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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.
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26 Oct 2020
Short communication: Driftwood provides reliable chronological markers in Arctic coastal deposits
Lasse Sander, Alexander Kirdyanov, Alan Crivellaro, and Ulf Büntgen
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-28,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-28, 2020
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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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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21 Oct 2020
Technical note: AI-Track-tive: automated fission track recognition using computer vision (Artificial Intelligence)
Simon Nachtergaele and Johan De Grave
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-32,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-32, 2020
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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20 Oct 2020
Confined fission track revelation in apatite: how it works and why it matters
Richard A. Ketcham and Murat T. Tamer
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-31,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-31, 2020
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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13 Oct 2020
Eruptive history and 40Ar/39Ar geochronology of the Milos volcanic field, Greece
Xiaolong Zhou, Klaudia Kuiper, Jan Wijbrans, Katharina Boehm, and Pieter Vroon
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-30,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-30, 2020
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 1 comment)
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30 Sep 2020
U–Pb geochronology of epidote by LA–ICP–MS as a tool for dating hydrothermal-vein formation
Veronica Peverelli, Tanya Ewing, Daniela Rubatto, Martin Wille, Alfons Berger, Igor Maria Villa, Pierre Lanari, Thomas Pettke, and Marco Herwegh
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-27,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-27, 2020
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 1 comment)
28 Sep 2020
Thermal Annealing of Implanted 252Cf Fission-1 Tracks in Monazite
Sean Jones, Andrew Gleadow, and Barry Kohn
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-24,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-24, 2020
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 2 comments)
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23 Sep 2020
LA-ICPMS U–Pb geochronology of detrital zircon grains from the Coconino, Moenkopi, and Chinle formations in the Petrified Forest National Park (Arizona)
George Gehrels, Dominique Giesler, Paul Olsen, Dennis Kent, Adam Marsh, William Parker, Cornelia Rasmussen, Roland Mundil, Randall Irmis, John Geissman, and Christopher Lepre
Geochronology, 2, 257–282, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-257-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-257-2020, 2020
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11 Sep 2020
Delayed and rapid deglaciation of alpine valleys in the Sawatch Range, southern Rocky Mountains, USA
Joseph P. Tulenko, William Caffee, Avriel D. Schweinsberg, Jason P. Briner, and Eric M. Leonard
Geochronology, 2, 245–255, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-245-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2-245-2020, 2020
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07 Sep 2020
GeoChronR – an R package to model, analyze and visualize age-uncertain paleoscientific data
Nicholas P. McKay, Julien Emile-Geay, and Deborah Khider
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-25,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2020-25, 2020
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: final response, 5 comments)
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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

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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