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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
15 Jul 2021
Exposure dating of detrital magnetite using 3He enabled by microCT and calibration of the cosmogenic 3He production rate in magnetite
Florian Hofmann, Emily H. G. Cooperdock, A. Joshua West, Dominic Hildebrandt, Kathrin Strößner, and Kenneth A. Farley
Geochronology, 3, 395–414, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-395-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-395-2021, 2021
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30 Jun 2021
AI-Track-tive: open-source software for automated recognition and counting of surface semi-tracks using computer vision (artificial intelligence)
Simon Nachtergaele and Johan De Grave
Geochronology, 3, 383–394, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-383-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-383-2021, 2021
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29 Jun 2021
Cosmogenic nuclide exposure age scatter in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica records Pleistocene glacial history and processes
Andrew J. Christ, Paul R. Bierman, Jennifer L. Lamp, Joerg M. Schaefer, and Gisela Winckler
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-21,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-21, 2021
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 1 comment)
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23 Jun 2021
Technical note: On the reliability of laboratory beta-source calibration for luminescence dating
Barbara Mauz, Loïc Martin, Michael Discher, Chantal Tribolo, Sebastian Kreutzer, Chiara Bahl, Andreas Lang, and Nobert Mercier
Geochronology, 3, 371–381, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-371-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-371-2021, 2021
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21 Jun 2021
New approaches to dating intermittently varved sediment, Columbine lake, Colorado, USA
Stephanie Harmonie Arcusa, Nicholas P. McKay, Charlotte Wiman, Sela Patterson, Samuel E. Munoz, and Marco A. Aquino-López
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-15,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-15, 2021
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17 Jun 2021
The µDose-system: determination of environmental dose rates by combined alpha and beta counting – performance tests and practical experiences
Thomas Kolb, Konrad Tudyka, Annette Kadereit, Johanna Lomax, Grzegorz Poręba, Anja Zander, Lars Zipf, and Markus Fuchs
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-20,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-20, 2021
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16 Jun 2021
Late Holocene cryptotephra from Cascade Lake, Alaska: supporting data for a 21,000-year multi-chronometer Bayesian age model
Lauren J. Davies, Britta J. L. Jensen, and Darrell S. Kaufman
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-18,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-18, 2021
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16 Jun 2021
Paleomagnetic secular variation for a 21,000-year sediment sequence from Cascade Lake, north-central Brooks Range, Arctic Alaska
Douglas P. Steen, Joseph S. Stoner, Jason P. Briner, and Darrell S. Kaufman
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-19,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-19, 2021
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03 Jun 2021
A 62-ka geomagnetic palaeointensity record from the Taymyr Peninsula, Russian Arctic
Stephanie Scheidt, Matthias Lenz, Ramon Egli, Dominik Brill, Martin Klug, Karl Fabian, Marlene M. Lenz, Raphael Gromig, Janet Rethemeyer, Bernd Wagner, Grigory Federov, and Martin Melles
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-12,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-12, 2021
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: final response, 4 comments)
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02 Jun 2021
Attenuation of beta radiation in granular matrices: implications for trapped-charge dating
Alastair Charles Cunningham, Jan-Pieter Buylaert, and Andrew Sean Murray
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-17,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2021-17, 2021
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Highlight articles
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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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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News
22 Apr 2021 Geochronology indexed in Scopus

We are pleased to announce that Scopus has completed its evaluation of Geochronology (GChron) and announced that it will include the journal in its database.

22 Apr 2021 Geochronology indexed in Scopus

We are pleased to announce that Scopus has completed its evaluation of Geochronology (GChron) and announced that it will include the journal in its database.

14 Oct 2020 Volunteer to be an EGUsphere preprint moderator!

EGU is seeking scientists who want to gain experience in the realm of scientific publishing to pre-screen manuscripts submitted to the Union's new online platform.

14 Oct 2020 Volunteer to be an EGUsphere preprint moderator!

EGU is seeking scientists who want to gain experience in the realm of scientific publishing to pre-screen manuscripts submitted to the Union's new online platform.

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.