Radio carbon dating artifacts the history of radiocarbon dating
Furthermore, different types of plants discriminate differently.
This also has to be corrected for. Second, the ratio of C in the atmosphere at that time to be estimated, and so partial calibration of the “clock” is possible.
In summary, the carbon-14 method, when corrected for the effects of the flood, can give useful results, but needs to be applied carefully.
It does not give dates of millions of years and when corrected properly fits well with the biblical flood.
There are various other radiometric dating methods used today to give ages of millions or billions of years for rocks.
Also, the Genesis flood would have greatly upset the carbon balance.The isotope concentrations can be measured very accurately, but isotope concentrations are not dates.To derive ages from such measurements, unprovable assumptions have to be made such as: There is plenty of evidence that the radioisotope dating systems are not the infallible techniques many think, and that they are not measuring millions of years. For example, deeper rocks often tend to give older “ages.” Creationists agree that the deeper rocks are generally older, but not by millions of years.Anything over about 50,000 years old, should theoretically have no detectable C.That is, they take up less than would be expected and so they test older than they really are.