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5th Biennial Geochemical SIMS Workshop (BGSW5)
June 13-15, 2008
University of Wisconsin-Madison


BGSW5 Technical Sessions

Pyle Center at UW-Madison, 702 Langdon Street Madison, WI 53706-1420
All talks include five minutes of discussion at the end of the presentation

Saturday, June 14, Room 313

8:00 a.m.

John Valley (University of Wisconsin), Introduction (view pdf)

Geochronology, Geochemistry and Geomicrobiology (Chair: Marty Grove and Rick Hervig)

 8:10 a.m.

Keynote: Joe Wooden (USGS) “Integrating trace element analyses with geochronology and the application to understanding magmatic and metamorphic processes” (view pdf)

 8:40 a.m.

Nicole Rayner (Geological Survey of Canada) “When Good Zircons Go Bad – Redistribution of Radiogenic Pb in Granulite Grade Zircon, Snowbird Tectonic Zone, Canada” (view pdf)

 9:00 a.m.

Axel Schmitt (UCLA) “U-Pb dating of micro-baddeleyite” (view pdf)

 9:20 a.m.

Marty Grove (Stanford University)

 9:40 a.m.

Albert Fahey (NIST) “Precision Uranium Isotopic Measurement with the ims-1270 at NIST” (view pdf)

10:00 a.m.

Coffee Break

10:15 a.m.

Keynote: John Eiler (Caltech) “Tiny melt inclusions and misbehaving zircons:  Using the NanoSIMS to study the geochemistry of small things”

10:45 a.m.

Andrey Gurenko (WHOI) “NENIMF: Current applications and updates“

11:05 a.m.

Rick Hervig (Arizona State University) “ASU SIMS Lab Studies on: Carbon in Glass, Iron in Pyrite, and Helium”

11:25 a.m.

Anders Meibom (Museum of Natural History, Paris) “Ion microprobe applications to problems in biomineralization”

11:45 a.m.

Peter Weber (Lawrence Livermore National Lab) “How to tell who did what with a NanoSIMS”

Stable Isotope and Recent Instrumental Developments (Chair: John Valley and Trevor Ireland)

1:15 p.m.

Keynote: Marc Chaussidon (CRPG-CNRS) “The importance of micrometer scale analysis for the understanding of the oxygen isotope composition of Precambrian cherts”

1:45 p.m.

John Valley (University of Wisconsin-Madison) “Stable Isotope Studies at Wisc-SIMS” (view pdf)

2:05 p.m.

Graham Layne (Memorial University) “Chlorine Isotope Systematics of Oceanic Basalts - What can they tell us?”

2:25 p.m.

Trevor Ireland (ANU) “Development of SHRIMP SI” (view pdf)

2:45 p.m.

Paula Peres (Cameca Instruments) “CAMECA SIMS tools for Geosciences: latest developments”

3:15 p.m.

Ed Roberts (ASI) “Development of SHRIMP SI” (view pdf)

Sunday, June 15, Room 313

Session 3: Cosmochemistry (Chair: Gary Huss and Noriko Kita)

 9:00 a.m.

Keynote: Kevin McKeegan (UCLA) “Oxygen isotopic measurements of captured solar wind“

 9:30 a.m.

Keynote: Hisayoshi Yurimoto (Hokkaido University) “Development of isotope microscope and in-situ observation of presolar grains and other isotopically anomalous materials” (view pdf)

10:00 a.m.

Gary Huss (University of Hawaii) “Isotopic Measurements with the Cameca ims 1280 Ion Microprobe at the University of Hawai'i” (view pdf)

10:20 a.m.

Kazuhide Nagashima (University of Hawaii) “Upgrading UH ims-1280 with the SCAPS detector”

10:40 a.m.

Coffee Break

10:55 a.m.

Andrew Davis (University of Chicago) “Construction of the ion nanoprobe: a progress report”

11:15 a.m.

Larry Nittler (Carnegie Institution of Washington) “Terrestrial and Extraterrestrial applications of the Carnegie NanoSIMS 50L” (view pdf)

11:35 a.m.

Frank Gyngard (Washington University) “The development of automated, high-throughput NanoSIMS measurement techniques and applications to the study of presolar grains” (view pdf)

11:55 a.m.

Yunbin Guan (Caltech) “NanoSIMS analysis of the 36Cl-36S systematics in primitive meteorites “ (view pdf)

12:15 p.m.

Motoo Ito (NASA JSC) “Isotopic imaging of refractory inclusions in meteorites with the NanoSIMS 50L” (view pdf)

12:35 p.m.

Noriko Kita (University of Wisconsin-Madison) “Cosmochemical application of high precision Multi-collector SIMS” (view pdf)

12:55 p.m.


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