Re: carbon 14, potassium-argon

Dan Barnes (
Tue, 22 Oct 1996 17:30:48 GMT

In article <54ao4c$>, fdaoust@netcom.c says...
>I need help ASAP!
> I have to know how the carbon 14 and potassium-argon methods of dating
>work andhow they are used in paleoanthropology.
>Please... need help!:-)
All you need to know about dating methods is in:

Aitken, M.J. (1990) Science-based Dating in Archaeology. Longman, Harlow,

It covers all the methods in a thorough way and shows how they are used in
palaeoanthropology (as well as archaeology).