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Relative-dating techniques are nearly always applicable but are not precise and require calibration.
Correlation techniques are locally useful and depend on recognition of an event whose age is known, such as a volcanic eruption or a paleomagnetic reversal.
Geologic studies of active tectonism are greatly aided by definition and time calibration of local stratigraphic sequences.
Radiocarbon dating has been one of the most significant discoveries in 20th century science.Adequate age control is thus a limiting factor in studies of active tectonism.About 26 dating techniques can be applied to dating deposits and deformation of late Cenozoic age (past few million years).Geologic assessment of active tectonism depends on two key measures: the age and the amount of deformation of a given stratigraphic unit.The amount of deformation can normally be measured with greater accuracy than the age.