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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.
Recent papers
31 Jul 2020
Resolving the timescales of magmatic and hydrothermal processes associated with porphyry deposit formation using zircon U–Pb petrochronology
Simon J. E. Large, Jörn-Frederik Wotzlaw, Marcel Guillong, Albrecht von Quadt, and Christoph A. Heinrich
Geochronology, 2, 209–230, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-209-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-209-2020, 2020
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27 Jul 2020
The use of ASH-15 flowstone as a matrix-matched reference material for laser-ablation U-Pb geochronology of calcite
Perach Nuriel, Jörn-Frederik Wotzlaw, Maria Ovtcharova, Anton Vaks, Ciprian Stremtan, Martin Šala, Nick M. W. Roberts, and Andrew R. C. Kylander-Clark
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-22,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-22, 2020
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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24 Jul 2020
Technical note: on LA–ICP-MS U–Pb dating of unetched and etched apatites
Fanis Abdullin, Luigi Solari, Jesús Solé, and Carlos Ortega-Obregón
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-21,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-21, 2020
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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08 Jul 2020
Multimethod U–Pb baddeleyite dating: insights from the Spread Eagle Intrusive Complex and Cape St. Mary's sills, Newfoundland, Canada
Johannes E. Pohlner, Axel K. Schmitt, Kevin R. Chamberlain, Joshua H. F. L. Davies, Anne Hildenbrand, and Gregor Austermann
Geochronology, 2, 187–208, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-187-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-187-2020, 2020
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07 Jul 2020
Highly accurate dating of micrometre-scale baddeleyite domains through combined focused ion beam extraction and U–Pb thermal ionization mass spectrometry (FIB-TIMS)
Lee F. White, Kimberly T. Tait, Sandra L. Kamo, Desmond E. Moser, and James R. Darling
Geochronology, 2, 177–186, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-177-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-177-2020, 2020
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03 Jul 2020
A Sample Characterization Toolkit for Carbonate U-Pb Geochronology
E. Troy Rasbury, Theodore M. Present, Paul Northrup, Ryan V. Tappero, Antonio Lanzirotti, Jennifer M. Cole, Kathleen Wooton, and Kevin Hatton
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-20,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-20, 2020
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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02 Jul 2020
Technical note: A prototype transparent-middle-layer data management and analysis infrastructure for cosmogenic-nuclide exposure dating
Greg Balco
Geochronology, 2, 169–175, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-169-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-169-2020, 2020
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30 Jun 2020
Evaluating the reliability of U–Pb laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS) carbonate geochronology: matrix issues and a potential calcite validation reference material
Marcel Guillong, Jörn-Frederik Wotzlaw, Nathan Looser, and Oscar Laurent
Geochronology, 2, 155–167, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-155-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-155-2020, 2020
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30 Jun 2020
Expanding Limits of Laser-Ablation U-Pb Calcite Geochronology
Andrew R. C. Kylander-Clark
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-17,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-17, 2020
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 1 comment)
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29 Jun 2020
Luminescence properties and dating of proglacial sediments from northern Switzerland
Daniela Mueller, Frank Preusser, Marius W. Buechi, Lukas Gegg, and Gaudenz Deplazes
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-15,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-15, 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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News
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.

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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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