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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
26 Feb 2021
Short communication: Inverse isochron regression for Re–Os, K–Ca and other chronometers
Yang Li and Pieter Vermeesch
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-7,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-7, 2021
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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16 Feb 2021
Tools for uranium characterization in carbonate samples: case studies of natural U–Pb geochronology reference materials
E. Troy Rasbury, Theodore M. Present, Paul Northrup, Ryan V. Tappero, Antonio Lanzirotti, Jennifer M. Cole, Kathleen M. Wooton, and Kevin Hatton
Geochronology, 3, 103–122, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-103-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-103-2021, 2021
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16 Feb 2021
Thermal annealing of implanted 252Cf fission tracks in monazite
Sean Jones, Andrew Gleadow, and Barry Kohn
Geochronology, 3, 89–102, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-89-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-89-2021, 2021
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03 Feb 2021
Direct U–Pb dating of carbonates from micron-scale femtosecond laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry images using robust regression
Guilhem Hoareau, Fanny Claverie, Christophe Pecheyran, Christian Paroissin, Pierre-Alexandre Grignard, Geoffrey Motte, Olivier Chailan, and Jean-Pierre Girard
Geochronology, 3, 67–87, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-67-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-67-2021, 2021
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28 Jan 2021
Spatially Resolved Infrared Radiofluorescence: Single-grain K-feldspar Dating using CCD Imaging
Dirk Mittelstraß and Sebastian Kreutzer
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-43,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-43, 2021
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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25 Jan 2021
Technical note: apatite and zircon (U-Th)/He analysis using quadrupole and magnetic sector mass spectrometry
Cécile Gautheron, Rosella Pinna-Jamme, Alexis Derycke, Floriane Ahadi, Caroline Sanchez, Fréderic Haurine, Gael Monvoisin, Damien Barbosa, Guillaume Delpech, Joseph Maltese, Philippe Sarda, and Laurent Tassan-Got
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-1,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-1, 2021
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 2 comments)
20 Jan 2021
Technical note: LA–ICP-MS U–Pb dating of unetched and etched apatites
Fanis Abdullin, Luigi A. Solari, Jesús Solé, and Carlos Ortega-Obregón
Geochronology, 3, 59–65, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-59-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-59-2021, 2021
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18 Jan 2021
Novel method for determining 234U–238U ages of Devils Hole 2 cave calcite (Nevada)
Xianglei Li, Kathleen A. Wendt, Yuri Dublyansky, Gina E. Moseley, Christoph Spötl, and R. Lawrence Edwards
Geochronology, 3, 49–58, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-49-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-49-2021, 2021
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14 Jan 2021
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, 3, 35–47, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-35-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-35-2021, 2021
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07 Jan 2021
Atmospherically produced beryllium-10 in annually laminated late-glacial sediments of the North American Varve Chronology
Greg Balco, Benjamin D. DeJong, John C. Ridge, Paul R. Bierman, and Dylan H. Rood
Geochronology, 3, 1–33, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-1-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-1-2021, 2021
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Highlight articles
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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16 Jun 2020 Geochronology awarded DOAJ Seal

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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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