Nevertheless, a high degree of certainty that the sample is a match for that section of the master chronology can be obtained by insisting on high degrees of correlation and multiple matching points for a given sample.
However, it still relies on certain basic assumptions, and in particular on the assumption that the specimen was entirely homogenous when it formed i.
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Some trees are more sensitive than other to environmental disturbance and may miss rings or produce multiple rings in the same year, making it more difficult to find a matching pattern as that environmental disturbance may have only affected the trees in the locality of the sample, whereas the master chronology will not reflect this disturbance.
Description: Page Translator: The K-Ar method dates rocks by measuring the accumulated Ar