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Quaternary Dating Methods: An Introduction Mike Walker

Quaternary Dating Methods: An Introduction

Mike Walker

Published September 27th 2005
ISBN : 9786610238804
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305 pages
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This introductory textbook introduces the basics of dating, the range of techniques available and the strengths and limitations of each of the principal methods.Coverage includes: the concept of time in Quaternary Science and related fields the history of dating from lithostratigraphy and biostratigraphy the development and application of radiometric methods different methods in dating: radiometric dating, incremental dating, relative dating and age equivalencePresented in a clear and straightforward manner with the minimum of technical detail, this text is a great introduction for both students and practitioners in the Earth, Environmental and Archaeological Sciences.