October 2, 2017
  Last month BOSCORF delivered an engaging NERC funded Advanced Training Short Course to 15 successful applicants. This course was designed for PhD and ECR researchers who will be using a variety of non-destructive data as part of their research. The course ran for two and half days at the NOC, Southampton, and was delivered by a range of academics, industry professionals and BOSCORF staff. The first day of the course covered the range of instruments available at BOSCORF, and a... Read more
June 20, 2017
This month BOSCORF has generated an ITRAX dataset for PhD student, Gabriella Jardine. Here she briefly explains the focus of her research, and how the BOSCORF analysis will contribute.   The most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report highlighted that the world’s arid and semi-arid regions are predicted to expand and experience more frequent and intense periods of aridity and drought. It has been suggested that this transition is already underway in... Read more
June 20, 2017
In 2015 the book "Micro-XRF Studies of Sediment Cores" was published, following the successful 2006 publication of "New Techniques in Sediment Core Analysis". In the two years since publication, chapters from the new book have been downloaded 25,000 times (24,983 at the time of writing). The book is one of the top 25% most downloaded eBooks on SpringerLink eBook collection 2016.     The most popular chapter has been chapter 2: Twenty Years of XRF Core Scanning... Read more