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Trace Element Analysis (TEA)

Trace Element Analysis

The Trace Element Analysis (TEA) laboratory specializes in low-level trace metal analysis and speciation in environmental and biological samples. We use inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) for metals analysis and several "hyphenated" techniques that couple instruments together for speciation analyses of water, soil and biological tissue samples.

Room 224
Steele Building
Giesel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
19 Fayerweather Hill Road
Hanover, NH 03755
(603) 646-1704
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Brian Jackson, PhD

Brian Jackson, PhD
Faculty Director
Research Associate Professor
Department of Earth Sciences
(603) 646-1272

Dr. Jackson's interests are in the biogeochemistry and environmental fate of trace metals in the environment with a focus on human exposure. In particular, Dr. Jackson has focused on the environmental chemistry of arsenic and mercury and in the development of analytical methods for speciation analysis of these elements. Member: American Chemical Society, Geochemical Society.

Vivien Taylor, PhD

Vivien Taylor, PhD
Research Associate
Department of Earth Sciences
(603) 646-0023

Dr. Taylor has over 10 years' experience in ICP-MS analysis and has authored several papers on advanced methodologies for trace metal analysis. Member, American Chemical Society.