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Editors: Philippa Ascough, Tibor J. Dunai, Georgina King, Andreas Lang & Klaus Mezger
eISSN: GChron 2628-3719, GChronD 2628-3735
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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Recent papers

17 Apr 2024
Evaluating manual versus automated benthic foraminiferal δ18O alignment techniques for developing chronostratigraphies in marine sediment records
Jennifer L. Middleton, Julia Gottschalk, Gisela Winckler, Jean Hanley, Carol Knudson, Jesse R. Farmer, Frank Lamy, Lorraine E. Lisiecki, and Expedition 383 Scientists
Geochronology, 6, 125–145, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-125-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-125-2024, 2024
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16 Apr 2024
Krypton-85 chronometry of spent nuclear fuel
Greg Balco, Andrew J. Conant, Dallas D. Reilly, Dallin Barton, Chelsea D. Willett, and Brett H. Isselhardt
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2024-9,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2024-9, 2024
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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15 Apr 2024
Technical Note: Altitude scaling of 36Cl production from Fe
Angus Moore and Darryl E. Granger
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-1009,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-1009, 2024
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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27 Mar 2024
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Minimizing the effects of Pb loss in detrital and igneous U–Pb zircon geochronology by CA-LA-ICP-MS
Erin E. Donaghy, Michael P. Eddy, Federico Moreno, and Mauricio Ibañez-Mejia
Geochronology, 6, 89–106, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-89-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-89-2024, 2024
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27 Mar 2024
Bayesian integration of astrochronology and radioisotope geochronology
Robin B. Trayler, Stephen R. Meyers, Bradley B. Sageman, and Mark D. Schmitz
Geochronology, 6, 107–123, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-107-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-107-2024, 2024
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20 Mar 2024
Technical note: Optimizing the in situ cosmogenic 36Cl extraction and measurement workflow for geologic applications
Alia Lesnek, Joseph M. Licciardi, Alan J. Hidy, and Tyler S. Anderson
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-713,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-713, 2024
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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13 Mar 2024
Production rate calibration for cosmogenic 10Be in pyroxene by applying a rapid fusion method to 10Be-saturated samples from the Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica
Marie Bergelin, Greg Balco, Lee B. Corbett, and Paul R. Bierman
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-702,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-702, 2024
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 2 comments)
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06 Mar 2024
Technical note: RA138 Calcite U-Pb LA-ICP-MS primary reference material
Marcel Guillong, Elias Samankassou, Inigo A. Müller, Dawid Szymanowski, Nathan Looser, Lorenzo Tavazzani, Óscar Merino-Tomé, Juan R. Bahamonde, Yannick Buret, and Maria Ovtcharova
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2024-7,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2024-7, 2024
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 3 comments)
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05 Mar 2024
Short communication: Synchrotron-based elemental mapping of single grains to investigate variable infrared-radiofluorescence emissions for luminescence dating
Mariana Sontag-González, Raju Kumar, Jean-Luc Schwenninger, Juergen Thieme, Sebastian Kreutzer, and Marine Frouin
Geochronology, 6, 77–88, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-77-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-77-2024, 2024
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29 Feb 2024
U and Th zonation in apatite observed by synchrotron X–ray fluorescence tomography and implications for the (U–Th)/He system
Francis J. Sousa, Stephen E. Cox, E. Troy Rasbury, Sidney R. Hemming, Antonio Lanzirotti, and Matthew Newville
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2024-8,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2024-8, 2024
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Highlight articles

27 Mar 2024
Minimizing the effects of Pb loss in detrital and igneous U–Pb zircon geochronology by CA-LA-ICP-MS
Erin E. Donaghy, Michael P. Eddy, Federico Moreno, and Mauricio Ibañez-Mejia
Geochronology, 6, 89–106, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-89-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-89-2024, 2024
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09 Jan 2024
Geochronological and geochemical effects of zircon chemical abrasion: insights from single-crystal stepwise dissolution experiments
Alyssa J. McKanna, Blair Schoene, and Dawid Szymanowski
Geochronology, 6, 1–20, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-1-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-1-2024, 2024
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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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06 Feb 2024 Statement on the use of AI-based tools in publications

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06 Feb 2024 Statement on the use of AI-based tools in publications

Tools based on artificial intelligence (AI) are increasingly being used to create scientific documents, including peer-reviewed publications, preprints and conference contributions. Please read EGU's statement on the use of such tools in publications.

17 Jan 2024 Copernicus Publications launches ROR integration for corresponding authors

Copernicus Publications started using the Research Organization Registry (ROR) database as the framework to assign institutional identifiers to corresponding authors in order to disambiguate affiliations listed on a published article and greatly enhancing the reporting capabilities to all academic stakeholders. Please read more.

17 Jan 2024 Copernicus Publications launches ROR integration for corresponding authors

Copernicus Publications started using the Research Organization Registry (ROR) database as the framework to assign institutional identifiers to corresponding authors in order to disambiguate affiliations listed on a published article and greatly enhancing the reporting capabilities to all academic stakeholders. Please read more.

15 Jan 2024 A huge thank you to our referees in 2023!

We would like to say a huge thank you to all referees for their volunteer efforts to provide fair, thorough, and constructive peer-review reports. Their invaluable contribution maintains our high scientific standards and ensures the ongoing success of our interactive open-access journals.

15 Jan 2024 A huge thank you to our referees in 2023!

We would like to say a huge thank you to all referees for their volunteer efforts to provide fair, thorough, and constructive peer-review reports. Their invaluable contribution maintains our high scientific standards and ensures the ongoing success of our interactive open-access journals.