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Mass spectrometer

Advanced Technology, Advanced Research

WHOI Associate Scientist Elizabeth Kujawinski (right) and research specialist Melissa Kido Soule acquaint themselves with a new mass spectrometer in Kujawinski's lab. The two have used similar technology in the past to study microbes in the ocean. Purchased with a grant from the Simons Foundation, this new ultra-high resolution mass spectrometer is an advanced tool that will further understanding of microbial communities that influence important processes such as the movement of carbon and nitrogen through the ocean.

(Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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