BDN reports on CCI’s NSF MRI grant

The Bangor Daily News reported that The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded a $661,462 Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) grant to the University of Maine to upgrade a multiuser instrument in the Climate Change Institute (CCI). The $661,462 grant will be used to expand the capabilities of the ICP-MS Facility through the acquisition of a new and improved instrument: the Thermo Scientific Element XR extended dynamic range high-resolution ICP-MS with a Jet Interface for analysis of aqueous samples, supplemented with a ESL NWR193UC laser ablation front end for ice, biological and other solid materials.