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This chronological spectrum is consistent with the well-documented prehistoric activities at the archaeological site of Wisad Pools, also located in the Wadi Wisad area.

Optical dating techniques employ ubiquitous quartz or feldspar grains to directly date the deposition of sedimentary units.Stimulating samples using infrared light causes luminescence, the intensity of which varies depending on the amount of radiation absorbed.Exposure to sunlight resets the luminescent signature and so the time period since the sediment was buried can be calculated.It is primarily a research facility for the School and for collaborators in New Zealand. Coseismic strike slip at a point during the last four earthquakes on the Wellington fault near Wellington, New Zealand. The laboratory is set up in dark rooms with extremely subdued orange illumination.