Scientist refute carbon dating
Since the invention of the C-14 method and the appearance of evangelical professionals in this field, however, American evangelicals have divided themselves into two groups.
One group has been made up of fundamentalist evangelicals, who accepted the global effect of Noah's flood and a young earth and rejected radioactive dates.
He is currently Newberry Professor of Geology in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and the Earth Institute at Columbia University, as well as a research scientist with Columbia’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
Often called the “Grandfather of Climate Science,” Broecker pioneered the study of the history of the earth’s oceans since the Pleistocene epoch by means of radiocarbon and other isotope-based dating systems.
Hansen’s own research on these questions began with his studies of Venus, culminating in his now widely accepted theory that that planet’s extremely high surface temperatures are due to a runaway greenhouse effect. Beginning in 1981 and continuing throughout most of the '80s, he worked on global temperature analysis, co-authoring a landmark paper 1987 that demonstrated the feasibility of combining meteorological data from widely separated stations to explain long-term patterns in weather variability. Hughes, “Northern Hemisphere Temperatures During the Past Millennium: Inferences, Uncertainties, and Limitations,” , 1999, 26: 759 — 762; the original hockey stick graph is Fig.
Moreover, Broecker is the discoverer of the global ocean conveyor belt, a deep-ocean circulation system driven by temperature and salinity, which connects all three of the world’s major oceans.
That said, we do not feel under any obligation to give “equal time” to both sides.
In the end, we came up with the following formula: the mainstream position will be represented by 10 scientists; the skeptical position by five. He holds a Ph D (1958) in geology from Columbia University.
The importance of the topic of this article is undeniable.
We continue to read about it every day in the newspapers, in an unceasing stream of books pouring from the presses, and not least of all, online.