age determination


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age determination

[′āj di‚tər·mə′nā·shən]
(geology)
Identification of the geologic age of a biological or geological specimen by using the methods of dendrochronology or radiometric dating.
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A statistical method for evaluating the reproducibility of age determination.
Age determination from the daily deposition of concentric rings of common octopus (Octopus vulgaris) beaks.
It is not publicly known how the Italian and the Malaysian authorities reached their respective age determinations, but it is possible that these authorities also used forensic testing to reach such determinations.
The above overlapping age determinations between Grand Manan Island and the New Brunswick mainland are consistent with the interpretation that the carbonate and clastic rocks of the Green Head Group in the Brookville terrane represent basement to the New River terrane (van Staal et al.
Earliest references to age determination of fishes and their early application to the study of fisheries.
Can the TW3 bone age determination method provide additional criteria for growth hormone treatment in adopted girls with early puberty?
Age determination is extremely difficult to do with certainty and there is a complete paucity of scientific evidence to validate any assessment.
Results of Whole-rock Potassium Argon Age Determination.
This sampling scheme was meant to collect otoliths, for age determination, from all length ranges of fish.
In addition, retailers and manufacturers need to take into consideration the message conveyed in packaging, labelling and advertising, general appeal of the product to children, the principle use of the product and age determination guidelines.