XCT Lab

We have a Neurologica CereTom x-ray computed tomography (XCT) scanner outfitted to scan sediment and rock cores up to 1.5 meters long at a resolution of 0.5 by 0.5 by 0.625 mm. Please contact Ann if you are interested in using the scanner.

 

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Above: PhD student Emma Oti preps the scanner to investigate an Arctic sediment core from Byrd Polar Research Center.

 

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A 3D image of a sediment core from Keathley Canyon Block 313 in the Gulf of Mexico (from the Gas Hydrate Joint Industry Project) highligting iron sulfide mineralization.