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Description of the methods of geochronology used to estimate the dating of rocks and sediments with links to technique, equipment and contacts for a variety of methods.

by Geology and Environmental Change Science Center (Sponsor)
Related topics:
Carbon-14 analysis, Fission-track dating, Geochronology, Geologic history, Geologic time periods, Radiometric dating, Rubidium-strontium analysis, Uranium-thorium analysis
Alternative formats of this information:
Compatible standard Format
CCM of Project Open Data JSON
ISO 19115 XML

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