|Module title||Applications of SEM-EDS|
|Module lecturer||prof. UAM dr hab. Danuta Michalska|
|Faculty||Faculty of Geographical and Geological Sciences|
Module aim (aims)
Microscale observations along with semi-quantitative analysis on various examples will be the main focus of the course.
The course is addressed to the students (foreign and Polish) of: geology, geography, environmental sciences, biology and archeology.
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
Basic knowledge in Earth sciences (at the secondary school level).
Week 1-3: Examples of the application of scanning microscopy in geoscience
Week 4-6: Exercises on selected samples; possible observations of students' own samples
Week 7: Learning how to present the results.
Week 8: Interpretation of the results obtained from SEM-EDS
Gira A.V. Caputo G., Ferro M.C., 2017: Application of Scanning Electron Microscopy-Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy (SEM-EDS) [In:] Characterization and Analysis of Microplastics. Teresa Rocha-Santos, Armando Duarte (EDS), Elsevier.
Reed S. J. B., 2005 - Electron Microprobe Analysis and Scanning Microscopy in Geology. Cambridge University Press.
Welton J.E., 1984 - SEM Petrology Atlas. Amer Assn of Petroleum Geologists.