iolite Short Course September 26th and 27th, 2023

University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

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The iolite and ESL applications teams will be running a two-day short course (9am - 5pm both days) on how to use the iolite data reduction package. No previous iolite experience is required, but some familiarity with LA-ICP-MS concepts is assumed.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Importing and visualising your data in iolite
  • Trace element data processing
  • U-Pb geochronology (basics)
  • Image creation and analysis
  • Quality control modules
  • Automation
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There will be a $330USD fee for the workshop which includes lunches for both days. We are offering 5 FREE student registrations. Students interested should send an email to with a supporting letter/note from their supervisor.

Venue: Institute of Geology and Mineralogy, University of Cologne. Map link:!310b

If you have any questions about the workshop, please email us at

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