Terrestrial cosmogenic nuclide dating
Radioactive nuclides reach their secular equilibrium after 3-4 half-lives, which defines the applicability range of the method.
The potential of combining both methods in a ‘’multiproxy approach’ is discussed alongside possible future improvements.
Terrestrial cosmogenic nuclide dating delivers absolute ages needed as fixed points for Schmidt hammer age-calibration curves.
The Schmidt hammer technique can be used to crosscheck the boulder surfaces chosen for surface exposure dating by terrestrial cosmogenic nuclides.
It should, therefore, reduce the number of samples necessary and costs.
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