Geochronology and Thermochronology by the 40ar/39ar Method (Hardcover)

By Ian McDougall, Mark Harrison, T. Mark Harrison

Oxford University Press, USA, 9780195109207, 288pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 1999

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Description

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.