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?”