International Workshop on Tracer Applications of Noble Gas Radionuclides, June 21-22, 2012, Argonne National Laboratory, Photo: Daniel Schwen


Wednesday, June 20 Guest House
19:00 – 20:30 Welcome Reception
Thursday, June 21  Building 203
08:30   Welcome
08:45 Purtschert Passing in review of radio-noble-gas measurements by low level counting at University of Bern
09:30 Kutschera Atom counting of noble gas radioisotopes with accelerators: successes and limitations
10:00   Coffee Break
10:15 Lu Atom Trap Trace Analysis
10:45 Jiang The ATTA-USTC instrument for radio-Kr dating
11:00 Müller 39Ar Detection at the 10-16 Isotopic Abundance Level with Atom Trap Trace Analysis
11:15 Ritterbusch 39Ar ATTA @ Heidelberg - the atom optical aspect
11:30 Äschbach-Hertig 39Ar ATTA @ Heidelberg - Preparation of Water and Ice Samples
12:00   Lunch Break
13:30 Sturchio Applications of 81Kr and 85Kr in Groundwater Hydrology
14:00 Aggarwal Global groundwater age determination – IAEA perspective
14:30 Kipfer Noble gases in unconventional aquatic systems (coming soon)
15:00   Coffee Break
15:15 Fischer Constraints on the deep water cycle based on volcanic and hydrothermal gas emissions
15:45 Yokochi Tracing time scales of fluid residence and migration in the crust
16:15   Group photo
16:30 Jiang ATTA Lab Tours / Poster Session
18:30 – 20:30 BBQ Dinner at Guest House
Friday, June 22 Building 203
08:30 Schlosser 39Ar measurements in the polar oceans
09:00 Smethie Argon-39 Measurements in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
09:30 Holzer Improved constraints on transit time distribution from 39Ar: a maximum entropy approach
10:00   Coffee Break
10:15 Severinghaus Atmospheric krypton and xenon from ice cores suggest a two degree deep ocean warming from 18 ka to 16 ka
10:45 Buizert Radiometric dating of ancient glacial ice using 81Kr
11:15 Sukenik Optical production of metastable krypton
11:30 Love Dating old groundwater by multiple tracers including 81Kr (coming soon)
12:00   Lunch Break
13:30   Discussion
15:00   Coffee Break
15:15   Summary
16:00   End
17:00   Chicago Visit - After Workshop Activity
  18:00 Tour UIC Environmental Isotope Geochemistry Lab  (dissolved gas extraction unit and Kr separation line)
  19:00 Dinner
  21:00 Entertainment, Chicago style
  23:00 Return to Argonne Guest House