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CAIRO BOOKS's Description
This introductory textbook introduces the basics of dating, the range of
techniques available and the strengths and limitations of each of the principal
Coverage includes: the concept of time in Quaternary Science and related
fields the history of dating from lithostratigraphy and biostratigraphy the
development and application of radiometric methods different methods in dating:
radiometric dating, incremental dating, relative dating and age equivalence
Presented in a clear and straightforward manner with the minimum of technical
detail, this text is a great introduction for both students and practitioners
in the Earth, Environmental and Archaeological Sciences.
Praise from the reviews:
"This book is a must for any Quaternary scientist." SOUTH AFRICAN
GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL, September 2006
“…very well organized, clearly and straightforwardly written and provides a
good overview on the wide field of Quaternary dating methods …” JOURNAL OF
QUATERNARY SCIENCE, January 2007