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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.
Recent papers
16 Jan 2023
Short communication: age2exhume – a MATLAB/Python script to calculate steady-state vertical exhumation rates from thermochronometric ages and application to the Himalaya
Peter van der Beek and Taylor F. Schildgen
Geochronology, 5, 35–49, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-5-35-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-5-35-2023, 2023
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16 Jan 2023
Technical note: Darkroom lighting for luminescence dating laboratory
Marine Frouin, Taylor Grandfield, William Huebsch, and Owen Evans
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2023-1,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2023-1, 2023
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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13 Jan 2023
Technical note: A software framework for calculating compositionally dependent in situ 14C production rates
Alexandria J. Koester and Nathaniel A. Lifton
Geochronology, 5, 21–33, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-5-21-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-5-21-2023, 2023
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11 Jan 2023
Examination of the accuracy of SHRIMP U–Pb geochronology based on samples dated by both SHRIMP and CA-TIMS
Charles W. Magee Jr., Simon Bodorkos, Christopher J. Lewis, James L. Crowley, Corey J. Wall, and Richard M. Friedman
Geochronology, 5, 1–19, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-5-1-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-5-1-2023, 2023
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22 Dec 2022
XLUM: an open data format for exchange and long-term data preservation of luminescence data
Sebastian Kreutzer, Steve Grehl, Michael Höhne, Oliver Simmank, Kay Dornich, Grzegorz Adamiec, Christoph Burow, Helen Roberts, and Geoff Duller
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2022-27,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2022-27, 2022
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 1 comment)
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21 Dec 2022
Cosmogenic 10Be in pyroxene: laboratory progress, production rate systematics, and application of the 10Be-3He nuclide pair in the Antarctic Dry Valleys
Allie Balter-Kennedy, Joerg M. Schaefer, Roseanne Schwartz, Jennifer L. Lamp, Laura Penrose, Jennifer Middleton, Bouchaïb Tibari, Pierre-Henri Blard, Gisela Winckler, Alan J. Hidy, and Greg Balco
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-1379,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-1379, 2022
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16 Dec 2022
10Be age control of glaciation in the Beartooth Mountains, USA, from the latest Pleistocene through the Holocene
Aaron M. Barth, Elizabeth G. Ceperley, Claire Vavrus, Shaun A. Marcott, Jeremy D. Shakun, and Marc W. Caffee
Geochronology, 4, 731–743, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-731-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-731-2022, 2022
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15 Dec 2022
Constraining the aggradation mode of Pleistocene river deposits based on cosmogenic radionuclide depth profiling and numerical modelling
Nathan Vandermaelen, Koen Beerten, François Clapuyt, Marcus Christl, and Veerle Vanacker
Geochronology, 4, 713–730, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-713-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-713-2022, 2022
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14 Dec 2022
Technical note: Evaluating a geographical information system (GIS)-based approach for determining topographic shielding factors in cosmic-ray exposure dating
Felix Martin Hofmann
Geochronology, 4, 691–712, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-691-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-691-2022, 2022
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06 Dec 2022
In situ U–Pb dating of 4 billion-year-old carbonates in the martian meteorite Allan Hills 84001
Romain Tartèse and Ian C. Lyon
Geochronology, 4, 683–690, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-683-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-683-2022, 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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27 Jan 2023 New agreement between Jisc and Copernicus Publications

Copernicus Publications is delighted to announce a new agreement with the UK-based Jisc (Joint Information Systems Committee) to streamline open-access publishing for their members. Read more.

27 Jan 2023 New agreement between Jisc and Copernicus Publications

Copernicus Publications is delighted to announce a new agreement with the UK-based Jisc (Joint Information Systems Committee) to streamline open-access publishing for their members. Read more.

28 Jun 2022 Release of journal metrics 2021

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28 Jun 2022 Release of journal metrics 2021

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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.