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Editors: Philippa Ascough, Greg Balco, 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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30 Sep 2022
DQPB: software for calculating disequilibrium U-Pb ages
Timothy John Pollard, Jon David Woodhead, John Charles Hellstrom, John Engel, Roger Powell, and Russell Neil Drysdale
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2022-24,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2022-24, 2022
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21 Sep 2022
ChronoLorica – Introduction of a soil-landscape evolution model combined with geochronometers
W. Marijn van der Meij, Arnaud J. A. M. Temme, Steven A. Binnie, and Tony Reimann
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-934,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-934, 2022
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15 Sep 2022
230Th ∕ U isochron dating of cryogenic cave carbonates
Paul Töchterle, Simon D. Steidle, R. Lawrence Edwards, Yuri Dublyansky, Christoph Spötl, Xianglei Li, John Gunn, and Gina E. Moseley
Geochronology, 4, 617–627, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-617-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-617-2022, 2022
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07 Sep 2022
Short Communication: age2exhume – A Matlab script to calculate steady-state vertical exhumation rates from thermochronologic ages in regional datasets and application to the Himalaya
Peter van der Beek and Taylor F. Schildgen
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-888,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-888, 2022
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 1 comment)
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06 Sep 2022
Constraining the geothermal parameters of in situ Rb–Sr dating on Proterozoic shales and their subsequent applications
Darwinaji Subarkah, Angus L. Nixon, Monica Jimenez, Alan S. Collins, Morgan L. Blades, Juraj Farkaš, Sarah E. Gilbert, Simon Holford, and Amber Jarrett
Geochronology, 4, 577–600, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-577-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-577-2022, 2022
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06 Sep 2022
In situ LA-ICPMS U–Pb dating of sulfates: applicability of carbonate reference materials as matrix-matched standards
Aratz Beranoaguirre, Iuliana Vasiliev, and Axel Gerdes
Geochronology, 4, 601–616, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-601-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-601-2022, 2022
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30 Aug 2022
Bayesian age-depth modelling applied to varve and radiometric dating to optimize the transfer of an existing high-resolution chronology to a new composite sediment profile from Holzmaar (West-Eifel Volcanic Field, Germany)
Stella Birlo, Wojciech Tylmann, and Bernd Zolitschka
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2022-22,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2022-22, 2022
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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19 Aug 2022
Short communication: Mechanism and prevention of irreversible trapping of atmospheric He during mineral crushing
Stephen E. Cox, Hayden B. D. Miller, Florian Hofmann, and Kenneth A. Farley
Geochronology, 4, 551–560, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-551-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-551-2022, 2022
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19 Aug 2022
An algorithm for U–Pb geochronology by secondary ion mass spectrometry
Pieter Vermeesch
Geochronology, 4, 561–576, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-561-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-561-2022, 2022
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18 Aug 2022
Combined linear-regression and Monte Carlo approach to modeling exposure age depth profiles
Yiran Wang and Michael E. Oskin
Geochronology, 4, 533–549, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-533-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-533-2022, 2022
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Highlight articles
12 Mar 2021
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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
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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
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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
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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
28 Jun 2022 Release of journal metrics 2021

The journal metrics 2021 were released and the current numbers are available from the journal metrics overview.

28 Jun 2022 Release of journal metrics 2021

The journal metrics 2021 were released and the current numbers are available from the journal metrics overview.

07 Jun 2022 EGU and Copernicus announce new inclusive name change policy for all EGU journals

Today the European Geosciences Union and Copernicus Publications are announcing sweeping new changes, that will give our authors the ability to make vital alterations to their names in previously published scientific literature. This new policy will allow authors to retrospectively update previous publications with their current names, including conference abstracts, preprints, and peer-reviewed articles.

07 Jun 2022 EGU and Copernicus announce new inclusive name change policy for all EGU journals

Today the European Geosciences Union and Copernicus Publications are announcing sweeping new changes, that will give our authors the ability to make vital alterations to their names in previously published scientific literature. This new policy will allow authors to retrospectively update previous publications with their current names, including conference abstracts, preprints, and peer-reviewed articles.

09 Feb 2022 EGUsphere opens for preprints

EGUsphere, the innovative open-access repository created by the European Geosciences Union and Copernicus Publications, is growing. For the first time, authors will be able to upload preprints to the online resource, taking advantage of EGU’s pioneering public peer-review process, whilst preparing their papers for future release.

09 Feb 2022 EGUsphere opens for preprints

EGUsphere, the innovative open-access repository created by the European Geosciences Union and Copernicus Publications, is growing. For the first time, authors will be able to upload preprints to the online resource, taking advantage of EGU’s pioneering public peer-review process, whilst preparing their papers for future release.