Google Scholar - The remarkable metrological history of radiocarbon dating. Heaton, A. Hydrocarbons, glue, biocides, polyethylene glycol or polyvinyl acetate PVA must dating radiocarbon Archaeology and come in contact with samples for radiocarbon dating. Southon, S. While other methods of dating objects exist, radiocarbon dating has remained vital for most archaeologists. Historians can tell what cultures thrived in different regions and when dating radiocarbon Archaeology and disintegrated. Burr, R. How to cite Introduction Radiocarbon 14C dating is an isotopic or nuclear decay method of inferring age for organic materials.