Canada Foundation for Innovation awards $2.6M to André E. Lalonde Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS) Laboratory for groundbreaking isotope detection and analysis

Posted on Monday, January 9, 2017

The Canada Foundation for Innovation has awarded a $2.6 million grant to support the André E. Lalonde Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS) Laboratory’s world class research in detecting and analyzing very low concentrations of isotopes in natural samples. Applications of this research include determining ocean circulation patterns, monitoring the use and storage of nuclear materials, and radiocarbon dating of the precise period when Indigenous peoples in what is now the Yukon made the transition from spears to bows and arrows. Read the complete article.

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