One method of relative dating
In the field of Geology, dating is an important term as it is a technique through which evaluation regarding the age and period about the fossil, remains, the archaeologists do valuables and artifacts.At first, there were not many methods of dating were available, but now with advancement in the technology, we mainly have two types of techniques to ascertain ages of ancient belongings.The relative dating is the technique to ascertain the age of the artifacts, rocks or even sites while comparing one from the other.
In other words, we can say that the age in relative dating is ascertained by witnessing the layers of deposition or the rocks.
This evaluation of the rocks and fossils in relative dating is known as the biostratigraphy.
The absolute dating is the technique to ascertain the exact numerical age of the artifacts, rocks or even sites, with using the methods like carbon dating and other.
These techniques are more complex and advanced regarding technology as compared to the techniques in practice in relative dating.
The absolute dating is also sometimes referred to as the relative numerical dating as it comes with the exact age of the object.