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Geology Department Resources

Research Equipment

The Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences faculty and staff maintain cutting-edge equipment. Students, staff, faculty, and visiting scientists have access to wide-array of hardware and software to answer scientific questions throughout the world.

       

Equipment       

Manufacturer

Model

Real-time Kinematic GPS

Leica

1200

Chirp Subbottom Profiler

Edgetech

216s

Sidescan Sonar system, 400/900kHz

Klein

3900

Ground Penetrating Radar

Mala

ProEx with cart

diffraction laser particle size analyzer

CILAS

1180L

21' Center Console Pioneer boat

Pioneer

21'

Nikon Microphot Petrographic Microscope

 Nikon

Type 114

Ion Chromatograph

Metrohm

Modular

Induction coupled plasma mass spectrometer

Agilent

7500cx

Gas chromatograph mass spectrometer

Agilent

7890/5975

Total organic carbon analyzer

Shimadzu

TOC-V/TNM-1/SSM-5000A

Accelerated microwave

CEM

MARS 5

H2O isotope analyzer

Picarro

L2120-i

pH meters

Mettler-Toledo

Conductivity meters

Mettler-Toledo

DO meter

Mettler-Toledo

Multiparameter probe

YSI

Multiparameter colorimeter

Hach

DR/890

 

UV-Vis Spectrophotometer

Shimadzu

Chromatography Piston Pumps

 

Fraction Collectors

Foxy

Reflected and transmitted light microscopes

Nikon

Eclipse E200

Capture VIS/VNIR and SWIR spectra via reflection

Analytical Spectral Devices

FieldSpec Pro

Magnification up to about 6000 X with X-ray Microanalyzer

Hitachi

TM 1000

Broadband Digital Output Broadband Seismometers

Guralp

CMG-6TD

24-channel seismic refraction/reflection acquisition system

Seistronix

RAS-24

Vertical and horizontal geophones, 4.5 Hz and 10 Hz frequency

Imported by Giscogeo

SN4-4.5V, SN4-4.5H, SN4-10V, SN4-10H

Soil Resistivity Mapper

Geometrics

OhmMapper

Gravity Meter

Worden

Prospector

Magnetometer/gradiometer system

Scintrex 

 

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