Cosmogenic nuclide dating selected references

Selected references and wider reading

*Recommended review

Applegate, P.J., Urban, N.M., Keller, K., Lowell, T.V., Laabs, B.J.C., Kelly, M.A., Alley, R.B., 2012. Improved moraine age interpretations through explicit matching of geomorphic process models to cosmogenic nuclide measurements from single landforms. Quaternary Research 77, 293-304.

*Balco, G., 2011. Contributions and unrealized potential contributions of cosmogenic-nuclide exposure dating to glacier chronology, 1990 – 2010. Quaternary Science Reviews 30, 3-27.

Balco, G., 2014. Simple computer code for estimating cosmic-ray shielding by oddly shaped objects. Quaternary Geochronology 22, 175-182.

*Balco, G., 2020. Glacier Change and Paleoclimate Applications of Cosmogenic-Nuclide Exposure Dating. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 48, 21-48.

Balco, G.A., Schaefer, J.M., Group, L., 2013. Terrestrial exposure-age record of Holocene ice sheet and ice-shelf change in the northeast Antarctic Peninsula. Quaternary Science Reviews 59, 101-111.

Balco, G., Stone, J.O., Lifton, N.A., Dunai, T.J., 2008. A complete and easily accessible means of calculating surface exposure ages or erosion rates from 10Be and 26Al measurements. Quaternary Geochronology 3, 174-195.

Bentley, M.J., Fogwill, C.J., Le Brocq, A.M., Hubbard, A.L., Sugden, D.E., Dunai, T.J., Freeman, S.P.H.T., 2010. Deglacial history of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet in the Weddell Sea embayment: Constraints on past ice volume change. Geology 38, 411-414.

Boex, J., Fogwill, C., Harrison, S., Glasser, N.F., Hein, A., Schnabel, C., Xu, S., 2013. Rapid thinning of the late Pleistocene Patagonian Ice Sheet followed migration of the Southern Westerlies. Scientific Reports 3, 1-6.

Borchers, B., Marrero, S., Balco, G., Caffee, M., Goehring, B., Lifton, N., Nishiizumi, K., Phillips, F., Schaefer, J., Stone, J., 2016. Geological calibration of spallation production rates in the CRONUS-Earth project. Quaternary Geochronology 31, 188-198.

Bourgois, J., Cisternas, M.E., Braucher, R., Bourlès, D., Frutos, J., 2016. Geomorphic Records along the General Carrera (Chile)–Buenos Aires (Argentina) Glacial Lake (46°–48° S), Climate Inferences, and Glacial Rebound for the Past 7–9 ka. The Journal of Geology 124, 27-53.

Briner, J.P., Swanson, T.W., Caffee, M., 2001. Late Pleistocene cosmogenic 36Cl glacial chronology of the southwestern Ahklun Mountains, Alaska. Quaternary Research 56, 148-154.

Cockburn, H.A.P., Summerfield, M.A., 2004. Geomorphological applications of cosmogenic isotope analysis. Progress in Physical Geography 28, 1-42.

Cogez, A., Herman, F., Pelt, É., Reuschlé, T., Morvan, G., Darvill, C.M., Norton, K.P., Christl, M., Märki, L., Chabaux, F., 2018. U-Th and 10Be constraints on sediment recycling in proglacial settings, Lago Buenos Aires, Patagonia. Earth Surface Dynamics 6, 121-140.

Corbett, L.B., Young, N.E., Bierman, P.R., Briner, J.P., Neumann, T.A., Rood, D.H., Graly, J.A., 2011. Paired bedrock and boulder 10Be concentrations resulting from early Holocene ice retreat near Jakobshavn Isfjord, western Greenland. Quaternary Science Reviews 30, 1739-1749.

Corbett, L.B., Bierman, P.R., Graly, J.A., Neumann, T.A., Rood, D.H., 2013. Constraining landscape history and glacial erosivity using paired cosmogenic nuclides in Upernavik, northwest Greenland. Geological Society of America Bulletin 125, 1539-1553.

*Darvill, C.M., 2013. Cosmogenic Nuclide Analysis, in: Clarke, L., Nield, J. (Eds.), Geomorphological Techniques. British Society for Geomorphology, London.

Darvill, C.M., Bentley, M.J., Stokes, C.R., Hein, A.S., Rodés, Á., 2015. Extensive MIS 3 glaciation in southernmost Patagonia revealed by cosmogenic nuclide dating of outwash sediments. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 429, 157-169.

Davies, B.J.J., Livingstone, S.J.J., Roberts, D.H.H., Evans, D.J.A.J.A., Gheorghiu, D.M.M., Ó Cofaigh, C., 2019. Dynamic ice stream retreat in the central sector of the last British-Irish Ice Sheet. Quaternary Science Reviews 225, 1-21.

Delunel, R., Bourlès, D.L., van der Beek, P.A., Schlunegger, F., Leya, I., Masarik, J., Paquet, E., 2014. Snow shielding factors for cosmogenic nuclide dating inferred from long-term neutron detector monitoring. Quaternary Geochronology 24, 16-26.

Dong, G., Huang, F., Yi, C., Liu, X., Zhou, W., Caffee, M.W., 2016. Mid-late Pleistocene glacial evolution in the Grove Mountains, East Antarctica, constraints from cosmogenic 10Be surface exposure dating of glacial erratic cobbles. Quaternary Science Reviews 145, 71-81.

Dunai, T.J., 2000. Scaling factors for production rates of in situ produced cosmogenic nuclides: a critical reevaluation. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 176, 157-169.

Dunai, T.J., 2001. Influence of secular variation of the geomagnetic field on production rates of in situ produced cosmogenic nuclides. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 193, 197-212.

Dunai, T.J., Lifton, N.A., 2014. The nuts and bolts of cosmogenic nuclide production. Elements 10, 347-350.

*Dunai, T.J., Stuart, F.M., 2009. Reporting of cosmogenic nuclide data for exposure age and erosion rate determinations. Quaternary Geochronology 4, 437-440.

Fabel, D., Stroeven, A.P., Harbor, J., Kleman, J., Elmore, D., Fink, D., 2002. Landscape preservation under Fennoscandian ice sheets determined from in situ produced 10Be and 26Al. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 201, 397-406.

Fabel, D., Ballantyne, C.K., Xu, S., 2012. Trimlines, blockfields, mountain-top erratics and the vertical dimensions of the last British–Irish Ice Sheet in NW Scotland. Quaternary Science Reviews 55, 91-102.

Goehring, B.M., Schaefer, J.M., Schluechter, C., Lifton, N.A., Finkel, R.C., Jull, A.J.T., Akçar, N., Alley, R.B., 2011. The Rhone Glacier was smaller than today for most of the Holocene. Geology 39, 679-682.

*Gosse, J.C., Phillips, F.M., 2001. Terrestrial in situ cosmogenic nuclides: theory and application. Quaternary Science Reviews 20, 1475-1560.

Granger, D.E., Lifton, N.A., Willenbring, J.K., 2013. A cosmic trip: 25 years of cosmogenic nuclides in geology. Geological Society of America Bulletin 125, 1379-1402.

*Granger, D.E., Muzikar, P.F., 2001. Dating sediment burial with in situ-produced cosmogenic nuclides: theory, techniques, and limitations. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 188, 269-281.

Hein, A.S., Cogez, A., Darvill, C.M., Mendelova, M., Kaplan, M.R., Herman, F., Dunai, T.J., Norton, K., Xu, S., Christl, M., 2017. Regional mid-Pleistocene glaciation in central Patagonia. Quaternary Science Reviews 164, 77-94.

Hein, A.S., Hulton, N.R.J., Dunai, T.J., Schnabel, C., Kaplan, M.R., Naylor, M., Xu, S., 2009. Middle Pleistocene glaciation in Patagonia dated by cosmogenic-nuclide measurements on outwash gravels. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 286, 184-197.

Hein, A.S., Marrero, S.M., Woodward, J., Dunning, S.A., Winter, K., Westoby, M.J., Freeman, S.P.H.T., Shanks, R.P., Sugden, D.E., 2016. Mid-Holocene pulse of thinning in the Weddell Sea sector of the West Antarctic ice sheet. Nature communications 7.

Hein, A.S., Hulton, N.R.J., Dunai, T.J., Sugden, D.E., Kaplan, M.R., Xu, S., 2010. The chronology of the Last Glacial Maximum and deglacial events in central Argentine Patagonia. Quaternary Science Reviews 29, 1212-1227.

Heyman, J., Stroeven, A.P., Harbor, J.M., Caffee, M.W., 2011. Too young or too old: Evaluating cosmogenic exposure dating based on an analysis of compiled boulder exposure ages. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 302, 71-80.

Hippe, K., Ivy-Ochs, S., Kober, F., Zasadni, J., Wieler, R., Wacker, L., Kubik, P.W., Schlüchter, C., 2014. Chronology of Lateglacial ice flow reorganization and deglaciation in the Gotthard Pass area, Central Swiss Alps, based on cosmogenic 10Be and in situ 14C. Quaternary Geochronology 19, 14-26.

Hormes, A., Gjermundsen, E.F., Rasmussen, T.L., 2013. From mountain top to the deep sea – Deglaciation in 4D of the northwestern Barents Sea ice sheet. Quaternary Science Reviews 75, 78-99.

Ivy-Ochs, S., Kober, F., 2007. Cosmogenic nuclides: a versatile tool for studying landscape change during the Quaternary. Quaternary Perspectives 160, 134-138.

Ivy-Ochs, S., Briner, J.P., 2014. Dating disappearing ice with cosmogenic nuclides. Elements 10, 351-356.

Johnson, J.S., Bentley, M.J., Smith, J.A., Finkel, R.C., Rood, D.H., Gohl, K., Balco, G., Larter, R.D., Schaefer, J.M., 2014. Rapid Thinning of Pine Island Glacier in the Early Holocene. Science 343, 999-1001.

Johnson, J.S., Smellie, J.L., Nelson, A.E., Stuart, F.M., 2009. History of the Antarctic Peninsula Ice Sheet since the early Pliocene – Evidence from cosmogenic dating of Pliocene lavas on James Ross Island, Antarctica. Global and Planetary Change 69, 205-213.

*Jones, R.S., Small, D., Cahill, N., Bentley, M.J., Whitehouse, P.L., 2019. iceTEA: Tools for plotting and analysing cosmogenic-nuclide surface-exposure data from former ice margins. Quaternary Geochronology 51, 72-86.

Joy, K., Fink, D., Storey, B., Atkins, C., 2014. A 2 million year glacial chronology of the Hatherton Glacier, Antarctica and implications for the size of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet at the Last Glacial Maximum. Quaternary Science Reviews 83, 46-57.

Kaplan, M.R., Douglass, D.C., Singer, B.S., Ackert, R.P., Caffee, M.W., 2005. Cosmogenic nuclide chronology of pre-last glacial maximum moraines at Lago Buenos Aires, 46°S, Argentina. Quaternary Research 63, 301-315.

Kaplan, M.R., Schaefer, J.M., Strelin, J.A., Denton, G.H., Anderson, R.F., Vandergoes, M.J., Finkel, R.C., Schwartz, R., Travis, S.G., Garcia, J.L., 2016. Patagonian and southern South Atlantic view of Holocene climate. Quaternary Science Reviews 141, 112-125.

Kaplan, M.R., Strelin, J.A., Schaefer, J.M., Peltier, C., Martini, M.A., Flores, E., Winckler, G., Schwartz, R., 2020. Holocene glacier behavior around the northern Antarctic Peninsula and possible causes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 534, 116077-116077.

Kelly, M.A., Lowell, T.V., Hall, B.L., Schaefer, J.M., Finkel, R.C., Goehring, B.M., Alley, R.B., Denton, G.H., 2008. A 10Be chronology of lateglacial and Holocene mountain glaciation in the Scoresby Sund region, east Greenland: implications for seasonality during lateglacial time. Quaternary Science Reviews 27, 2273-2282.

Kubik, P.W., Ivy-Ochs, S., Masarik, J., Frank, M., Schlüchter, C., 1998. 10Be and 26Al production rates deduced from an instantaneous event within the dendro-calibration curve, the landslide of Köfels, Ötz Valley, Austria. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 161, 231-241.

Lifton, N.A., Jull, A.J.T., Quade, J., 2001. A new extraction technique and production rate estimate for in situ cosmogenic 14C in quartz. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 65, 1953-1969.

Lifton, N., Sato, T., Dunai, T.J., 2014. Scaling in situ cosmogenic nuclide production rates using analytical approximations to atmospheric cosmic-ray fluxes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 386, 149-160.

Lindow, J., Castex, M., Wittmann, H., Johnson, J.S., Lisker, F., Gohl, K., Spiegel, C., 2014. Glacial retreat in the Amundsen Sea sector, West Antarctica – first cosmogenic evidence from central Pine Island Bay and the Kohler Range. Quaternary Science Reviews 98, 166-173.

Mackintosh, A., White, D., Fink, D., Gore, D.B., Pickard, J., Fanning, P.C., 2007. Exposure ages from mountain dipsticks in Mac. Robertson Land, East Antarctica, indicate little change in ice-sheet thickness since the Last Glacial Maximum. Geology 35, 551-554.

*Mackintosh, A.N., Anderson, B.M., Pierrehumbert, R.T., 2017. Reconstructing climate from glaciers. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 45, 649-680.

Marrero, S.M., Phillips, F.M., Caffee, M.W., Gosse, J.C., 2016. CRONUS-Earth cosmogenic Cl-36 calibration. Quaternary Geochronology 31, 199-219.

Martin, L.C.P., Blard, P.H., Balco, G., Lavé, J., Delunel, R., Lifton, N., Laurent, V., 2017. The CREp program and the ICE-D production rate calibration database: A fully parameterizable and updated online tool to compute cosmic-ray exposure ages. Quaternary Geochronology 38, 25-49.

Mendelová, M., Hein, A.S., Rodes, A., Smedley, R.K., Xu, S., 2020. Glacier expansion in central Patagonia during the Antarctic Cold Reversal followed by retreat and stabilisation during the Younger Dryas. Quaternary Science Reviews 227, 106047-106047.

Nishiizumi, K., Imamura, M., Caffee, M.W., Southon, J.R., Finkel, R.C., McAninch, J., 2007. Absolute calibration of 10Be AMS standards. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 258, 403-413.

Portenga, E.W., Bierman, P.R., Rizzo, D.M., Rood, D.H., 2013. Low rates of bedrock outcrop erosion in the central Appalachian Mountains inferred from in situ 10Be. GSA Bulletin 125, 201-215.

Portenga, E.W., Bierman, P.R., 2011. Understanding Earth’s eroding surface with 10 Be. GSA today 21, 4-10.

Putnam, A.E.E., Schaefer, J.M.M., Denton, G.H.H., Barrell, D.J.A.J.A., Birkel, S.D.D., Andersen, B.G.G., Kaplan, M.R.R., Finkel, R.C.C., Schwartz, R., Doughty, A.M.M., 2013. The Last Glacial Maximum at 44°S documented by a 10Be moraine chronology at Lake Ohau, Southern Alps of New Zealand. Quaternary Science Reviews 62, 114-141.

Reynhout, S., Sagredo, E.A., Kaplan, M.R., Aravena, J.C., Martini, M.A., Moreno, P.I., Rojas, M., Schwartz, R., Schaefer, J.M., 2019. Holocene glacier fluctuations in Patagonia are modulated by summer insolation intensity and paced by Southern Annular Mode-like variability. Quaternary Science Reviews 220, 178-187.

Reusche, M., Winsor, K., Carlson, A.E., Marcott, S.A., Rood, D.H., Novak, A., Roof, S., Retelle, M., Werner, A., Caffee, M., Clark, P.U., 2014. 10Be surface exposure ages on the late-Pleistocene and Holocene history of Linnébreen on Svalbard. Quaternary Science Reviews 89, 5-12.

Sagredo, E.A., Kaplan, M.R., Araya, P.S., Lowell, T.V., Aravena, J.C., Moreno, P.I., Kelly, M.A., Schaefer, J.M., 2018. Trans-pacific glacial response to the Antarctic Cold Reversal in the southern mid-latitudes. Quaternary Science Reviews 188, 160-166.

Small, D., Bentley, M.J., Jones, R.S., Pittard, M.L., Whitehouse, P.L., 2019. Antarctic ice sheet palaeo-thinning rates from vertical transects of cosmogenic exposure ages. Quaternary Science Reviews 206, 65-80.

Small, D., Fabel, D., 2015. A Lateglacial 10Be production rate from glacial lake shorelines in Scotland. Journal of Quaternary Science 30, 509-513.

Stroeven, A.P., Fabel, D., Hättestrand, C., Harbor, J., 2002. A relict landscape in the centre of Fennoscandian glaciation: cosmogenic radionuclide evidence of tors preserved through multiple glacial cycles. Geomorphology 44, 145-154.

Stone, J.O., 2000. Air pressure and cosmogenic isotope production. Journal of Geophysical Research 105, 23753-23759.

*Stone, J.O., Balco, G.A., Sugden, D.E., Caffee, M.W., Sass, L.C., Cowdery, S.G., Siddoway, C., 2003. Holocene deglaciation of Marie Byrd Land, West Antarctica. Science 299, 99-102.

Sugden, D.E., Balco, G., Cowdery, S.G., Stone, J.O., Sass Iii, L.C., 2005. Selective glacial erosion and weathering zones in the coastal mountains of Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica. Geomorphology 67, 317-334.

Thorndycraft, V.R., Bendle, J.M.J.M., Benito, G., Davies, B.J.B.J., Sancho, C., Palmer, A.P.A.P., Fabel, D., Medialdea, A., Martin, J.R.V.J.R.V., 2019. Glacial lake evolution and Atlantic-Pacific drainage reversals during deglaciation of the Patagonian Ice Sheet. Quaternary Science Reviews 203, 102-127.

White, D., Fülöp, R.-H., Bishop, P., Mackintosh, A., Cook, G., 2011. Can in-situ cosmogenic 14C be used to assess the influence of clast recycling on exposure dating of ice retreat in Antarctica? Quaternary Geochronology 6, 289-294.

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