Definition of geochronologist in US English:

geochronologist

noun

  • See geochronology

    • ‘The council hopes to promote collaboration among ecologists, paleoecologists, geochemists, and geochronologists in the context of a variety of programmatic initiatives.’
    • ‘Significant interest in a complete record of all terrestrial mafic magmatism exists in Canada and, indeed, Canadian geochronologists have been leading efforts to date such rocks.’
    • ‘Among geochronologists the dating methods we applied are well established.’
    • ‘Another geochronologist on the team has dated two volcanic layers above the unconformity, and they consistently date to just over 2.8 billion years.’
    • ‘Recently, he published the results of a comparison between radiocarbon dating and a second technique, known as optical dating, carried out by a geochronologist.’

Pronunciation

geochronologist

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