Stable Isotope Mass Spectrometer Lab with Thermo Delta Advantage coupled to a Gas Bench II, Costech elemental analyzer, and Thermo TC/EA, and a Picarro L2140-i isotopic water analyzer capable of measurements of δ18O, δ17O, and δD in solids, liquids and vapor. The lab also houses a MicroMill and an analytical balance.
Ion Chromatographs: Dionex ICS-2100 for anions, and a newer Thermo Scientific (~Dionex) Integrion RFIC for cations.
MetrOhm auto-titrator for total alkalinity titrations
General laboratory space including 7 fume hoods, electronic balances, 18 Mohm deionized water, autopipettes, drying ovens, high-temperature furnaces, crucibles, liquid and solid standard reference materials of various types, and other laboratory equipment.
Conductivity meters, pH meters, dissolved oxygen meters, and related equipment for field water chemistry analyses.
Soft sediment core analysis lab and coring equipment.
Sample preparation labs: slab saw, trim saw, thin section machines, diamond polishing laps, Frantz magnetic separator, Rogers table, steel jaw crusher, steel disk mill, shatterbox with tungsten carbide and aluminum oxide vessels, Rocklabs hydraulic crusher/splitter, Picotrace digestion system.
Heavy liquid mineral separation setup.
Laminar flow clean benches (one for sample separation, one for the ICP-MS).
Student polarizing microscopes (16), Olympus transmitted and reflected light research microscopes (3), Olympus stereo zoom microscopes (2), student stereo microscopes (many), several digital microscope camera systems, index oils, refractometer, Cathodoluminescence stage.
Petrog computer-controlled point count stage.
Field equipment including Brunton compasses, altimeters, hand-held and base station GPS systems, ground resistivity, shallow 12-channel seismic refraction system, RF ground inductance, gravimeter, total field magnetometer.