Articles | Volume 7, issue 1
Clim. Past, 7, 65–74, 2011
Clim. Past, 7, 65–74, 2011

Research article 09 Feb 2011

Research article | 09 Feb 2011

Application of Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) for assessing biogenic silica sample purity in geochemical analyses and palaeoenvironmental research

G. E. A. Swann and S. V. Patwardhan

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