Synchrotron-based micro Fourier transform infrared mapping to investigate the spatial distribution of amorphous and crystalline calcium carbonate in earthworm-secreted calcium carbonate balls

Authors: Mark Hodson (University of York) , Liane G Benning (University of Leeds) , Gianfelice Cinque (Diamond Light Source) , Bea Demarchi (Departments of Chemistry and Archaeology, University of York) , Mark Frogley (Diamond Light Source) , Kirsty Penkman (Departments of Chemistry and Archaeology, University of York) , Juan Rodriguez-blanco (School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds) , Paul Schofield (Natural History Museum) , Emma Versteegh (Geography and Environmental Science, University of Reading) , Katia Wehbe (Diamond Light Source)
Co-authored by industrial partner: No

Type: Magazine Article
Magazine: Spectroscopy Europe

State: Published (Approved)
Published: June 2016
Diamond Proposal Number(s): 9197

Subject Areas: Earth Science, Biology and Bio-materials

Instruments: B22-Multimode InfraRed imaging And Microspectroscopy , I08-Scanning X-ray Microscopy beamline (SXM)

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