Geochronology: Methods and Case Studies
by Nils-Axel Morner (ed.)
Publisher: InTech 2014
Number of pages: 204
Chronology is the backbone of history, and there is a wise saying stating there is no history without a chronology. Earths evolutionary history is built up by geochronology, i.e. time benchmarks upon which the geological history is built up step by step over its total time period of about 4.5 billion years.
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