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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.
JIF
JIF2.7
JIF 5-year
JIF 5-year3.7
CiteScore
CiteScore6.6
Google h5-index
Google h5-index15

Recent papers

10 Jul 2024
Effect of chemical abrasion of zircon on SIMS U–Pb, δ18O, trace element, and LA-ICPMS trace element and Lu–Hf isotopic analyses
Cate Kooymans, Charles W. Magee Jr., Kathryn Waltenberg, Noreen J. Evans, Simon Bodorkos, Yuri Amelin, Sandra L. Kamo, and Trevor Ireland
Geochronology, 6, 337–363, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-337-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-337-2024, 2024
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10 Jul 2024
Cosmogenic 3He chronology of postglacial lava flows at Mt Ruapehu, Aotearoa / New Zealand
Pedro Doll, Shaun Robert Eaves, Ben Matthew Kennedy, Pierre-Henri Blard, Alexander Robert Lee Nichols, Graham Sloan Leonard, Dougal Bruce Townsend, Jim William Cole, Chris Edward Conway, Sacha Baldwin, Gabriel Fénisse, Laurent Zimmermann, and Bouchaïb Tibari
Geochronology, 6, 365–395, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-365-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-365-2024, 2024
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05 Jul 2024
Short communication: Resolving the discrepancy between U–Pb age estimates for the “Likhall” bed, a key level in the Ordovician timescale
André Navin Paul, Anders Lindskog, and Urs Schaltegger
Geochronology, 6, 325–335, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-325-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-325-2024, 2024
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03 Jul 2024
Short communication: Inverse correlation between radiation damage and fission-track etching time on monazite
Toru Nakajima, Shoma Fukuda, Shigeru Sueoka, Sota Niki, Tetsuo Kawakami, Tohru Danhara, and Takahiro Tagami
Geochronology, 6, 313–323, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-313-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-313-2024, 2024
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02 Jul 2024
On the viability of detrital biotite Rb–Sr geochronology
Kyle P. Larson, Brendan Dyck, Sudip Shrestha, Mark Button, and Yani Najman
Geochronology, 6, 303–312, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-303-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-303-2024, 2024
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02 Jul 2024
In-situ Rb-Sr geochronology of white mica in young metamafic and metasomatic rocks from Syros: testing the limits of LA-ICP-MS/MS mica dating using different anchoring approaches
Jesús Muñoz-Montecinos, Andrea Giuliani, Senan Oesch, Silvia Volante, Bradley Peters, and Whitney Behr
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2024-16,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2024-16, 2024
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02 Jul 2024
µID-TIMS: Spatially-resolved high-precision U-Pb zircon geochronology
Sava Markovic, Jörn-Frederik Wotzlaw, Dawid Szymanowski, Joakim Reuteler, Peng Zeng, and Cyril Chelle-Michou
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2024-17,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2024-17, 2024
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01 Jul 2024
Last ice sheet recession and landscape emergence above sea level in east-central Sweden, evaluated using in situ cosmogenic 14C from quartz
Bradley W. Goodfellow, Arjen P. Stroeven, Nathaniel A. Lifton, Jakob Heyman, Alexander Lewerentz, Kristina Hippe, Jens-Ove Näslund, and Marc W. Caffee
Geochronology, 6, 291–302, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-291-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-291-2024, 2024
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26 Jun 2024
Cosmogenic 21Ne exposure ages on late Pleistocene moraines in Lassen Volcanic National Park, California, USA
Joseph P. Tulenko, Greg Balco, Michael A. Clynne, and L. J. Patrick Muffler
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2024-18,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2024-18, 2024
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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25 Jun 2024
Technical note: „U-Th Analysis” – an open-source software dedicated to MCICPMS U-series-data treatment and evaluation
Inga Kristina Kerber, Fabian Kontor, Sophie Warken, and Norbert Frank
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-1788,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-1788, 2024
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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

20 Jun 2024 GChron receives its first Journal Impact Factor and CiteScore

GChron has now received its first Journal Impact Factor (JIF) and CiteScore. The JIF for 2023 is 2.7, and the 5-year Impact Factor is 3.7. Moreover, Scopus has awarded the journal a CiteScore of 6.6. Please read more.

20 Jun 2024 GChron receives its first Journal Impact Factor and CiteScore

GChron has now received its first Journal Impact Factor (JIF) and CiteScore. The JIF for 2023 is 2.7, and the 5-year Impact Factor is 3.7. Moreover, Scopus has awarded the journal a CiteScore of 6.6. Please read more.

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.