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 equivalence Presented 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. Praise from the reviews: qThis book is a must for any Quaternary scientist.q SOUTH AFRICAN GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL, September 2006 aabvery well organized, clearly and straightforwardly written and provides a good overview on the wide field of Quaternary dating methodsaba JOURNAL OF QUATERNARY SCIENCE, January 2007Praise from the reviews: aquot;This book is a must for any Quaternary scientist.
|Title||:||Quaternary Dating Methods|
|Author||:||Mike Walker, Michael James Cawthorne Walker|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley and Sons - 2005-06-17|