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PREFERRED TERM
luminescence dating  
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • optically-stimulated luminescence dating
  • thermoluminescence dating
  • TL/OSL dating
SCOPE NOTE
  • Dating methods that involve the analysis of the optical properties of minerals exposed to environmental radiation. Typically used to determine the age of subaerial exposure of surficial sediments.
URI
https://www2.usgs.gov/science/USGSThesaurus/luminescence%20dating
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