Natural age dispersion arising from the analysis of broken crystals: Part II. Practical application to apatite (U-Th)/He thermochronometry
Romain Beucher, Roderick W Brown, Steven Roper, Fin Stuart, Cristina Persano
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2013
Awarded by NERC
Awarded by Natural Environment Research Council
We thank Kerry Gallagher for many stimulating discussions on the philosophy and application of optimisation techniques and thermochronometry modelling in general, and for his help with including the RDAAM code into HelFrag, Rich Ketcham and Sean Willett for their incisive comments and suggestions on previous presentations of this work which added significantly to the clarity of this paper, and Alexis Ault, Ryan McKeon and Pieter Vermeesch for their comprehensive and constructive reviews of the manuscript. Thanks also to Mark Mitchell and the ScotGrid staff for their assistance with MPI protocols and accessing the grid computing facilities at the University of Glasgow. This research was supported by NERC Grants NE/J013242/1 and NE/H008276/1 held at GU and NE/H008454/1 held at SUERC.