2019 Short Courses at UTCT

The University of Texas High-Resolution X-ray CT Facility (UTCT) is hosting two short courses on the fundamentals of acquisition, visualization, and analysis of high-resolution X-ray CT (HRXCT) data this June. The first course, to be held June 5-7, will focus on HRXCT applications for biological and paleontological samples. The second course, to be held June 26-28, will focus on HRXCT applications for geological samples.

The University of Texas High-Resolution X-ray Computed Tomography Facility

The High-Resolution X-ray Computed Tomography Facility at The University of Texas at Austin (UTCT) is a national shared multi-user facility supported by the Instrumentation and Facilities Program of NSF’s Earth Sciences (EAR) directorate. UTCT offers scientific researchers across the earth, biological and engineering sciences access to a completely nondestructive technique for visualizing features in the interior of opaque solid objects, and for obtaining digital information on their 3D geometries and properties.

Interested in scanning materials at our facility? See the Scanning FAQ or download the Scan Agreement Form.

Selected Recent Publications

Chan, Q.H.S., Nakato, A., Kebukawa, Y., Zolendsky, M., Nakamura, T., Maisano, J.A., Colbert, M.W., Martinez, J.E., Kilcoyne, A.L.D., Suga, H., Takahashi, Y., Takeichi, Y., Mase, K., and Wright, I.P. (2019) Heating experiments of the Tagish Lake meteorite: investigation of the effects of short-term heating on chondritic organics. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 54, 104-125.
Galatius, A., Olsen, M.T., Steeman, M.E., Racicot, R.A., Bradshaw, C.D., Kyhn, L.A., and Miller, L.A. (2019) Raising your voice: evolution of narrow-band high-frequency signals in toothed whales (Odontoceti). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 126, 213-224.
Horton, F., Farley, K., and Jackson, M. (2019) Helium distributions in ocean island basalt olivines revealed by X-ray computed tomography and single-grain crushing experiments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 244, 467-477.
Hoffman, E.A., and Rowe, T.B. (2018) Jurassic stem-mammal perinates and the origin of mammalian reproduction and growth. Nature, 561, 104-108. 
Olsen, P.E., Geissman, J.W., Kent, D.V., Gehrels, G.E., Mundil, R., Irmis, R.B., Lepre, C., Rasmussen, C., Giesler, D., Parker, W.G., Zakharova, N., Kürschner, W.M., Miller, C., Baranyi, V., Schaller, M.F., Whiteside, J.H., Schnurrenberger, D., Noren, A., Shannon, K.B., O’Grady, R., Colbert, M.W., Maisano, J., Edey, D., Kinney, S.T., Molina-Garza, R., Bachman, G.H., Sha, J., and the CPCD team.
(2018) Colorado Plateau Coring Project, Phase I (CPCP-I): a continuously cored, globally exportable chronology of Triassic continental environmental change from western North America. Scientific Drilling, 24, 15-40.

See our publication page for a complete list.