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The radiocarbon community has since recognised the excellence of this research and some of the samples will be utilised in the next International Radiocarbon Inter-comparison exercise.
The results are published in Radiocarbon with the paper free to download (Hogg et al 2013b).
Includes minerals, rocks, topographic and geologic maps, structural geology, identification and interpretation of landforms, geologic time and relative age dating analysis, etc. Transfer: CSU, UC; CSU GE: B1 & B3; IGETC: Area 5A & Lab Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP Formation and development of the earth, its oceans, atmosphere and life through time.
This lesson is the third in a three-part series about the nucleus, isotopes, and radioactive decay.
The first lesson, Isotopes of Pennies, deals with isotopes and atomic mass.
Students investigate the theory and processes of radiometric age-dating of rocks.
Also included is a C-14 age-dating option for once-living materials.