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Editors: Philippa Ascough, Tibor J. Dunai, Georgina King, Andreas Lang & Klaus Mezger
eISSN: GChron 2628-3719, GChronD 2628-3735
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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Recent papers

13 Jun 2024
A new multimethod approach for dating cave calcite: application to the cave of Trou du Renard (Soyons, France)
Loïc Martin, Julius Nouet, Arnaud Dapoigny, Gaëlle Barbotin, Fanny Claverie, Edwige Pons-Branchu, Jocelyn Barbarand, Christophe Pécheyran, Norbert Mercier, Fanny Derym, Bernard Gély, and Hélène Valladas
Geochronology, 6, 247–263, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-247-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-247-2024, 2024
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12 Jun 2024
Solving crustal heat transfer for thermochronology using physics-informed neural networks
Ruohong Jiao, Shengze Cai, and Jean Braun
Geochronology, 6, 227–245, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-227-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-227-2024, 2024
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10 Jun 2024
The Geometric Correction Method for zircon (U–Th) ∕ He chronology: correcting systematic error and assigning uncertainties to alpha-ejection corrections and eU concentrations
Spencer D. Zeigler, Morgan Baker, James R. Metcalf, and Rebecca M. Flowers
Geochronology, 6, 199–226, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-199-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-199-2024, 2024
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10 Jun 2024
Interpreting cooling dates and histories from laser ablation in-situ (U-Th-Sm)/He thermochronometry
Christoph Glotzbach and Todd A. Ehlers
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2024-12,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2024-12, 2024
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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23 May 2024
A new method for amino acid geochronology of the shell of the bivalve mollusc Arctica islandica
Martina L. G. Conti, Paul G. Butler, David J. Reynolds, Tamara Trofimova, James D. Scourse, and Kirsty E. H. Penkman
Geochronology, 6, 175–198, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-175-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-175-2024, 2024
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21 May 2024
New Developments in Incremental Heating Detrital 40Ar/39Ar Lithic (DARL) Geochronology using Icelandic River Sand
Odinaka Okwueze, Kevin Konrad, and Tomas Capaldi
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-1299,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-1299, 2024
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 1 comment)
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17 May 2024
Regional beryllium-10 production rate for the mid-elevation mountainous regions in central Europe, deduced from a multi-method study of moraines and lake sediments in the Black Forest
Felix Martin Hofmann, Claire Rambeau, Lukas Gegg, Melanie Schulz, Martin Steiner, Alexander Fülling, Laëtitia Léanni, Frank Preusser, and ASTER Team
Geochronology, 6, 147–174, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-147-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-147-2024, 2024
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02 May 2024
An optimization tool for identifying Multiple Diffusion Domain Model parameters
Andrew L. Gorin, Joshua M. Gorin, Marie Bergelin, and David L. Shuster
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2024-11,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2024-11, 2024
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 1 comment)
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22 Apr 2024
Zircon luminescence dating revisited
Christoph Schmidt, Théo Halter, Paul R. Hanson, Alexey Ulianov, Benita Putlitz, Georgina E. King, and Sebastian Kreutzer
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2024-10,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2024-10, 2024
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18 Apr 2024
Short communication: New analytical approach on (U-Th)/He dating of Fe-hydroxide with an example using goethite from the Amerasian Basin, Arctic Ocean 
Olga Valentinovna Yakubovich, Natalia Pavlovna Konstantinova, Maria Olegovna Anosova, Mary Markovna Podolskaya, and Elena Valerevna Adamskaya
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-992,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-992, 2024
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: final response, 3 comments)
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Highlight articles

27 Mar 2024
Minimizing the effects of Pb loss in detrital and igneous U–Pb zircon geochronology by CA-LA-ICP-MS
Erin E. Donaghy, Michael P. Eddy, Federico Moreno, and Mauricio Ibañez-Mejia
Geochronology, 6, 89–106, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-89-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-89-2024, 2024
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09 Jan 2024
Geochronological and geochemical effects of zircon chemical abrasion: insights from single-crystal stepwise dissolution experiments
Alyssa J. McKanna, Blair Schoene, and Dawid Szymanowski
Geochronology, 6, 1–20, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-1-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-1-2024, 2024
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News

30 May 2024 GChron introduces reduced article processing charges

GChron introduces reduced article processing charges (APCs) to be paid by the authors (or their institution) for any manuscripts submitted from 1 July 2024.

30 May 2024 GChron introduces reduced article processing charges

GChron introduces reduced article processing charges (APCs) to be paid by the authors (or their institution) for any manuscripts submitted from 1 July 2024.

19 Apr 2024 New agreement between Swedish Bibsam Consortium and Copernicus Publications

Copernicus Publications is delighted to announce a new agreement with the Swedish National Consortium, Bibsam. Through the agreement, authors affiliated with Bibsam member institutions benefit from the direct settlement of article-processing charges (APCs) in all journals published by Copernicus Publications. Read more.

19 Apr 2024 New agreement between Swedish Bibsam Consortium and Copernicus Publications

Copernicus Publications is delighted to announce a new agreement with the Swedish National Consortium, Bibsam. Through the agreement, authors affiliated with Bibsam member institutions benefit from the direct settlement of article-processing charges (APCs) in all journals published by Copernicus Publications. Read more.

06 Feb 2024 Statement on the use of AI-based tools in publications

Tools based on artificial intelligence (AI) are increasingly being used to create scientific documents, including peer-reviewed publications, preprints and conference contributions. Please read EGU's statement on the use of such tools in publications.

06 Feb 2024 Statement on the use of AI-based tools in publications

Tools based on artificial intelligence (AI) are increasingly being used to create scientific documents, including peer-reviewed publications, preprints and conference contributions. Please read EGU's statement on the use of such tools in publications.