Encyclopedia of Scientific Dating Methods by W. Jack Rink, Jeroen W. Thompson

By W. Jack Rink, Jeroen W. Thompson

This quantity offers an summary of (1) the actual and chemical foundations of relationship tools and (2) the purposes of relationship equipment within the geological sciences, biology, and archaeology, in nearly two hundred articles from over 2 hundred overseas authors. it is going to function the main complete treatise on generally accredited courting tools within the earth sciences and similar fields. No different quantity has the same scope, by way of tools and functions and especially time diversity. relationship tools are used to figure out the timing and price of varied techniques, comparable to sedimentation (terrestrial and marine), tectonics, volcanism, geomorphological switch, cooling charges, crystallization, fluid circulate, glaciation, weather swap and evolution. the amount comprises functions in terrestrial and extraterrestrial settings, the burgeoning box of molecular-clock courting and themes within the intersection of earth sciences with forensics. The content material covers a vast variety of strategies and functions. All significant authorised courting strategies are incorporated, in addition to all significant datable fabrics.

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Bogard, D. , Nyquist, L. , Garrison, D. , Reedy, R. , 2011. Cosmic-ray exposure history of the Norton County enstatite achondrite. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 46(2), 284–310. , 1971. Half-life of 53Mn. Physical Review C, 4, 1182–1188. , and Gostomski, L. , 2012. Precise and direct determination of the half-life of 41Ca. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 88, 51–65. Jull, A. J. , 2001. Terrestrial ages of meteorites. , and Schmitz, B. ), Accretion of Extraterrestrial Matter Throughout Earth’s History.

And Willenbring, J. , 2013. A cosmic trip: 25 years of cosmogenic nuclides in geology. GSA Bulletin, 125(9/10), 1379–1402. , 2008. Accelerator mass spectrometry. Mass Spectrometry Reviews, 27, 398–427. Herzog, G. , Bogard, D. , Nyquist, L. , Garrison, D. , Reedy, R. , 2011. Cosmic-ray exposure history of the Norton County enstatite achondrite. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 46(2), 284–310. , 1971. Half-life of 53Mn. Physical Review C, 4, 1182–1188. , and Gostomski, L. , 2012. Precise and direct determination of the half-life of 41Ca.

Like radiocarbon, both cosmogenic and anthropogenic sources of 129I can be used for dating. , 1984) because iodine is very soluble and becomes concentrated in these materials. , 2009). , 2005). The remaining AMS isotopes given in Table 1 (32Si, 41 Ca, 81Kr) are less widely studied but have potential as isotopic chronometers. , 1960), but poses significant analytical challenges, in part due to its low abundance. Fifield and Morgenstern (2009) have demonstrated the feasibility of dating glacial ice with AMS measurements of 32Si.

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