Go to content
UR Home

Development of an analytical strategy for the determination of 228Th and 232Th in ivory based on the combined use of ICP-MS and α-spectrometry

Schmidberger, Andreas ; Schupfner, Robert ; Matysik, Frank-Michael


Elephants are endangered due to the value of their ivory tusks. Therefore, a reliable method for age determination of ivory is of interest for the law enforcement against elephant poachers. The ratio of the specific activities Th-228/Th-232 can be used for the age assessment of ivory. In this report, the combination of two complementary detection techniques, namely inductively coupled plasma-mass ...


Owner only: item control page
  1. Homepage UR

University Library

Publication Server


Publishing: oa@ur.de
0941 943 -4239 or -69394

Dissertations: dissertationen@ur.de
0941 943 -3904

Research data: daten@ur.de
0941 943 -5707

Contact persons