Geoscience Facilities

Facilities available in the department and on campus include:

  • X-ray diffractometer
  • Radiogenic isotope labs
  • Stable isotope labs
  • Gas chromatograph
  • Scanning electron microscope (SEM)
  • Fluid lab
  • Rock preparation and processing facility
  • Faro Focus3D terrestrial laser scanner (ground-based LiDAR)
  • Topcon GR5 differential gps system for high accuracy RTK surveying
  • Geophysical field equipment (including ground penetrating radar, multi-channel electrical resistivity and induced polarization system, multi-channel seismic system, and gravity meter)
  • The Edward M. Warner Spatial Analysis Lab (SAL) – equipped with state of the art software for geochemical modeling; structural analysis; Geogra
    phical Information Systems; seismic surface wave, reflection, and refraction data processing and interpretation; potential field and resistivity/IP data processing and interpretation; and numerical and mathematical modeling of tectonic, geodynamic, and hydrogeological problems.
  • Olympus hand-held XRF: Application FormDetection Limits
Student doing field work