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Editors: Philippa Ascough, Greg Balco, 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.
Recent papers
06 Dec 2022
In situ U–Pb dating of 4 billion-year-old carbonates in the martian meteorite Allan Hills 84001
Romain Tartèse and Ian C. Lyon
Geochronology, 4, 683–690, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-683-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-683-2022, 2022
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22 Nov 2022
U and Th content in magnetite and Al spinel obtained by wet chemistry and laser ablation methods: implication for (U–Th) ∕ He thermochronometer
Marianna Corre, Arnaud Agranier, Martine Lanson, Cécile Gautheron, Fabrice Brunet, and Stéphane Schwartz
Geochronology, 4, 665–681, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-665-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-665-2022, 2022
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21 Nov 2022
Ultra-distal tephra deposits and Bayesian modelling constrain a variable marine radiocarbon offset in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland
Alistair Monteath, Matthew Bolton, Jordan Harvey, Marit-Solveig Seidenkrantz, Christof Pearce, and Britta Jensen
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-1273,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-1273, 2022
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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14 Nov 2022
Multiple Early Holocene eruptions of Katla produced tephra layers with similar composition to the Vedde Ash
David Harning, Thor Thordarson, Áslaug Geirsdóttir, Gifford Miller, and Christopher Florian
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2022-26,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2022-26, 2022
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 6 comments)
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14 Nov 2022
Comparing detrital age spectra, and other geological distributions, using the Wasserstein distance
Alex Lipp and Pieter Vermeesch
External preprint server, https://doi.org/10.31223/X5TM02,https://doi.org/10.31223/X5TM02, 2022
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 2 comments)
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08 Nov 2022
Cosmogenic 3He paleothermometry on post-LGM glacial bedrock within the central European Alps
Natacha Gribenski, Marissa M. Tremblay, Pierre G. Valla, Greg Balco, Benny Guralnik, and David L. Shuster
Geochronology, 4, 641–663, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-641-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-641-2022, 2022
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27 Oct 2022
A revised alpha-ejection correction calculation for (U–Th) ∕ He thermochronology dates of broken apatite crystals
John J. Y. He and Peter W. Reiners
Geochronology, 4, 629–640, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-629-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-629-2022, 2022
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18 Oct 2022
Amino acid racemization in Neogloboquadrina pachyderma and Cibicidoides wuellerstorfi from the Arctic Ocean and its implications for age models
Gabriel West, Darrell S. Kaufman, Martin Jakobsson, and Matt O'Regan
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2022-25,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2022-25, 2022
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: final response, 3 comments)
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18 Oct 2022
A practical method for assigning uncertainty and improving the accuracy of alpha-ejection corrections and eU concentrations in apatite (U-Th)/He chronology
Spencer D. Zeigler, James R. Metcalf, and Rebecca M. Flowers
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-1005,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-1005, 2022
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: final response, 2 comments)
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11 Oct 2022
Origin of Great Unconformity Obscured by Thermochronometric Uncertainty
Matthew Fox, Adam G. G. Smith, Pieter Vermeesch, Kerry Gallagher, and Andrew Carter
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2022-23,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2022-23, 2022
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: final response, 6 comments)
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Highlight articles
12 Mar 2021
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geoChronR – an R package to model, analyze, and visualize age-uncertain data
Nicholas P. McKay, Julien Emile-Geay, and Deborah Khider
Geochronology, 3, 149–169, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-149-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-149-2021, 2021
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22 Oct 2020
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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
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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
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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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News
28 Jun 2022 Release of journal metrics 2021

The journal metrics 2021 were released and the current numbers are available from the journal metrics overview.

28 Jun 2022 Release of journal metrics 2021

The journal metrics 2021 were released and the current numbers are available from the journal metrics overview.

07 Jun 2022 EGU and Copernicus announce new inclusive name change policy for all EGU journals

Today the European Geosciences Union and Copernicus Publications are announcing sweeping new changes, that will give our authors the ability to make vital alterations to their names in previously published scientific literature. This new policy will allow authors to retrospectively update previous publications with their current names, including conference abstracts, preprints, and peer-reviewed articles.

07 Jun 2022 EGU and Copernicus announce new inclusive name change policy for all EGU journals

Today the European Geosciences Union and Copernicus Publications are announcing sweeping new changes, that will give our authors the ability to make vital alterations to their names in previously published scientific literature. This new policy will allow authors to retrospectively update previous publications with their current names, including conference abstracts, preprints, and peer-reviewed articles.

09 Feb 2022 EGUsphere opens for preprints

EGUsphere, the innovative open-access repository created by the European Geosciences Union and Copernicus Publications, is growing. For the first time, authors will be able to upload preprints to the online resource, taking advantage of EGU’s pioneering public peer-review process, whilst preparing their papers for future release.

09 Feb 2022 EGUsphere opens for preprints

EGUsphere, the innovative open-access repository created by the European Geosciences Union and Copernicus Publications, is growing. For the first time, authors will be able to upload preprints to the online resource, taking advantage of EGU’s pioneering public peer-review process, whilst preparing their papers for future release.