Labs


Analytical Instruments


Our lab provides a range of analytical instruments for the detection of organic and inorganic elements in water and soil samples, including induced-coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry, ion chromatography, liquiTOC, and UV-vis spectrophotometry. Click on each image below to read more about our analytical capabilities and how to obtain access to each instrument.

Perkin Elmer Optima 8300 ICP-OES

Dionex ICS 1100 & 2000 Ion chromatography

liquiTOC

UV-vis

Wet Lab


The wet chemistry lab is equipped with a high-speed centrifuge (Beckman Coulter Avanti J-26S), automatic titrators, a sonication bath, vacuum pumps, a waste-neutralization unit and other lab items necessary for mineral synthesis, potentiometric and redox titrations, sorption and electrocoagulation experiments. Here we also handle field water and sediment samples.

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Microbiology Lab


This laboratory is designed for all microbiology-related work, as well the preparation of aqueous solutions and mineral suspensions. This lab includes a laminar flow hood, a large capacity incubator shaker, an incubator/oven, analytical balances, end-over-end shakers, pH-meters, etc.


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