Date:7 –9 March,2014
Venue: Kochi Core Center, Kochi, Japan
Isotope Course contains lectures (e.g., principle of isotopes, vacuum technique, mass-spectrometer basics) and laboratory exercise of stable isotope measurements for carbon, oxygen and strontium in carbonate samples. The course for carbon & oxygen isotopes will accept 1-2 participants from overseas. Lectures will be in English and Japanese, and use printed handouts with Japanese/English explanations.
Coordinators: Dr. Naokazu Ahagon (JAMSTEC) and Dr. Minoru Ikehara (Kochi Univ.).
Lecturers: [Carbon & Oxygen isotopes] Dr. Minoru Ikehara*, Dr. Saburo Sakai**, Dr. Jun Matsuoka***
(*Kochi Univ. **JAMSTEC ***Marine Works Japan, Co. LTD.)
Language: English (and Japanese)
Target: For graduate students in Earth Sciences
7th March (Morning): Registration, Introduction, and Lectures for isotope analysis; (Afternoon): Practice on sample preparation
8th March (Morning): Practice on mass-spectrometer (IsoPrime); (Afternoon): Continued
9th March (Morning): Data-reduction and wrap-up report; (Afternoon): Presentation
If you are interested in this course, please feel free to contact with Dr. N. Ahagon (ahagon_at_jamstec.go.jp), a coordinator of this course.
Send an email to J-DESC support <info_at_j-desc.org> with your
1. full name
3. position (grade)
4. email address
5. field of expertise
3 February,2014 closed
Fees: Approx. 8,000JPY (including registration, banquet, and dormitory charges for 2 nights)
Travel support: Please ask to your appropriate IODP Program Member Offices <http://www.iodp.org/program-member-offices>.
Please do not hesitate to contact with J-DESC support <info_at_j-desc.org> if you have any questions.