Seasonal Arctic summer ice extent still hard to forecast.

A new study lead by Prof Julienne Stroeve says year-to-year forecasts of the Arctic’s summer ice extent are not yet reliable.

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Wolfson Laboratory for Environmental Geochemistry

This laboratory measures the geochemical properties of the Earth’s surface materials, underpinning research on biogeochemical cycling and environmental pollution.

Equipment housed in the Wolfson Laboratory

  • Horoba JY Ultima 2C ICP-AES
  • Dionex Ion Chromatograph
  • Leco® C/S Analyser
  • Shimadzu 5000 TOC/DOC Analyser
  • VG-MassLab GCMS (with P&T facility)
  • Milestone microwave extraction labstation
  • 3m Laminar Flow Hood with Activated Carbon Filter (for trace-organic work)
  • HF Scrubbing Fume Cupboards
  • UV-Visible Spectrophotometer
  • Elga Ultra Pure Water
  • a variety of minor equipment

If you require use of the Wolfson Laboratory, please contact the laboratory manager, Dr. Karen Hudson-Edwards, to discuss the work proposed.

After discussion with the laboratory manager, should technical assistance be needed for the work, fill out this Geochemistry Job Requisition Form and e-mail it to the chair of the Geochemistry Scheduling Forum, Prof. John McArthur.

Please note requests for assistance with student projects must originate from supervisors.

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