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Equipment in the Environmental Change Research Group
(215-217 Pacific Hall)

  • Note: renovation and expansion to begin in 2017
  • Field gear
    • Lake sediment sampling
      • Livingstone piston corers
      • Surface corers
      • Freeze corer
      • Inflatable rafts and coring platform
      • Stainless steel casing (35 m) and alloy drive rods
    • Aquatic sampling
      • Water sampler
      • YSI conductivity and dO2 probe
      • Digital depth finder
    • Forest ecology sampling
      • Garmin GPS
      • Increment borers
  • Laboratory equipment
    • Wet lab and fume hood for sediment chemical analyses
      • Pollen preparation
      • Biogenic silica
      • Radiocarbon sample isolation and cleaning
    • Cold room with archiving racks for 300+ m of sediment core
    • Balance
    • Muffle furnace
    • Centrifuges
    • Large capacity water bath
    • Spectrophotometer
    • Magnetic susceptibility core logger and cup meter
    • Compound microscopes (2), stereoscopes (3), digital cameras for photomicroscopy
    • Pollen reference collection
    • Tree-ring measuring bench
  • Computer equipment
    • Macintosh workstations (3)