Geochronology
Geochronology
Geochronology
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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.
Recent papers
18 Jan 2021
Novel method for determining 234U–238U ages of Devils Hole 2 cave calcite (Nevada)
Xianglei Li, Kathleen A. Wendt, Yuri Dublyansky, Gina E. Moseley, Christoph Spötl, and R. Lawrence Edwards
Geochronology, 3, 49–58, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-49-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-49-2021, 2021
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14 Jan 2021
The use of ASH-15 flowstone as a matrix-matched reference material for laser-ablation U − Pb geochronology of calcite
Perach Nuriel, Jörn-Frederik Wotzlaw, Maria Ovtcharova, Anton Vaks, Ciprian Stremtan, Martin Šala, Nick M. W. Roberts, and Andrew R. C. Kylander-Clark
Geochronology, 3, 35–47, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-35-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-35-2021, 2021
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07 Jan 2021
Atmospherically produced beryllium-10 in annually laminated late-glacial sediments of the North American Varve Chronology
Greg Balco, Benjamin D. DeJong, John C. Ridge, Paul R. Bierman, and Dylan H. Rood
Geochronology, 3, 1–33, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-1-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-1-2021, 2021
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06 Jan 2021
A simplified isotope dilution approach for the U-Pb dating of speleogenic and other low-232Th carbonates by multi-collector ICP-MS
Andrew J. Mason, Anton Vaks, Sebastian F. M. Breitenbach, John N. Hooker, and Gideon M. Henderson
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-37,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-37, 2021
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21 Dec 2020
Direct dating of overprinting fluid systems in the Martabe epithermal gold deposit using highly retentive alunite
Jack Muston, Marnie Forster, Conrad Alderton, Shawn Crispin, and Gordon Lister
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-41,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-41, 2020
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 1 comment)
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18 Dec 2020
High-precision ID-TIMS cassiterite U–Pb systematics using a low-contamination hydrothermal decomposition: implications for LA-ICP-MS and ore deposit geochronology
Simon Tapster and Joshua W. G. Bright
Geochronology, 2, 425–441, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-425-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-425-2020, 2020
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16 Dec 2020
Calibrating a long-term meteoric 10Be delivery rate into eroding western US glacial deposits by comparing meteoric and in situ produced 10Be depth profiles
Travis Clow, Jane K. Willenbring, Mirjam Schaller, Joel D. Blum, Marcus Christl, Peter W. Kubik, and Friedhelm von Blanckenburg
Geochronology, 2, 411–423, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-411-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-411-2020, 2020
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15 Dec 2020
Development of a multi-method chronology spanning the Last Glacial Interval from Orakei maar lake, Auckland, New Zealand
Leonie Peti, Kathryn E. Fitzsimmons, Jenni L. Hopkins, Andreas Nilsson, Toshiyuki Fujioka, David Fink, Charles Mifsud, Marcus Christl, Raimund Muscheler, and Paul C. Augustinus
Geochronology, 2, 367–410, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-367-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-367-2020, 2020
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15 Dec 2020
The closure temperature(s) of zircon Raman dating
Birk Härtel, Raymond Jonckheere, Bastian Wauschkuhn, and Lothar Ratschbacher
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-39,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-39, 2020
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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11 Dec 2020
On the treatment of discordant detrital zircon U–Pb data
Pieter Vermeesch
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-38,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-38, 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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