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Quaternary Dating Methods (edition 2005)
by Mike Walker
Quaternary Dating Methods by Mike H. C. Walker
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0470869275, Paperback)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 fieldsthe history of dating from lithostratigraphy and biostratigraphythe development and application of radiometric methodsdifferent 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:
"This book is a must for any Quaternary scientist." SOUTH AFRICAN GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL, September 2006
“…very well organized, clearly and straightforwardly written and provides a good overview on the wide field of Quaternary dating methods…” JOURNAL OF QUATERNARY SCIENCE, January 2007
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