Dark Snow in the Lab

September 13, 2013

Dr Jason Box posts this at the DarkSnowProject facebook page.

The first Dark Snow samples to get run through the ICP-MS (inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer)! We are using this highly sensitive and accurate instrument to scan for concentrations of certain elements that could be tracers for aerosol source.

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One Response to “Dark Snow in the Lab”


  1. Great news! I cancelled my decision to understand how an ICP-MS works 5 minutes into a tutorial. Life’s too short.


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