Introduction to Geochronology
This was a one day course, held at the British Geological Survey, in conjunction with the Metamorphic Studies Group Research in Progress Meeting.
The aim of the course was to provide some of the fundamentals and principles behind geochronology, from mineral selection to data reporting. The course was run as five lectures, which are available below.
Parent/Daughter ratios, decay constants, minerals
sampling, targeting, mineral chronomoters and meanings
imaging, trace elements, metamorphic examples
mass spectrometry, traceability, dissolution chemistry
uncertainties, reporting, reading legacy data