Evaluation of TRION II proposal

Dec 14th, 2012
Evaluation of TRION II proposal at GEOMAR, Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel. Individual subprojects were presented by the respective PI's from Palestine, Israel and Germany. The proposal for TRION, Phase II was submitted to the German Research Foundation (DFG) in September 2012.Press release (in German)


First student projects with AQU Quadrupol

May 2012
First student projectsbased on element analyses with the Quadrupol MS have been launched at AlQuds University. Students perform first element analyses under the guidance of technician Mahmoud AlKhatib.


Readily installed Agilent Quadrupol at AQU

5th April, 2012

Installation finished: Agilent technician assembled Quadrupol at AQU. Installation report indicates that all specifications are reached. Quadrupol is ready for measurements.


2nd TRION Workshop

January 8th - 11th, 2012
2nd TRION Workshopwas held in Jerusalem, Israel. Students presented their first results during the first day at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJ). During the second day analytical procedures and correct statistical treatment of stable Sr isotope data were discussed at the Geological Survey of Israel (GSI). The clean lab at AlQuds University was visited on the third day. Construction is close to completion.


Students training on the ICP-MS in Jerusalem

September 4th - 10th, 2011
Students from AlQuds University (AQU) received basic training on the ICP-MS and at the Quadrupol-MS at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem (HUJ).


1st TRION Workshop

February 6th - 9th, 2011
1st TRION Workshopentitled “Alkaline earth trace metal partitioning and isotope fractionation in the Geosciences” was held at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Besides networking between Palestinian, Israeli and German students, post-docs and scientists involved in the TRION project were invited for seminars.


Kick-off meeting

July 4th - 6th, 2010
Kick-off meeting for the TRION project took place in Jerusalem. The participants included Boaz Lazar, Mutaz AlQutob, Moti Stein, Jonathan Erez, Ludwik Halicz and Anton Eisenhauer.