Tag Archives: Trace metals

Location, location, location – UKGEOTRACES 40°S

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I promised a while ago that I would give some background to the research expedition that I was preparing for – UKGEOTRACES 40°S. I have been at sea, on the RRS James Cook, for the past week, setting of from … Continue reading

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How to pack for a cruise – with a twist

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When I tell people I go on cruises I always have to preface it with the words ‘scientific research’. However, when my boss tells says ‘get packing you are off on a cruise’ there is, of course, some excitement, even … 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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