[meteorite-list] Workshop: Introduction to Meteorites under the Microscope

From: Natasha Stephen <natasha.stephen_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2018 10:28:03 +0000
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Introduction to Meteorites under the Microscope

Dr Tony Irving, University of Washington

Thursday 30th & Friday 31st August 2018

University of Plymouth, UK

The University of Plymouth's Electron Microscopy Centre is pleased to offer the below workshop in the field of planetary science and meteoritics. This short workshop is free to attend, and includes social/networking opportunities, but meals are not provided.

Dr Tony Irving will be in Plymouth, UK, to present a seminar and two short workshops on meteorites in thin section. The first workshop will cover Lunar and Martian meteorites, and the second will focus on other classes of meteorites including chondrites and achondrites, using petrological microscopes. Both classes are designed for an academic interest, but any interested parties are welcome.

Spaces are limited therefore booking is essential; priority will be offered to current students. All enquiries should be directed to natasha.stephen at plymouth.ac.uk<mailto:natasha.stephen at plymouth.ac.uk>

Thursday 30th August

- 13.00 - 14.00: Public Seminar: Meteorites from the Moon & Mars (open to all)

- 14.30 - 16.30: Workshop 1: Introduction to Lunar & Martian meteorites under the microscope

- Dinner (optional): The Stable, Plymouth Barbican (https://stablepizza.com/locations/stable-plymouth/)

Friday 31st August

- 10.00 - 12.30: Workshop 2: The classification & study of meteorites (chondrites & achondrites)

- Lunch (optional): Bills, Plymouth (https://bills-website.co.uk/restaurants/plymouth/#menu)

The course will take place in the Fitzroy Building, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA. For further information about the University of Plymouth, including how to get here and where to stay, please see the University webpage: www.plymouth.ac.uk/your-university/visit<http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/your-university/visit>

Natasha Stephen, Ph.D.
Director (Plymouth Materials Characterisation Project)
Lecturer in Advanced Analysis (Earth & Planetary Sciences)

Plymouth Electron Microscopy Centre &
School of Geography, Earth & Environmental Sciences
University of Plymouth
Drake Circus

Tel: +44 (0)1752 586 125
Mob: +44 (0)7715 812 613
E: natasha.stephen at plymouth.ac.uk<mailto:natasha.stephen at plymouth.ac.uk>
W: www.plymouth.ac.uk/staff/natasha-stephen<http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/staff/natasha-stephen>

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