NSF Supports Varekamp’s X-Ray Fluorescence Research

Olivia DrakeMarch 1, 20111min

Johan “Joop” Varekamp, the Harold T. Stearns Professor of Earth Science, professor of environmental studies, received a $150,000 grant from the National Science Foundation in January. He will use the funds to build a new X-Ray Fluorescence lab in the Earth and Environmental Sciences Department.

The lab will be used for analyzing rocks, soils and waters.