Example of carbon dating

The approximate time since the organism died can be worked out by measuring the amount of carbon-14 left in its remains compared to the amount in living organisms.are automatically placed based on the content of the page in which they appear.

An example of how this is used, is to date remains of home (meaning the wood that was used to build them).

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Carbon dating has been very beneficial to the scientific world, because it is used in so many different fields of science, including archaeology, geology, oceanography, hydrology, atmospheric science, and paleoclimatology.

The radiocarbon dating method was developed by Willard F.