ISBN-10:
0195109201
ISBN-13:
9780195109207
Pub. Date:
08/05/1999
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Geochronology and Thermochronology by the 40Ar/39Ar Method / Edition 2

Geochronology and Thermochronology by the 40Ar/39Ar Method / Edition 2

by Ian McDougall, T. Mark HarrisonIan McDougall

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Overview

Argon isotopic dating is one of the most important techniques for estimating the ages of rocks and can be used on very small samples. It has been used to assign reliable ages to the Earth and numerous meteorites. This second edition covers the standard principles and methods and incorporates many of new developments from the last decade. It covers the basis of the method, technical aspects, data presentation, diffusion theory, thermochronology, and many applications and case studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195109207
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 08/05/1999
Edition description: REV
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 10.10(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents



1. Historical Introduction
2. Basis of the ]4]0Ar/ ]9Ar Dating Method
3. Technical Aspects
4. ]4]0Ar/ ]9Ar Data Presentation and Interpretation
5. Diffusion Theory and Measurements
6. ]4]0Ar/ ]9Ar Thermochronology
7. Applications and Case Histories
References
Index

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