Welcome to NIRVANA
Non-traditional Isotope Research on Various Advanced Novel Applications
Congratulations to Liz King, who today starts her new position as Program Manager for Environmental Chemistry at the Army Research Office.
We’re pleased to welcome Iulia-Madalina Streanga, MIT–WHOI Joint Program Student, to the NIRVANA Labs!
Paper in press: Barium in bamboo corals
Study co-led by Ben Geyman and Jamie Ptacek published in Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. assessing the utility of deep-sea bamboo corals from the northeast Pacific to record ambient barium-isotopic chemistry. Full citation: Geyman, B. M., Ptacek, J. L., LaVigne, M., & Horner, T. J. (2019). Barium in deep-sea bamboo corals: Phase associations, barium stable isotopes,…
NIRVANA in Barcelona
Liz King is at the 2019 Goldschmidt Conference in Barcelona presenting her research on molybdenum isotope cycling in the subterranean estuary. Other research featuring NIRVANA team members at the meeting: Peter Crockford in Session 07b: Room 111, Tuesday @ 15:00 – 15:15 Jurek Blusztajn in Session 02c: Room 212, Thursday @ 15:45 – 16:00 Yunchao…
Paper in press: Feast then famine following the GOE
Study led by Malcolm Hodgskiss published in Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. examining the rapid reduction in biosphere size following Great Oxidation Event. Full citation: Hodgskiss, M. S., Crockford, P. W., Peng, Y., Wing, B. A., & Horner, T. J. (2019). A productivity collapse to end Earth’s Great Oxidation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,…
NIRVANA in Ghana
Julia Middleton is instructing at the 2019 Coastal Ocean Environment Summer School in Ghana at the Regional Maritime University. For updates from the Summer School, follow @COESSING.
Paper in press: Origin of Marinoan barites
Study led by Peter Crockford published in Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. constraining the origin of enigmatic barites deposited in the aftermath of the Marinoan ‘Snowball Earth’ glaciation. Full citation: Crockford, P. W., Wing, B. A., Paytan, A., Hodgskiss, M. S., Mayfield, K. K., Hayles, J. A., Middleton, J. E., Ahm, A.-S. C., Johnston, D. T.,…
We’re pleased to welcome Tarun Dalai, Associate Professor at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata, to the NIRVANA Labs!
We’re pleased to welcome Emilie Le Roy, Center for Marine and Environmental Radioactivity Postdoctoral Scholar, to the NIRVANA Labs!
The NIRVANA Labs finally have a new website. Watch this space for updates!
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