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Statistics for Fission Track Analysis

1st Edition

By Rex F. Galbraith

Chapman and Hall/CRC

240 pages

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Statistical analyses of the numbers, lengths, and orientations of fission tracks etched in minerals yield dating and thermal history information valuable in geological and geoscience applications, particularly in oil exploration. Fission tracks can be represented mathematically by a stochastic process of randomly oriented line segments in three dim

Table of Contents

Introduction. The Poisson Line Segment Model. Track Counts and Densities: Fission Track Dating. The Population Method. Discrete Mixtures of Ages. Continuous Mixtures of Ages. Probability Distributions of Lengths and Angles. Observational Features of Track Measurements. Further Developments. Appendix.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MAT029000
MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / General