cosmogenic


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cos·mo·gen·ic

 (kŏz′mə-jĕn′ĭk)
adj.
Produced by interaction with cosmic rays.

cosmogenic

(ˌkɒzməˈdʒɛnɪk)
adj
(of an isotope) produced by cosmic rays
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Adj.1.cosmogenic - pertaining to the branch of astronomy dealing with the origin and history and structure and dynamics of the universe; "cosmologic science"; "cosmological redshift"; "cosmogonic theories of the origin of the universe"
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The FNCA meeting included presentations by ANSTO researchers on the use of stalagmites in climate studies, radiocarbon in environmental and climate research, cosmogenic isotopes in climate and landscape, and a tour of ANSTO facilities.
2) Aerospace science and exploration are inextricably linked with weather, water, and climate research--from the usage of satellite-derived imagery to develop weather forecasts to the use of cosmogenic nuclides for dating paleoclimate archives.
The team studied boulders dropped by the ice sheet on the mountains and dated them using cosmogenic isotopes.
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The existing global literature on the topic is limited; convergence of accounts is explored for cosmogenic mega tsunami (Bryant et al.
Late Holocene slip rate for the North Anatolian fault, Turkey, from cosmogenic 36Cl geochronology: Implications for the constancy of fault loading and strain release rates.
Also calculations of soil production rates based on in situ produced cosmogenic isotopes suggest decreasing rates of soil thickening with time (Heimsath et al.
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Therefore information about radiation levels and radionuclide distribution in the environment is consider important for assessing the effects of radiation exposure due to both terrestrial and cosmogenic sources [1].
A new technique called cosmogenic dating uses rocks perched in plain sight.