FACILITIES and INSTRUMENTATION

 

Geobiology Laboratory

  • Leica DMBL compound microscope with epifluorescence
  • Two Conviron E7 plant growth chambers with light, temperature, humidity, and CO2 control

Geochemistry Laboratories

  • Bruker XRF (2011), PIONEER-S4
  • Bruker XRD
  • Leeman ICP-AES
  • Dionex 600 Ion Chromatograph
  • Deltech DT-31-VT-HN 2404 high temperature vertical quench furnace
  • Milestone Hg analyzer DMA-80 (nanogram level detector)
  • PSA Hg analyzer (picogram level detector, two instruments)
  • Hach DR/2010 Spectrophotometer
  • LICOR infra-red CO2 analyzer and accumulation flux chamber
  • Beckman-Coulter DU530 UV/VIS spectrophotometer
  • Mettler autotitrator
  • Coulometer for CO2 analyses (carbonate analyzer)
  • CE Elantech Flash 1112 CHNSO Elemental Analyzer
  • Hiden Analytical HAL/3F Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer
  • SEM, TEM (shared facilities)

Planetary and GIS Laboratories

  • ASD Portable Reflectance Spectrometers (0.3 -1.0 microns and 0.3 - 2.5 microns)
  • ENVI, ISIS, Arc, Matlab
  • 42" HP Printer, Apple and PC workstations
  • GPS units and Total Station

Sedimentology Laboratory

  • DataSonics Side Looking Sonar Scanner
  • LOWRANCE side-looking and down-looking sonar unit/GPS
  • Sedigraph
  • Carbonate Coulometer
  • Minolta portable Spectraphotometer
  • Doppler Current Meter

Other Equipment

  • 25' Research Vessel Stearns, 28' Pontoon, 2 17.5' whaler runabouts
  • Rock sawing and coring equipment
  • Petrographic and dissecting microscopes
  • EG&G 12 channel seismometer and Betsy gun
  • EG&G G-826 Proton precession magnetometer

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