Check Swipe Protocol (C measurements can be provided at additional cost. and Canada, we recommend shipping by airmail, priority mail, or courier. Customs should be clearly labeled on outside pack "SCIENTIFIC SAMPLES - NO COMMERCIAL VALUE".
The NERC Radiocarbon Facility (East Kilbride) is a central facility for the UK's Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), providing dating support in the environmental sciences.
The laboratory has an "open-door" policy for all existing and potential users of its facilities at all stages of their research projects, and collaboration is strongly encouraged.
If necessary we will send you a monitoring kit for swiping your laboratory and suspect areas, to test for tracer contaminations.
This procedure is important for avoiding serious consequences involving contamination of your samples and our laboratory.
Please follow the guidelines described below: _____Never store material under conditions that might allow fungal or bacterial growth: If possible, try to keep samples frozen or dry.
_____Never handle samples in, or use implements and tools from, labs where tracer C might have been used. _____ Avoid wrapping samples in paper, or packing in containers that are lubricated with oil, waxes or any other organic materials.
Last month, they were then invited to attend tailored interviews with training managers and personnel managers at the Job Gate trade fair in Munich.
In the arranged meetings, the youngsters had 10 minutes to present themselves with their full application documentation and to make a name for themselves.
Katharina Lechler and Sven Blanck of MAI Job are in agreement: "We were overwhelmed by the inquiries and individual meetings. Now we hope to bring together pupils and companies for trainee positions in the Carbon sector." MAI Job, a JOBSTARTER plus project from the Leading-Edge Cluster MAI Carbon of Carbon Composites e. (CCe V), is promoted using funds from the Bundesministeriums für Bildung und Forschung (German Federal Ministry of Education and Research) and the European Social Fund (ESF).
The program is implemented by the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training.
We discourage the dating of bulk soil, peat, or sediments, because those materials are often a mixture of components with widely differing ages.