Short communication/technical note

18 Apr 2024
Short communication: New analytical approach on (U-Th)/He dating of Fe-hydroxide with an example using goethite from the Amerasian Basin, Arctic Ocean 
Olga Valentinovna Yakubovich, Natalia Pavlovna Konstantinova, Maria Olegovna Anosova, Mary Markovna Podolskaya, and Elena Valerevna Adamskaya
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-992,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-992, 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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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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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: final response, 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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21 Feb 2024
Short communication: Cosmogenic noble gas depletion in soils by wildfire heating
Greg Balco, Alan J. Hidy, William T. Struble, and Joshua J. Roering
Geochronology, 6, 71–76, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-71-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-6-71-2024, 2024
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21 Feb 2024
Short communication: Inverse correlation between radiation damage and fission-track etching time on monazite
Toru Nakajima, Shoma Fukuda, Shigeru Sueoka, Sota Niki, Tetsuo Kawakami, Tohru Danhara, and Takahiro Tagami
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2024-2,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2024-2, 2024
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: final response, 2 comments)
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14 Feb 2024
Technical note: a new analytical protocol for apatite (U-Th)/He and trace element analysis (incorporating a continuous ramped heating measurement system for the He)
Alexis Derycke, Nathan Cogné, Dominique Bavay, David Vilbert, Lionel Dutruch, Sebastien Ternois, Gilles Ruffet, Marc Jolivet, and Kerry Gallagher
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2024-6,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2024-6, 2024
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: final response, 6 comments)
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09 Feb 2024
Short Communication: Nanoscale heterogeneity of U and Pb in baddeleyite – implications for nanogeochronology and 238U series alpha recoil effects
Steven Denyszyn, Donald W. Davis, and Denis Fougerouse
Geochronology Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2024-4,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-2024-4, 2024
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 1 comment)
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27 Nov 2023
Short communication: Resolving the discrepancy between U–Pb age estimates for the ‘Likhall’ zircon bed, a key level in the Ordovician timescale 
André Navin Paul, Anders Lindskog, and Urs Schaltegger
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2023-2597,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2023-2597, 2023
Revised manuscript under review for GChron (discussion: final response, 6 comments)
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20 Oct 2023
Technical note: Darkroom lighting for luminescence dating laboratory
Marine Frouin, Taylor Grandfield, William Huebsch, and Owen Evans
Geochronology, 5, 405–412, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-5-405-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-5-405-2023, 2023
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20 Sep 2023
Technical note: Studying lithium metaborate fluxes and extraction protocols with a new, fully automated in situ cosmogenic 14C processing system at PRIME Lab
Nathaniel Lifton, Jim Wilson, and Allie Koester
Geochronology, 5, 361–375, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-5-361-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-5-361-2023, 2023
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19 Jul 2023
Technical note: In situ U–Th–He dating by 4He ∕ 3He laser microprobe analysis
Pieter Vermeesch, Yuntao Tian, Jae Schwanethal, and Yannick Buret
Geochronology, 5, 323–332, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-5-323-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-5-323-2023, 2023
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17 May 2023
Short communication: The Wasserstein distance as a dissimilarity metric for comparing detrital age spectra and other geological distributions
Alex Lipp and Pieter Vermeesch
Geochronology, 5, 263–270, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-5-263-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-5-263-2023, 2023
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10 Mar 2023
Technical note: colab_zirc_dims: a Google Colab-compatible toolset for automated and semi-automated measurement of mineral grains in laser ablation–inductively coupled plasma–mass spectrometry images using deep learning models
Michael C. Sitar and Ryan J. Leary
Geochronology, 5, 109–126, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-5-109-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-5-109-2023, 2023
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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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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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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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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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21 Jul 2022
Technical note: Rapid phase identification of apatite and zircon grains for geochronology using X-ray micro-computed tomography
Emily H. G. Cooperdock, Florian Hofmann, Ryley M. C. Tibbetts, Anahi Carrera, Aya Takase, and Aaron J. Celestian
Geochronology, 4, 501–515, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-501-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-501-2022, 2022
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15 Jun 2022
Short communication: On the potential use of materials with heterogeneously distributed parent and daughter isotopes as primary standards for non-U–Pb geochronological applications of laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS)
Daniil V. Popov
Geochronology, 4, 399–407, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-399-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-399-2022, 2022
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07 Jun 2022
Technical note: Accelerator mass spectrometry of 10Be and 26Al at low nuclide concentrations
Klaus M. Wilcken, Alexandru T. Codilean, Réka-H. Fülöp, Steven Kotevski, Anna H. Rood, Dylan H. Rood, Alexander J. Seal, and Krista Simon
Geochronology, 4, 339–352, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-339-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-339-2022, 2022
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14 Apr 2022
Technical note: Quantifying uranium-series disequilibrium in natural samples for dosimetric dating – Part 1: gamma spectrometry
Barbara Mauz, Paul J. Nolan, and Peter G. Appleby
Geochronology, 4, 213–225, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-213-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-213-2022, 2022
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22 Mar 2022
Short communication: Modeling competing effects of cooling rate, grain size, and radiation damage in low-temperature thermochronometers
David M. Whipp, Dawn A. Kellett, Isabelle Coutand, and Richard A. Ketcham
Geochronology, 4, 143–152, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-143-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-143-2022, 2022
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23 Feb 2022
Short communication: Experimental factors affecting fission-track counts in apatite
Carolin Aslanian, Raymond Jonckheere, Bastian Wauschkuhn, and Lothar Ratschbacher
Geochronology, 4, 109–119, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-109-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-4-109-2022, 2022
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19 Aug 2021
Technical Note: Noble gas extraction procedure and performance of the Cologne Helix MC Plus multi-collector noble gas mass spectrometer for cosmogenic neon isotope analysis
Benedikt Ritter, Andreas Vogt, and Tibor J. Dunai
Geochronology, 3, 421–431, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-421-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-421-2021, 2021
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02 Aug 2021
Short communication: Inverse isochron regression for Re–Os, K–Ca and other chronometers
Yang Li and Pieter Vermeesch
Geochronology, 3, 415–420, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-415-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-415-2021, 2021
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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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01 Jun 2021
Technical note: Analytical protocols and performance for apatite and zircon (U–Th) ∕ He analysis on quadrupole and magnetic sector mass spectrometer systems between 2007 and 2020
Cécile Gautheron, Rosella Pinna-Jamme, Alexis Derycke, Floriane Ahadi, Caroline Sanchez, Frédéric Haurine, Gael Monvoisin, Damien Barbosa, Guillaume Delpech, Joseph Maltese, Philippe Sarda, and Laurent Tassan-Got
Geochronology, 3, 351–370, https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-351-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gchron-3-351-2021, 2021
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