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Earth Institute Research Projects

Measurement of Tritium, Helium, Neon, 3He/4He and Noble Gases in Groundwater Samples

Lead PI: Prof. Peter Schlosser

Unit Affiliation: Geochemistry, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

November 2011 - October 2016
Inactive
North America
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: LDEO Noble Gas Laboratory will measure samples of water for Helium, Tritium, Neon, 3He/4He, Argon, Krypton, and Xenon using mass spectrometry systems tuned for each specific element yielding accurate measurements. Data will be summarized and sent to the Contracting Officer's Representative.

SPONSOR:

U.S. Geological Survey/Department of the Interior

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$497,346

RESEARCH TEAM:

Robert Newton, Martin Stute

KEYWORDS

3he/4he tritium mass spectrometry helium water noble gases neon groundwater