Short communication/technical note

05 Jul 2024
Short communication: Resolving the discrepancy between U–Pb age estimates for the “Likhall” bed, a key level in the Ordovician timescale
André Navin Paul, Anders Lindskog, and Urs Schaltegger
Geochronology, 6, 325–335,,, 2024
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03 Jul 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, 6, 313–323,,, 2024
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25 Jun 2024
Technical note: „U-Th Analysis” – an open-source software dedicated to MCICPMS U-series-data treatment and evaluation
Inga Kristina Kerber, Fabian Kontor, Sophie Warken, and Norbert Frank
EGUsphere,,, 2024
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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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,,, 2024
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: final response, 6 comments)
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15 Apr 2024
Technical Note: Altitude scaling of 36Cl production from Fe
Angus Moore and Darryl E. Granger
EGUsphere,,, 2024
Revised manuscript under review for GChron (discussion: final response, 4 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,,, 2024
Revised manuscript accepted for GChron (discussion: final response, 6 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.,,, 2024
Revised manuscript accepted for GChron (discussion: closed, 5 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,,, 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,,, 2024
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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.,,, 2024
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: final response, 10 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.,,, 2024
Preprint under review for GChron (discussion: final response, 4 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,,, 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,,, 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,,, 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,,, 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,,, 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,,, 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,,, 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,,, 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,,, 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,,, 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,,, 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,,, 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,,, 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,,, 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,,, 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,,, 2021
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