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Geochronology Advances in geochronological science
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Editors: Philippa Ascough, Greg Balco, Georgina King, Andreas Lang & Klaus Mezger
Geochronology (GChron) is a not-for-profit international scientific journal dedicated to the discussion and publication of high-quality research on the physical, chemical, and biological processes used to quantify time in all environmental and geological settings throughout Earth's history.
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17 Mar 2020
Technical note: A prototype transparent-middle-layer data management and analysis infrastructure for cosmogenic-nuclide exposure dating
Greg Balco
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-6,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-6, 2020
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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25 Feb 2020
Resolving the timescales of magmatic and hydrothermal processes associated with porphyry deposit formation using zircon U-Pb petrochronology
Simon J. E. Large, Jörn F. Wotzlaw, Marcel Guillong, Albrecht von Quadt, and Christoph A. Heinrich
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-5,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-5, 2020
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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14 Feb 2020
Robust Isochron Calculation
Roger Powell, Eleanor C. R. Green, Estephany Marillo Sialer, and Jon Woodhead
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-4,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-4, 2020
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 2 comments)
10 Feb 2020
A closer look at IRSL SAR fading data and their implication for luminescence dating
Annette Kadereit, Sebastian Kreutzer, Christoph Schmidt, and Regina DeWitt
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-3,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-3, 2020
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 2 comments)
07 Feb 2020
The Isotopx NGX and the ATONA Faraday Amplifiers
Stephen E. Cox, Sidney R. Hemming, and Damian Tootell
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-1,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-1, 2020
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: final response, 3 comments)
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29 Jan 2020
Baddeleyite microtextures and U-Pb discordance: insights from the Spread Eagle Intrusive Complex and Cape St. Mary’s sills, Newfoundland, Canada
Johannes E. Pohlner, Axel K. Schmitt, Kevin R. Chamberlain, Joshua H. F. L. Davies, Anne Hildenbrand, and Gregor Austermann
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2019-21,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2019-21, 2020
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: final response, 2 comments)
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28 Jan 2020
Extended range luminescence dating of quartz and alkali-feldspar from aeolian sediments in the eastern Mediterranean
Galina Faershtein, Naomi Porat, and Ari Matmon
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-2,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-2, 2020
Revised manuscript under review for GChron (discussion: final response, 5 comments)
27 Jan 2020
New analytical and data evaluation protocols to improve the reliability of U-Pb LA-ICP-MS carbonate dating
Marcel Guillong, Jören-Frederik Wotzlaw, Nathan Looser, and Oscar Laurent
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2019-20,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2019-20, 2020
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: final response, 3 comments)
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24 Jan 2020
Electron spin resonance (ESR) thermochronometry of the Hida range of the Japanese Alps: validation and future potential
Georgina E. King, Sumiko Tsukamoto, Frédéric Herman, Rabiul H. Biswas, Shigeru Sueoka, and Takahiro Tagami
Geochronology, 2, 1–15, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-1-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-1-2020, 2020
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20 Jan 2020
Seasonal deposition processes and chronology of a varved Holocene lake sediment record from Lake Chatyr Kol (Kyrgyz Republic)
Julia Kalanke, Jens Mingram, Stefan Lauterbach, Ryskul Usubaliev, and Achim Brauer
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2019-18,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2019-18, 2020
Revised manuscript under review for GChron (discussion: final response, 6 comments)
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Highlight articles
24 Jan 2020
Electron spin resonance (ESR) thermochronometry of the Hida range of the Japanese Alps: validation and future potential
Georgina E. King, Sumiko Tsukamoto, Frédéric Herman, Rabiul H. Biswas, Shigeru Sueoka, and Takahiro Tagami
Geochronology, 2, 1–15, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-1-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-1-2020, 2020
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11 Dec 2019
Stepwise chemical abrasion–isotope dilution–thermal ionization mass spectrometry with trace element analysis of microfractured Hadean zircon
C. Brenhin Keller, Patrick Boehnke, Blair Schoene, and T. Mark Harrison
Geochronology, 1, 85–97, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-1-85-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-1-85-2019, 2019
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02 Apr 2019 Announcing EGU's newest journal: Geochronology

The EGU is launching Geochronology (GChron) at the 2019 General Assembly. GChron will be an open-access, two-stage journal with open review, following the model of other EGU journals, and will be published by Copernicus Publications.

02 Apr 2019 Announcing EGU's newest journal: Geochronology

The EGU is launching Geochronology (GChron) at the 2019 General Assembly. GChron will be an open-access, two-stage journal with open review, following the model of other EGU journals, and will be published by Copernicus Publications.

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