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1 Dating methods

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

3 Absolute dating

4 What can we date Any thing that is composed of organic material

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

6 Problems with dating in Florida

7 Resources

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