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

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

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by Ian McDougall, T. Mark Harrison
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195109201

ISBN-13: 9780195109207

Pub. Date: 08/28/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


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…  See more details below

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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.

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ISBN-13:
9780195109207
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
10.10(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1Historical Introduction3
2Basis of the [superscript 40]Ar/[superscript 39]Ar Dating Method9
3Technical Aspects44
4[superscript 40]Ar/[superscript 39]Ar Data Presentation and Interpretation109
5Diffusion Theory and Measurements137
6[superscript 40]Ar/[superscript 39]Ar Thermochronology165
7Applications and Case Histories191
References236
Index263

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