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Department of Geology Research Facilities

 The department houses several advanced research facilities and draws on several others on the U of I campus:

mass spec lab image

Geochemical analysis Capabilities

Nu Plasma HR multicollector  ICP-MS for isotope ratio measurements
Thermo iCAP quadrupole ICP-MS for routine concentration measurement in solutions
VG Sector 54 Thermal Ionization Mass Spectrometer (TIMS)
Picarro water isotope analyzer

Multi-beam echo sounding equipment and survey boat


High-pressure mineral physics laboratory with Brillouin specptrometers