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Tools for LA-ICPMS data analysis.

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Python tools for processing Laser Ablation mass spectrometry data

Citing LAtools

LAtools: a data analysis package for the reproducible reduction of LA-ICPMS data. 2018. Branson, O., Fehrenbacher, J., Vetter, L., Sadekov, A.Y., Eggins, S.M., Spero, H.J. Chemical Geology 504: 83-95. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2018.10.029


Using pip:

pip install latools

Read the User Guide for some info on how to get started.


To update latools to the latest version, run:

pip install latools --upgrade

Want to Contribute?

We welcome contributors! You don't even need to be Python-literate - if you have any feedback or suggestions, please open an issue on the GitHub pages, and we'll get to it as soon as we can.

If you're feeling a bit more adventurous, we'd welcome improvements to the code, and particularly the documentation - just create a fork of the project, and get coding! To work on documentation, edit the markdown documents in the docs/source directory. To edit the code itself, work on the module in the latools directory.

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