geology relative dating
geology relative datingJump to Geology - Relative dating is the science of determining the relative order of past events without necessarily determining their absolute age (i.e. May 18, - Relative dating is used to arrange geological events, and the rocks they leave behind, in a sequence. The method of reading the order is called stratigraphy (layers of rock are called strata). Relative dating does not provide actual numerical dates for the rocks. Jump to Relative Dating - A Geologic Time Scale Relative dating is the process of determining if one rock or geologic event is older or younger than. Oct 24, - Other articles where Relative dating is discussed: geology: Historical geology and stratigraphy: expressed solely in terms of relative ages.
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