Help and Review. Relative dating by biostratigraphy is the preferred method in paleontology and is, in some respects, more accurate. That's it! Canon of Kings Lists of kings Limmu. Visible to Everyone. Studying for Earth Science Coming up next:
Sometimes, geologists find strange things inside the strata, like chunks of metamorphic or igneous rock.
The Rules for Relative Dating
The Rules for Relative Dating Chapter Geologists establish the age of rocks in two ways: Aside from single-celled bacteria, most living organism reside at or very near the Earth's surface either in continental or oceanic environments. Not exactly, but we do know that it's somewhere between 70 and million years old. Case closed.