Call for participation in J-DESC Core School [Core Isotope Analysis course]

J-DESC is accepting applications from foreign students in Japan to the Basic Core Analysis course and the Core Isotope Analysis course of J-DESC Core School.

*ATTENTION*: Lectures and practical trainings will be presented basically in Japanese. Participants can ask questions in English at any time. The textbook is prepared in English.

 

Core Isotope Analysis Course

*Call for the Basic Core Analysis Course is here.

Overview

Date

21-23 March, 2022

Venue

Kochi Core Center, Nankoku city, Kochi, Japan

Target

For graduate students and early-career scientists in Japan
*Program 2 (Strontium): Applicant is required to stay in Japan for at least 6 months

Programs

  Program1: Oxygen / carbon isotope analysis of carbonate (including sample pretreatment) and data analysis

  Program2: Strontium isotope analysis of carbonates (including wet chemical separation) and data analysis

Participation fee

Registration fee: 1,000 Japanese Yen

*Other expenses (including dormitory charges for 3 nights, meal charges): approx. 10,000 Japanese Yen

Application deadline

17 February, 2022 (JST)

 

Travel expenses support for J-DESC members

Maximum 10,000 Japanese Yen/ person

Please select “Yes” to the question “Do you need travel expenses support? “ on the application form.

 

How to apply

Fill the application form. (See below)

 

Language

Japanese (partially English*)

Lectures and practical trainings will be presented basically in Japanese. Participants can ask questions in English at any time. The textbook is prepared in English.

 

Programs

Program1: Oxygen / carbon isotope analysis of carbonate (including sample pretreatment) and data analysis

 

Learn about procedure from sample processing to basic data analysis for oxygen / carbon isotope analysis of carbonate samples using a stable isotope mass analyzer (IsoPrime).

 

Lecturers

Minoru Ikehara (Kochi Univ.), Mayuri Inoue (Okayama Univ.), Tatsuya Kawai (Marine Works Japan Ltd.)

 

Program2: Strontium isotope analysis of carbonates (including wet chemical separation) and data analysis

 

Learn about procedure from sample processing to basic data analysis for strontium isotope analysis of carbonate samples using a surface ionization mass spectrometer (TRITON, Thermo Fisher Scientific) .

 

Lecturers

Tsuyoshi Ishikawa, Shigeyuki Wakaki, Ryoichi Nakada (JAMSTEC), Kazuya Nagaishi (Marine Works Japan Ltd.)

 

Coordinators

  • Minoru Ikehara (Kochi Univ.)
  • Takeshi Arimoto (JAMSTEC)

Lecture

Sampling from shell

Extraction of strontium in the clean room

Analysis by IRMS

 

Contact

If you have any questions or concerns about this course, please feel free to contact with J-DESC support office. (info [at] j-desc.org)

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