Changes in the new UPb DRS (“U_Pb_Geochronology3”)

There are some noteworthy improvements in the latest release of the UPb DRS (U_Pb_Geochronology3), so I thought I should post a description of what’s changed. One of the biggest changes is that flexibility has been added in which isotopes have been measured – previous versions required 206, 207, 208, 232, and 238 (with an option…

Iolite Wiki gets a facelift

The Iolite Wiki (http://iolite.earthsci.unimelb.edu.au/wiki/doku) has a shiny new theme, and is now more readable. We’ve updated parts of the online manual, which we recommend is your first port of call if you’re new to Iolite. You can also find example data files and more information on the Trace_Element_IS and U-Pb geochronology DRS. If you have…

More Iolite 2013 Workshop details

We’ve started preparing the Iolite 2013 Workshop, to be held in Florence, Italy, the weekend before the Goldschmidt Conference. Here is a brief list of some of the topics we will be covering: An introduction to the Iolite data reduction flow How to install and use Iolite Loading and checking mass spec data in Iolite…

Iolite Workshop – Florence Italy 24 – 25th August 2013

Below are some provisional details regarding the Iolite Workshop, to be held in conjunction with the Goldschmidt Conference in Florence, August 2013. The workshop runs for two days, and is aimed at users of all levels from complete novice to programmer. The first day is perfect for beginners and all those who would like to…

Iolite Community Development

*** Updated with interference goodness! *** Seeing as it’s been a while since we last posted to the blog, we thought it’d be a good idea to point out that the Iolite team aren’t the only ones working on Iolite. There are others who are improving Iolite by adding their own features to make their…

Newly published Iolite article

As Jon mentioned recently on the forum, a paper detailing much of Iolite’s functions and features is now available as an Advance Article at JAAS.The article describes the main features of Iolite, and provides details of the main processes of data reduction (including how statistics are calculated).There is also an online supplementary info file that…

Iolite vs 2.14

Version 2.14 is now available for download from the Iolite website at www.iolite.org.au New features in the latest release include: -All statistical code is now unencrypted and collected in the file “Statistical functions.ipf” -Fixed a bug that affected the rounding of certain numbers in the Report Window and exported files -You can now export your…

Blog update

Hi, you may have noticed that things have been a little quiet here lately – that’s not because we’re not doing anything, but because we’re busy organising the workshop in Prague. We’re also busy getting ready the next release of Iolite, which we expect to have ready in late July. It will contain some great…

Iolite workshop: registration is now open

(Please note that registration has now closed for the 2011 workshop in Prague) Hi,Registration for the Iolite workshop is now open! Just as a quick reminder (the full original post can be found here), the workshop will be run in Prague on the 14th of August, 2011 (the sunday prior to Goldschmidt). It will be…

Iolite Workshop – sunday August 14, 2011

(Please note that registration has now closed for the 2011 workshop in Prague) We’ll be running our first Iolite workshop in conjunction with the Goldschmidt conference in Prague later this year! [Please note: registration is now open, see here for the latest post with details] The workshop will be aimed at introducing Iolite to new…