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G & G research using Absolute Age Dating

Examples of G & G research involving geochronology and absolute age dating include:

Maher, Kate, Steefel, C.I., DePaolo, D.J., and Viani, B.E., 2006, The mineral dissolution rate conundrum: insights from reactive transport modeling of U isotopes and pore fluid chemistry in marine sediments: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 70, no. 2, p. 337-363.

Maher, K., Wooden, J.L., Paces, J.B., and Miller, D.M., 2007, 230Th-U dating of surficial deposits using the ion microprobe SHRIMP-RG:  a microstratigraphic perspective:  Quaternary International, v. 166, no. 1, p. 15-28.

See also Tephrochronology

Click here to see a completed/retired project website about about absolute age dating/geochronology methods used by G & G scientists.



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