News

6 June 2014
Sam Griffith (a PhD student at the University of Southampton) has been using the BOSCORF SEM as part of a taphonomy project.  The aim of the study is to better define the effects that mobile fluvial and marine sediments have on the development of micro-abrasion patterns on bone. Bone samples are imaged pre and post abrasion at two different magnifications.  It is hoped that quantifying changes in bone’s surface structure will provide a useful tool for determining the transport...
21 February 2014
This week Anna Lichtschlag and Ambra Milani (from the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton) are splitting JC77 cores for Itrax core scanning.  Anna is analysing these North Sea cores as part of the ECO2 – Sub-seabed CO2 Storage: Impact on Marine Ecosystems project. For further project information go to: http://www.eco2-project.eu/  
31 January 2014
Rachel Brackenridge from the Institute of Petroleum Engineering, Heriot Watt University, is logging D249 Gulf of Cadiz cores to characterise the contourite sands.
31 January 2014
Rachel Brackenridge from the Institute of Petroleum Engineering, Heriot Watt University, is logging D249 Gulf of Cadiz cores to characterise the contourite sands.