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A difference between optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) and thermoluminescence (TL) is

a. OSL dates the last time sediment was exposed to light, while TL dates the last time artifacts were heated.
b. OSL dates the last time artifacts were heated, while TL dates the last time sediment was exposed to light.
c. OSL relies on radiocarbon dating while TL is a trapped charge dating method.
d. OSL is a trapped charge dating method while TL relies on radiocarbon dating.
e. OSL dates the amount of light released as a specimen is heated; TL dates dirt

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a

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Thanks for the Q & A. I was looking for it.