What is the scientific concept behind carbon dating

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Tephra Any airborne pyroclastic material regardless of fragment size, shape, or composition ejected during explosive eruptions Volcanic ash Pyroclastic fragments of rocks, minerals, and volcanic glass smaller than 2 mm in size produced during explosive eruptions; the pyroclastic deposit formed by the accumulation of such fragments.Volcanic glass Quenched lava that contains no visible or only a few submicroscopic crystals.Volcano A mountain or hill formed by the accumulation of materials erupted through one or more openings (volcanic vents) in the earth’s surface; also refers to the vents themselves.Volcano hazards Potentially damaging volcano-related processes and products that occur during or following eruptions.In quantitative hazards assessments, the probability of a given geographic area being affected by potentially destructive phenomena within a given period of time.

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