1. What type of material has been analysed to collect this stable isotope data (foram species and habitat
etc.) ? How might this effect the result?
An epibenthic foraminifera species, Cibicidoides Wuellerstorfi was analysed to collect stable
A refractory lithophile element belonging to the alkaline earth metal Group 11a, strontium is the
15th most abundant element on Earth. It has four stable, naturally occurring isotopes at masses
84, 86, 87 and 88 formed during p
Baker, P., Gass, I., Harris, P. and Maitre, R. (1964) The Volcanological Report of the Royal Society
Expedition to Tristan da Cunha, 1962, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A:
Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences,
Problem Set 6: Brief Geologic History of Mapped Region
Results from isotope analysis using the U-Pb, Ar-Ar, Sm-Nd and Lu-Hf systematics provided the basis
for interpretation of the geological history of the mapped region outlined below.
ERB301 Chemical Earth: Peer Reviews
The author has employed useful tables and diagrams to emphasis certain points, and also
provided good summaries of relevant geochemical processes and mechanisms throughout the