Uses of FTIR Spectroscopy in the Geosciences

 

Some uses of FTIR spectroscopy (from Thermo, the company from which we bought the JMU FTIR spectrometer): https://www.thermofisher.com/us/en/home/industrial/spectroscopy-elemental-isotope-analysis/spectroscopy-elemental-isotope-analysis-learning-center/molecular-spectroscopy-information/ftir-information/ftir-applications.html 

Using FTIR spectroscopy to analyze melt inclusions at the University of Oregon: