Written and edited by Ichiko Sugiyama, Kärt Paiste, and Aivo Lepland This past November, over 45 scientists and industry members from 13 nationalities gathered at the Geological Survey of Norway (NGU) in Trondheim to participate in the International Continental Scientific Drilling Program’s (ICDP) thematic workshop-the Gabon and Oxygenation of Earth – Drilling Early Earth ProjectContinue reading “GOE-DEEP: An International Continental Scientific Drilling Program (ICDP) proposal to probe Earth’s Great Oxidation”
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How can we tell the age of rocks and fossils?
Written by Ichiko Sugiyama and Dr. Kärt Paiste Knowing the age of different rock layers is paramount to reconstructing past environmental changes and is accomplished by dating rocks with various analytical techniques. Geologic dating methods can be placed into two broad categories: 1) relative dating and 2) absolute dating. Today, we will focus on understandingContinue reading “How can we tell the age of rocks and fossils?”
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