Tag Archives: Helium

PhD Fieldwork in Iceland: A Tale of Fire and Ice

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The last few blog posts have been out of this world, so I thought this week I would bring it down to Earth and tell you about the fieldwork I have been carrying out in Iceland for my PhD. My … Continue reading

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Noble Gases

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What are noble gases? Why are we interested in them? And what do they tell us about how the earth and solar system formed? Helium, neon, argon, krypton and xenon. These gases are very rare on Earth and in meteorites. … Continue reading

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Helium-3 as a Source Tracer for Micronutrients

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Using noble gases and tritium to identify trace metal sources and scavenging in the oceans Trace metals include elements such as zinc, lead, nickel, manganese, iron, copper, cobalt, chromium and aluminium. They are also known as micronutrients as they are … Continue reading

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