)

Freeman, S.P.H.T., Cook, G.T., Dougans, A.B., Naysmith, P., Wilcken, K.M. and Xu, S. (2010) Improved SSAMS performance. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 268(7-8), pp. 715-717. (doi:10.1016/j.nimb.2009.10.012)

Fülöp, R.H., Naysmith, P., Cook, G.T., Fabel, D., Xu, S. and Bishop, P. (2010) Update on the performance of the SUERC in situ cosmogenic 14C extraction line. Radiocarbon, 52(3), pp. 1288-1294.

Scott, E.M., Cook, G. and Naysmith, P. (2010) The fifth international radiocarbon intercomparison (VIRI): An assessment of laboratory performance in stage 3. Radiocarbon, 53(2-3), pp. 859-865.

Scott, E.M., Cook, G.T. and Naysmith, P. (2010) The Fifth International Radiocarbon Intercomparison (VIRI): an assessment of laboratory performance in stage 3. Radiocarbon, 52(3), pp. 859-865.

Scott, E.M., Cook, G.T. and Naysmith, P. (2010) A report on phase 2 of the Fifth International Radiocarbon Intercomparison (VIRI). Radiocarbon, 52(3), pp. 846-858.

Fulop, R., Bishop, P., Fabel, D. , Cook, G., Schnabel, C., Naysmith, P. and Xu, S. (2009) Determining amounts and timing of soil erosion using in situ cosmogenic C-14 and Be-ao. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 73(13 (Su), A403. (doi:10.1016/j.gca.2009.05.005)

Freeman, S. et al. (2007) The SUERC AMS laboratory after 3 years. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 259(1), pp. 66-70. (doi:10.1016/j.nimb.2007.01.312)

Prudncio, M. I., Marques, R., Rebelo, L., Cook, G. T., Cardoso, G. O., Naysmith, P., Freeman, S. T., Franco, D. and Brito, P. (2007) Radiocarbon and blue optically stimulated luminescence chronologies of the Oitavos consolidated dune (Western Portugal). Radiocarbon, 49(2), pp. 1145-1151.

Cook, G.T., Scott, E.M., MacKenzie, A.B., Naysmith, F.H., Isogai, K., Kershaw, P.J., Anderson, R. and Naysmith, P. (2004) Reconstructing the history of 14C discharges from Sellafield Part 2. Aquatic discharges. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 260(2), 239 -247. (doi:10.1023/B:JRNC.0000027091.33389.8f)

Gulliver, P. , Cook, G.T., MacKenzie, A.B., Naysmith, P. and Anderson, R. (2004) Sources of anthropogenic C-14 to the North Sea. Radiocarbon, 46(2), pp. 869-875.

Naysmith, P., Cook, G.T., Phillips, W.M., Lifton, N.A. and Anderson, R. (2004) Preliminary results for the extraction and measurement of cosmogenic in situ C-14 from quartz. Radiocarbon, 46(1), pp. 201-206.

Scott, E.M. et al. (2004) Future needs and requirements for AMS C-14 standards and reference materials. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 224, pp. 382-387. (doi:10.1016/j.nimb.2004.04.074)

Scott, E.M. et al. (2004) Precision and accuracy in applied C-14 dating: some findings from the Fourth International Radiocarbon Inter-comparison. Journal of Archaeological Science, 31(9), pp. 1209-1213. (doi:10.1016/j.jas.2002.06.001)

Boaretto, E. et al. (2003) How reliable are radiocarbon laboratories? A report on the Fourth International Radiocarbon Inter-comparison (FIRI) (1998-2001).(Method). Antiquity, 77(295), pp. 146-155.

Boaretto, E. et al. (2003) How reliable are radiocarbon laboratories? A report on the Fourth International Radiocarbon Inter-comparison(FIRI) (1998-2001). Antiquity, 77(295), pp. 146-154.

Scott, E.M., Bryant, C., Cook, G.T. and Naysmith, P. (2003) Is there a fifth international radiocarbon intercomparison (VIRI)? Radiocarbon, 45(3), pp. 493-495.

Bryant, C. et al. (2001) Is comparability of C-14 dates an issue?: A status report on the fourth international radiocarbon intercomparison. Radiocarbon, 43(2A), pp. 321-324.

Gulliver, P. , Cook, G.T., MacKenzie, A.B., Naysmith, P. and Anderson, R. (2001) Transport of Sellafield-derived C-14 from the Irish Sea through the North Channel. Radiocarbon, 43(2B), pp. 869-877.

Brown, L., Cook, G.T., MacKenzie, A.B., Naysmith, P., Anderson, R., Thomson, J. and Nixon, S. (2000) Characterisation of differential mixing of foraminifera and bulk carbonate in NE Atlantic sediments. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 172, pp. 490-494. (doi:10.1016/S0168-583X(00)00389-X)

Bryant, C. et al. (2000) Sample requirements and design of an inter-laboratory trial for radiocarbon laboratories. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 172, pp. 355-358. (doi:10.1016/S0168-583X(00)00098-7)

Cook, G.T., Mackenzie, A.B., Naysmith, P. and Anderson, R. (1997) Natural and anthropogenic 14C in the UK coastal marine environment. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 40(1), pp. 89-111. (doi:10.1016/S0265-931X(97)00061-1)

Conference Proceedings

Scott, E.M., Cook, G. and Naysmith, P. (2010) A report on phase 2 of the Fifth International Radiocarbon Inter-Comparison (VIRI). In: 20th International Radiocarbon Conference, Hawaii, May 2009, pp. 846-858.

This list was generated on Sat Dec 16 10:48:14 2017 GMT.