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Virtual Dating: Isochron and Radiocarbon - Geology Labs On-line
Entry ID: Virtual_Dating-02

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Summary
Abstract: Virtual Dating models the theory and processes whereby ages of older rocks (> 100 million years) are determined from the Isochron method applied to Rb/Sr isotopic compositions. This activity also includes a C-14 option for once-living materials that are less than 50,000 years old. A "demo" version for instructors is also on-line.

Radioactive Isotopes - the "Clocks in Rocks": Numerical and ... View entire text
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Description: Virtual Dating Isochron for rocks and minerals.
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Service Citation
Originators: Gary A. Novak
Title: Virtual Dating: Isochron and Radiocarbon - Geology Labs On-line
Provider: Virtual Courseware
URL: http://www.sciencecourseware.org/VirtualDating/
Parent SERF
This data service description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
Virtual_Geology-00
Service Keywords
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >CURRICULUM SUPPORT >CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES Parameter Definition
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >INTERACTIVE PROGRAMS >WEB-BASED Parameter Definition

Use Constraints Technical Considerations and System Requirements

Much of Virtual Dating consists of Java applets and various
routines written in JavaScript. You must use a browser with Java
and it must be Java enabled. Virtual Dating works best with
Netscape Communicator 4 or Microsoft Internet Explorer 4 with
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Ancillary Keywords
On-line
Interactive
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Service Provider
CALSTATE-LA/VC > Virtual Courseware, California State University, Los Angeles Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.sciencecourseware.org/eecindex.php

Service Provider Personnel
Name: GARY NOVAK
Phone: 323-343-2406
Fax: 323-343-2435
Email: gnovak at calstatela.edu
Contact Address:
Department of Geology
California State University, Los Angeles
City: Los Angeles
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 90032-8203
Country: United States
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Electronic
Distribution_Format: HTML, Java
Personnel
GARY NOVAK
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 323-343-2406
Fax: 323-343-2435
Email: gnovak at calstatela.edu
Contact Address:
Department of Geology
California State University, Los Angeles
City: Los Angeles
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 90032-8203
Country: United States
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2000-09-11
SERF Last Revision Date: 2010-10-25
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