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Advances in 40 Ar/39 Ar dating: from archaeology to planetary sciences

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Authors and Corporations: Jourdan, Fred (Other), Jourdan, F. (Editor)
Other Authors: Jourdan, Fred [Other] • Jourdan, F. [Editor]
Type of Resource: Book
Language: English
London Geological Society 2014
Series: Geological Society: Special publication / the Geological Society, London ; 378
Source: Verbunddaten SWB
Subject: DK 550.93
DK 621.039.86
DK 546.293
DK 552.6
DK 551.24
DK 551.21
Call number: 14.2420 4.
Location: 14.2420 4.
ISBN: 9781862393608
Summary: Decoding the complete history of Earth and our solar system requires the placing of the scattered pages of Earth history in a precise chronological order, and the ⁴⁰Ar/³₉Ar dating technique is one of the most trusted dating techniques to do that. The ⁴⁰Ar/³₉Ar method has been in use for more than 40 years, and has constantly evolved since then. The steady improvement of the technique is largely due to a better understanding of the K/Ar system, an appreciation of the subtleties of geological material and a continuous refinement of the analytical tools used for isotope extraction and counting. The ⁴⁰Ar/³₉Ar method is also one of the most versatile techniques with countless applications in archaeology, tectonics, structural geology, orogenic processes and provenance studies, ore and petroleum genesis, volcanology, weathering processes and climate, and planetary geology. This volume is the first of its kind and covers methodological developments, modelling, data handling, and direct applications of the ⁴⁰Ar/³₉Ar technique.--
Physical Description: VI, 378 S.; Ill., graph. Darst., Kt
ISBN: 9781862393608
Call number: 14.2420 4.