School of GeoSciences

School of GeoSciences

Essential Reading

Hall M. and Hayward C.L. In press. Preparation of micro- and crypto-taphras for quantitative microbeam analysis. Marine Tephras The Geological Society, forthcoming.

Hayward C.L. 2012. High spatial resolution electron probe microanalysis of tephras and melt inclusions without beam-induced chemical modifications. The Holocene, 22, 119-125.

Pearce N.J.G, Bendall C.A. and Westgate J.A. 2007. Comment on "Some numerical constraints in the geochemical analysis of distal microtephra" by A.M. Pllard, S.P.E. Blockley ans C.S. Lane, Applied Geochemistry 21, 1692-1714.

Steele D.A. 2007. Micoanalytical aspects of Tephrochronology: glass shards, element migration and standards - One microanalysist's perspective. AMAS IX The Ninth Biennial Symposium. Extended Abstracts. Ed N.C. Wilson, C.M. MacRae and M.Glenn. 17-18.

Humphreys M.C.S., Kearns S.L. and Blundy J. 2006. SIMS investigation of electron-beam damage to hydrous, rhyolitic glasses: Implications for melt inclusion analysis. American Mineralogist, 91, 667-279.

Hunt J.B. and Hill P.G. 2001. Tephrological implications of beam size, sample size effects in electron microprobe analysis of glass shards. Journal of Quarternary Science, 16, 105-117.

Hunt J.B. and Hill P.G. 1996. An Inter-Laboratory comparison of the electron probe microanalysis of glass geochemistry. Quarternary International, 34-36, 229-241.

Morgan G.B. and London D. 1996. Optimizing the electron microprobe analysis of hydrous alkali aluminosilicate glasses. American Mineralogist, 81, 1176-1185.

Hunt J.B. and Hill P.G. 1993. Tephra geochemistry: a discussion of some persistent analytical problems. The Holocene, 3, 271-278.