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Title: Geological Time
Url: http://homepage.usask.ca/~mjr347/prog/geoe118/geoe118.038.html
Publisher: University of Saskatchewan
Description: "Why do engineers need to know about geologic time?" That question is answered in this resource from the University of Saskatchewan's Department of Civil and Geological Engineering. Provided here is a discussion of the concepts of geological time; relative dating methods, such as correlation; and absolute dating methods, such as radiometric methods. Diagrams and charts are included to demonstrate these complex concepts.
LC Classification: Science -- Geology -- Communication in geology -- Computer network resources
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Geological time. Age of the earth
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Geology
Key Concept: Geology -- Geologic time
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Charts and Diagrams
Instructional Materials
Overviews
Reading Materials
Science Materials
StillImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
Language: English
Rights: Department of Civil and Geological Engineering, University of Saskatchewan
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: cross cutting relationships
decay series
deformation
half-life
inclusions
principle of fossil succession
principle of superposition
Rock mechanics
Date Of Record Release: 2008-04-17 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2008-04-16 12:35:19 (W3C-DTF)
Source: GROW  GROW
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Resource URL Clicks: 3
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