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Opportunity at Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)

Aerosol Deposition and Atmospheric Corrosion

Location

Naval Research Laboratory, DC, Chemistry

RO# Location
64.15.15.C0585 Washington, DC 203755321

Advisers

name email phone
Christine Elizabeth Sanders christine.sanders@nrl.navy.mil 202-404-8702

Description

This research program seeks to develop an improved understanding of the atmospheric chemistry and aerosol deposition processes which contribute to corrosion-related phenomena in the Navy. Of high interest are atmospheric chloride and sulfur-containing species which are borne from sea spray activity. Our approach combines ion chromatography, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, electrochemical techniques, and modeling to predict the deposition rates onto surfaces and the resulting corrosion dependencies of materials of interest. Further development into controlled, reproducible test methods which mimic real-world conditions are desired.

Keywords:
Aerosol deposition; Corrosion; Surface chemistry; Atmospheric chemistry; Environmental science

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants

Stipend

Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$89,834.00 $3,000.00
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