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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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12 May 2020
Delayed and rapid deglaciation of alpine valleys in the Sawatch Range, southern Rocky Mountains, USA
Joseph P. Tulenko, William Caffee, Avriel D. Schweinsberg, Jason P. Briner, and Eric M. Leonard
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-13,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-13, 2020
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 1 comment)
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11 May 2020
Unifying the U–Pb and Th–Pb methods: joint isochron regression and common Pb correction
Pieter Vermeesch
Geochronology, 2, 119–131, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-119-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-119-2020, 2020
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07 May 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, 2, 101–118, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-101-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-101-2020, 2020
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05 May 2020
An evaluation of Deccan Traps eruption rates using geochronologic data
Blair Schoene, Michael P. Eddy, C. Brenhin Keller, and Kyle M. Samperton
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-11,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-11, 2020
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 2 comments)
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30 Apr 2020
Calibrating a long-term meteoric 10Be delivery rate into Western US glacial deposits through a comparison of complimentary 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 Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-14,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-14, 2020
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 1 comment)
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23 Apr 2020
Technical note: Nikon–TRACKFlow, a new versatile microscope system for fission track analysis
Gerben Van Ranst, Philippe Baert, Ana Clara Fernandes, and Johan De Grave
Geochronology, 2, 93–99, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-93-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-93-2020, 2020
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22 Apr 2020
A new 30 000-year chronology for rapidly deposited sediments on the Lomonosov Ridge using bulk radiocarbon dating and probabilistic stratigraphic alignment
Francesco Muschitiello, Matt O'Regan, Jannik Martens, Gabriel West, Örjan Gustafsson, and Martin Jakobsson
Geochronology, 2, 81–91, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-81-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-81-2020, 2020
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22 Apr 2020
Percent-level production of 40Ar by an overlooked mode of 40K decay
Jack Carter, Ryan B. Ickert, Darren F. Mark, Marissa M. Tremblay, Alan J. Cresswell, and David C. W. Sanderson
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-9,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-9, 2020
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 2 comments)
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17 Apr 2020
Miniature radiocarbon measurements ( <  150 µg C) from sediments of Lake Żabińskie, Poland: effect of precision and dating density on age–depth models
Paul D. Zander, Sönke Szidat, Darrell S. Kaufman, Maurycy Żarczyński, Anna I. Poraj-Górska, Petra Boltshauser-Kaltenrieder, and Martin Grosjean
Geochronology, 2, 63–79, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-63-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-63-2020, 2020
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14 Apr 2020
Direct U-Pb dating of carbonates from micron scale fsLA-ICPMS images using robust regression
Guilhem Hoareau, Fanny Claverie, Christophe Pecheyran, Christian Paroissin, Pierre-Alexandre Grignard, Geoffrey Motte, Olivier Chailan, and Jean-Pierre Girard
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-10,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-10, 2020
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 2 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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