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書名 Encyclopedia of scientific dating methods / edited by W. Jack Rink, Jeroen W. Thompson
出版項 Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 2015
國際標準書號 9789400763043 (electronic bk.)
9789400763036 (paper)
國際標準號碼 10.1007/978-94-007-6304-3 doi
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (xxix, 978 pages) : illustrations (some color), digital ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
text file PDF rda
系列 Encyclopedia of earth sciences series, 1388-4360
Encyclopedia of earth sciences series
附註 This volume provides an overview of (1) the physical and chemical foundations of dating methods and (2) the applications of dating methods in the geological sciences, biology, and archaeology, in almost 200 articles from over 200 international authors. It will serve as the most comprehensive treatise on widely accepted dating methods in the earth sciences and related fields. No other volume has a similar scope, in terms of methods and applications and particularly time range. Dating methods are used to determine the timing and rate of various processes, such as sedimentation (terrestrial and marine), tectonics, volcanism, geomorphological change, cooling rates, crystallization, fluid flow, glaciation, climate change and evolution. The volume includes applications in terrestrial and extraterrestrial settings, the burgeoning field of molecular-clock dating and topics in the intersection of earth sciences with forensics. The content covers a broad range of techniques and applications. All major accepted dating techniques are included, as well as all major datable materials
Host Item Springer eBooks
主題 Geochronometry -- Encyclopedias
Earth Sciences
Life Sciences, general
Forensic Science
Environment, general
Atmospheric Sciences
Alt Author Jack Rink, W., editor
Thompson, Jeroen W., editor
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