This conference has been deferred to 2023 due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check back soon for the 2023 schedule.
Geochronology quantifies geological time as a means for integrating diverse geological records, establishing cause and effect, constraining the rates and durations of fundamental geological processes and phenomena, and testing time-dependent models for system evolution. The sessions explore the timing, tempo, and drivers of lithospheric evolution at the interface of Earth system topics, over a range of geological timescales and throughout Earth's history. The aim of the conference is to foster interactions among scientists and formulate strategies for synergistically exploiting opportunities and reducing limitations of current technology, infrastructure and scientific culture. We invite contributions that exploit and apply geochronology to a wide range of topics in Earth system and lithospheric evolution, describe novel approaches, highlight geochronologic needs, and foreshadow future developments.