The Age of the Rocks

  • Martin MeschedeEmail author
  • Laurence N. Warr
Part of the Regional Geology Reviews book series (RGR)


Knowing the age of rocks for geoscientific investigations is of utmost importance. Very many methods that can provide age information are available to the geologist. Nevertheless, in many cases, it is not possible to determine an absolute rock age.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Geography and GeologyUniversity of GreifswaldGreifswaldGermany

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