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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
03 Jun 2021
A 62-ka geomagnetic palaeointensity record from the Taymyr Peninsula, Russian Arctic
Stephanie Scheidt, Matthias Lenz, Ramon Egli, Dominik Brill, Martin Klug, Karl Fabian, Marlene M. Lenz, Raphael Gromig, Janet Rethemeyer, Bernd Wagner, Grigory Federov, and Martin Melles
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-12,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-12, 2021
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02 Jun 2021
Attenuation of beta radiation in granular matrices: implications for trapped-charge dating
Alastair Charles Cunningham, Jan-Pieter Buylaert, and Andrew Sean Murray
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-17,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-17, 2021
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01 Jun 2021
Technical note: Analytical protocols and performance for apatite and zircon (U–Th) ∕ He analysis on quadrupole and magnetic sector mass spectrometer systems between 2007 and 2020
Cécile Gautheron, Rosella Pinna-Jamme, Alexis Derycke, Floriane Ahadi, Caroline Sanchez, Frédéric Haurine, Gael Monvoisin, Damien Barbosa, Guillaume Delpech, Joseph Maltese, Philippe Sarda, and Laurent Tassan-Got
Geochronology, 3, 351–370, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-351-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-351-2021, 2021
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28 May 2021
Deformation recorded in polyhalite from evaporite detachments revealed by 40Ar/39Ar dating
Lachlan Richards, Fred Jourdan, Alan Stephen Collins, and Rosalind Clare King
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-16,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-16, 2021
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26 May 2021
Towards in situ U–Pb dating of dolomite
Bar Elisha, Perach Nuriel, Andrew Kylander-Clark, and Ram Weinberger
Geochronology, 3, 337–349, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-337-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-337-2021, 2021
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25 May 2021
Simulating sedimentary burial cycles – Part 1: Investigating the role of apatite fission track annealing kinetics using synthetic data
Kalin T. McDannell and Dale R. Issler
Geochronology, 3, 321–335, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-321-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-321-2021, 2021
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21 May 2021
Spatially resolved infrared radiofluorescence: single-grain K-feldspar dating using CCD imaging
Dirk Mittelstraß and Sebastian Kreutzer
Geochronology, 3, 299–319, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-299-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-299-2021, 2021
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17 May 2021
Evidence for old carbon contamination in 14C wiggle-match age series for the 946 CE eruption of Changbaishan volcano
Richard N. Holdaway, Ben Kennedy, Brendan M Duffy, Jiandong Xu, and Clive Oppenheimer
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-13,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-13, 2021
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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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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.