Types of methods Superposition Relative dating Absolute dating Carbon 14 Potassium-argon or Rubidium-strontium

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Slide 2 Types of methods Superposition Relative dating Absolute dating Carbon 14 Potassium-argon or Rubidium-strontium Slide 3 Absolute dating Slide 4 What can we date Any thing that is composed of organic material Slide 5 How we date fossils in Florida Biostratigraphy is the process of dating rocks by using the fossils contained within them, by using microfossils and macrofossils. Correlation- is demonstrating that a particular horizon in one geological section represents the same period in another horizon Slide 6 Problems with dating in Florida Slide 7 Resources http://www.epgeology.com/geology http://paleo.cc/kpaleo/fossdate.htm

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