Chapter 7. The Time Dimension

  1. Michael E. Brookfield

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694015.ch7

Principles of Stratigraphy

Principles of Stratigraphy

How to Cite

Brookfield, M. E. (2003) The Time Dimension, in Principles of Stratigraphy, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694015.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 19 DEC 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405111645

Online ISBN: 9780470694015

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Keywords:

  • geologic time;
  • planets;
  • crucifixion;
  • geologists;
  • relative ages

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Age equivalence

  • Relative ages

  • Numerical methods (ages in years)

  • Calibration of relative and numerical dates