Age determination of young rocks and artifacts : physical and chemical clocks in quaternary geology and archaeology (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Age determination of young rocks and artifacts : physical and chemical clocks in quaternary geology and archaeology

Author: Günther Wagner
Publisher: Berlin : Springer, cop. 2010.
Series: Natural science in archaeology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dating the Quaternary, which covers approximately the last 2 million years, has experienced considerable progress over the past few decades. On the other hand, instrumental improvements, such as the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Günther Wagner
ISBN: 3642083315 9783642083310
OCLC Number: 711642071
Description: xviii, 466 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1 Introduction.- 2 Materials.- 3 Radiogenic Noble Gases.- 4 Uranium Series (Radioactive Equilibrium, Disequilibrium as Clock, Detection Techniques, Thermo-Ionization Mass Spectrometry, Gamma Spectrometry).- 5 Cosmogenic Nuclides (Atmospheric Production, In Situ Production, Accelerator Mass Spectrometry).- 6 Particle Tracks (Track Accumulation Age).- 7 Radiation Dosimetry (Radiation Damage, Natural Dose, Resetting, Fading, Dose Rate, Dose Rate Evaluation).- 8 Chemical Reactions (Reaction Kinetics, Diffusion).- 9 Paleomagnetism.- 10 Earth's Orbit, Climate and Age.- References.
Series Title: Natural science in archaeology.
Responsibility: by Gunther A. Wagner ; translated by S. Schiegl.

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