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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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26 Nov 2020
Production of 40Ar by an overlooked mode of 40K decay with implications for K-Ar geochronology
Jack Carter, Ryan B. Ickert, Darren F. Mark, Marissa M. Tremblay, Alan J. Cresswell, and David C. W. Sanderson
Geochronology, 2, 355–365, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-355-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-355-2020, 2020
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25 Nov 2020
Technical note: On the reliability of laboratory beta-source calibration for luminescence dating
Barbara Mauz, Loïc Martin, Michael Discher, Chantal Tribolo, Sebastian Kreutzer, Chiara Bahl, Andreas Lang, and Nobert Mercier
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-36,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-36, 2020
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24 Nov 2020
Uranium incorporation in fluorite and exploration of U-Pb dating
Louise Lenoir, Thomas Blaise, Andréa Somogyi, Benjamin Brigaud, Jocelyn Barbarand, Claire Boukari, Julius Nouet, and Maurice Pagel
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-33,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-33, 2020
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23 Nov 2020
Expanding the limits of laser-ablation U–Pb calcite geochronology
Andrew R. C. Kylander-Clark
Geochronology, 2, 343–354, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-343-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-343-2020, 2020
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14 Nov 2020
Simulating sedimentary burial cycles: Investigating the role of apatite fission track annealing kinetics using synthetic data
Kalin T. McDannell and Dale R. Issler
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-35,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-35, 2020
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09 Nov 2020
TephraNZ: a major and trace element reference dataset for prominent Quaternary rhyolitic tephras in New Zealand and implications for correlation
Jenni L. Hopkins, Janine E. Bidmead, David J. Lowe, Richard J. Wysoczanski, Bradley J. Pillans, Luisa Ashworth, Andrew B. H. Rees, and Fiona Tuckett
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-34,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-34, 2020
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05 Nov 2020
Robust isochron calculation
Roger Powell, Eleanor C. R. Green, Estephany Marillo Sialer, and Jon Woodhead
Geochronology, 2, 325–342, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-325-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-325-2020, 2020
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04 Nov 2020
Luminescence properties and dating of glacial to periglacial sediments from northern Switzerland
Daniela Mueller, Frank Preusser, Marius W. Buechi, Lukas Gegg, and Gaudenz Deplazes
Geochronology, 2, 305–323, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-305-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-305-2020, 2020
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26 Oct 2020
Short communication: Driftwood provides reliable chronological markers in Arctic coastal deposits
Lasse Sander, Alexander Kirdyanov, Alan Crivellaro, and Ulf Büntgen
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-28,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-28, 2020
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22 Oct 2020
Resolving multiple geological events using in situ Rb–Sr geochronology: implications for metallogenesis at Tropicana, Western Australia
Hugo K. H. Olierook, Kai Rankenburg, Stanislav Ulrich, Christopher L. Kirkland, Noreen J. Evans, Stephen Brown, Brent I. A. McInnes, Alexander Prent, Jack Gillespie, Bradley McDonald, and Miles Darragh
Geochronology, 2, 283–303, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-283-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-283-2020, 2020
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Highlight articles
22 Oct 2020
Resolving multiple geological events using in situ Rb–Sr geochronology: implications for metallogenesis at Tropicana, Western Australia
Hugo K. H. Olierook, Kai Rankenburg, Stanislav Ulrich, Christopher L. Kirkland, Noreen J. Evans, Stephen Brown, Brent I. A. McInnes, Alexander Prent, Jack Gillespie, Bradley McDonald, and Miles Darragh
Geochronology, 2, 283–303, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-283-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-283-2020, 2020
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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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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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16 Jun 2020 Geochronology awarded DOAJ Seal

GChron has been accepted into the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and has received the DOAJ Seal which recognizes journals with an exceptionally high level of publishing standards and best practice.

16 Jun 2020 Geochronology awarded DOAJ Seal

GChron has been accepted into the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and has received the DOAJ Seal which recognizes journals with an exceptionally high level of publishing standards and best practice.

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