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Chart showing increasing number of documents tagged with luminescence dating keywords from 1990 to present.

Chart showing number of documents tagged with luminescence dating keywords over time. (S. Mahan, USGS)

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Welcome to the USGS Luminescence Dating Laboratory Site. Information describing the principles of the dating technique, applications and types of dating, as well as more technical information for prospective customers can be found at this site.

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Photo of sampling in the Dry Creek Trench, UT Optically stimulated luminescence sampling in the Dry Creek Trench, Wasatch Fault Zone, Utah. (Photo: R. Briggs, USGS)

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