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An Introduction to Optical Dating: The Dating of Quaternary Sediments by the Use of Photon-Stimulated Luminescence Hardcover – 9 Jul 1998


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'...highly timely and very welcome...With this book, Martin Aitken has put together the materials for readers to choose and to make new tools to tackle the problems encountered in optical dating.' (The Holocene, 1999)

' This hardback book exudes authority ... the book's author was one of the foremost authorities in his field... fascinating and relatively easy to read' Open University Geological Society

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The prime motivation that led to the initial trial of optical dating (Huntley et al. 1985) was to achieve a better method of dating sediment than was possible with thermoluminescence; subsequently it has also been found advantageous in dating pottery and for radiation dosimetry, as well as for detecting the artificial irradiation of foodstuffs. Read the first page
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broken date of stons 3 May 2000
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I want to rewiew the methods suitable for dating the cracks,broken stons and rate of sedimentation from a moumtain. Also the suitable techniques.
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