Sulfur Isotopes Paper Published in Nature Communications

Our work led by Will Hutchison on the use of sulfur isotopes has been published on open access in the journal Nature Communications. The work was led by the St Andrews team in collaboration with colleagues at Tübingen and Glasgow Universities. The group at St Andrews included four of our group (Will Hutchison, Adrian Finch, …

A-Team Quarterly Update – 2nd Quarter 2019

It has been another busy and successful time for members of our Research Group which has included three published papers, two grant awards, three invited attendances, several published abstracts and preparing for the next round of world conferences which will include 9 presentations, a short course on alkaline rocks and a session at Goldschmidt 2019. …

Save Lochaber Geopark

My old PhD supervisor, Ian Parsons, asked me to draw attention to the Lochaber Geopark project: Lochaber Geopark, based in Fort William, is a not-for-profit organization, run mainly by volunteers. Lochaber District covers 4648 km2, includes Britain’s highest mountain and has a wild western coastline of exceptional beauty. Our objective is to tell the story …

A-Team Quarterly Update – First Quarter of 2019

It has been another busy and successful time for members of our Research Group which has included two published papers, two grant awards, published abstracts and preparing for the next round of world conferences which will include 9 presentations, a short course on alkaline rocks, a keynote talk and organising a session at Goldschmidt 2019. …

Resources in Carbonatite and peralkaline rocks: Everything you wanted to know but were too shy to ask

Adrian Finch and Frances Wall (partners in the SoS RARE and HiTech AlkCarb consortia) are presenting a short course to this years SGA 2019 conference in Glasgow. Many critical resources, including Nb, Rare Earths, Hf, are hosted in carbonatite and other alkaline and peralkaline rocks. This one and a half-day course provides a background in …