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Ron R. Martin

Ron R. Martin

Contact Information

Title: Professor Emeritus
Office: Rm 23 ChB
Phone (Office): ext 86314
E-mail: rrhm@uwo.ca

Research Areas

Secondary Ion Mass Spectroscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy and Synchrotron Radiation Analysis


B.Sc.; M.Sc. St. Francis Xavier; Ph.D., U.W.O.



Advanced analytical techniques, especially as applied to environmental problems. These techniques include Secondary Ion Mass Spectroscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy, X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy, and Synchrotron Radiation Analysis. Most recently studies have focussed on a study of plant/metal interactions including metals in tree rings (Dendroanalysis) and behaviour of metals at the plant/root interface. This work is being extended to include studies of the trace metal distribution in human hair.