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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
05 May 2021
Eruptive history and 40Ar∕39Ar geochronology of the Milos volcanic field, Greece
Xiaolong Zhou, Klaudia Kuiper, Jan Wijbrans, Katharina Boehm, and Pieter Vroon
Geochronology, 3, 273–297, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-273-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-273-2021, 2021
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04 May 2021
The closure temperature(s) of zircon Raman dating
Birk Härtel, Raymond Jonckheere, Bastian Wauschkuhn, and Lothar Ratschbacher
Geochronology, 3, 259–272, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-259-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-259-2021, 2021
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29 Apr 2021
On the treatment of discordant detrital zircon U–Pb data
Pieter Vermeesch
Geochronology, 3, 247–257, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-247-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-247-2021, 2021
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28 Apr 2021
Towards an improvement of optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) age uncertainties: modelling OSL ages with systematic errors, stratigraphic constraints and radiocarbon ages using the R package BayLum
Guillaume Guérin, Christelle Lahaye, Maryam Heydari, Martin Autzen, Jan-Pieter Buylaert, Pierre Guibert, Mayank Jain, Sebastian Kreutzer, Brice Lebrun, Andrew S. Murray, Kristina J. Thomsen, Petra Urbanova, and Anne Philippe
Geochronology, 3, 229–245, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-229-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-229-2021, 2021
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26 Apr 2021
Technical Note: Noble gas extraction procedure and performance of the Cologne Helix MC Plus multi-collector noble gas mass spectrometer for cosmogenic neon isotope analysis
Benedikt Ritter, Andreas Vogt, and Tibor J. Dunai
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-11,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-11, 2021
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19 Apr 2021
Uranium incorporation in fluorite and exploration of U–Pb dating
Louise Lenoir, Thomas Blaise, Andréa Somogyi, Benjamin Brigaud, Jocelyn Barbarand, Claire Boukari, Julius Nouet, Aurore Brézard-Oudot, and Maurice Pagel
Geochronology, 3, 199–227, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-199-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-199-2021, 2021
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16 Apr 2021
An evaluation of Deccan Traps eruption rates using geochronologic data
Blair Schoene, Michael P. Eddy, C. Brenhin Keller, and Kyle M. Samperton
Geochronology, 3, 181–198, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-181-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-181-2021, 2021
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07 Apr 2021
Investigation of quartz ESR residual signals in the last glacial and early Holocene fluvial deposits from the Lower Rhine
Marcus Richter and Sumiko Tsukamoto
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-9,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-9, 2021
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01 Apr 2021
Exposure dating of detrital magnetite using 3He enabled by microCT and calibration of the cosmogenic 3He production rate in magnetite
Florian Hofmann, Emily H. G. Cooperdock, A. Joshua West, Dominic Hildebrandt, Kathrin Strößner, and Kenneth A. Farley
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-10,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-10, 2021
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22 Mar 2021
Short communication: Driftwood provides reliable chronological markers in Arctic coastal deposits
Lasse Sander, Alexander Kirdyanov, Alan Crivellaro, and Ulf Büntgen
Geochronology, 3, 171–180, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-171-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-171-2021, 2021
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Highlight articles
12 Mar 2021
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
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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News
22 Apr 2021 Geochronology indexed in Scopus

We are pleased to announce that Scopus has completed its evaluation of Geochronology (GChron) and announced that it will include the journal in its database.

22 Apr 2021 Geochronology indexed in Scopus

We are pleased to announce that Scopus has completed its evaluation of Geochronology (GChron) and announced that it will include the journal in its database.

14 Oct 2020 Volunteer to be an EGUsphere preprint moderator!

EGU is seeking scientists who want to gain experience in the realm of scientific publishing to pre-screen manuscripts submitted to the Union's new online platform.

14 Oct 2020 Volunteer to be an EGUsphere preprint moderator!

EGU is seeking scientists who want to gain experience in the realm of scientific publishing to pre-screen manuscripts submitted to the Union's new online platform.

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.