Positioning the zircon fission-track and micro-Raman partial annealing zones: keys for thermochronology and the understanding of zircon material-properties and hydrocarbon maturity


Grant No.:

Contract ID CZ.02.2.69/0.0/0.0/19_074/0014756-1OP -
Marie Curie Sklodowska Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowships.

Grant Agency:

Funded by EU and the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports

Resolved in:

2020 - 2022

Principal investigator:

RNDr. Lucie Novakova, Ph.D.
Institute of Rock Structure and Mechanics of the CAS


Aims of the project:
1) positioning the geological zircon fission track partial annealing zone,
2) positioning the zircon (Raman) radiation damage partial annealing zone,
3) understanding radiation damage effects on the zircon fission track system,
4) developing a new zircon (Raman) radiation damage dating method.

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