Applications of AMS to the world’s most pressing problems/questions:
A-1: Earth’s dynamic climate
palaeoclimate studies, human impacts on climate, data for climate modelling.
A-2: Water resource sustainability
groundwater dating, hydrology, water quality and management
A-3: Living landscapes
soil production, carbon storage, erosion, sediment transport, geomorphology.
A-4: Catastrophic natural events
volcanoes, cyclones, earthquakes, tsunamis, space weather, mass extinctions.
A-5: Advancing human health
metabolic and bio-kinetic studies, bomb-pulse dating, diagnostics and bio-tracing.
A-6: Challenges of the nuclear age
nuclear safeguards, nuclear forensics, nuclear waste management, nuclear site monitoring, impacts of nuclear accidents.
A-7: Understanding the human story
archaeology, human evolution and migration, history, art and cultural heritage
A-8: Understanding the cosmos
fundamental physics, nuclear astrophysics, nuclear physics
AMS Research and Development:
T-1 : Novel AMS systems, components and techniques
T-2 : Suppression of isobars and other interferences
T-3 : Ion sourcery
T-4 : New AMS isotopes
T-5 : Advances in sample preparation
T-6 : Data quality and management
T-7 : Facility Reports (Poster Presentation only)