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Research Facilities

The Environmental Sciences Program has state-of-the-art research facilities, supporting faculty and student research. The major analytical instruments include:

Agilent 6460 Triple Quad LC/MS

Agilent 6460 Triple Quad LC/MS

Agilent 7890A GC/MS

Agilent 7890A GC/MS

Agilent 7890A GC/ECD

Agilent 7890A GC/ECD

Agilent 1200 Infinity HPLC

Agilent 1200 Infinity HPLC

Agilent 7500cx ICP/MS

Agilent 7500cx ICP/MS

Agilent 200 AAS/VGA 77

Agilent 200 AAS/VGA 77

Agilent Cary 60 UV-Vis

Agilent Cary 60 UV-Vis

Dionex ICS-2000

Dionex ICS-2000

Thermo Scientific Flash 2000 Organic Elemental Analyzer (CNS)

Thermo Scientific Flash 2000 Organic Elemental Analyzer (CNS)

The Program also has a photosynthesis analyzer (LI-COR 6400)

Photosynthesis analyzer (LI-COR 6400)

A real-time PCR

real-time PCR

Nanoparticle Analysis System (NanoSight)

Nanoparticle Analysis System (NanoSight)

Malvern Zetasizer-nano

Malvern Zetasizer-nano

Labconco Freeze dryer (FreeZone 2.5)

Labconco Freeze dryer (FreeZone 2.5)

Bio-safety Hood

Bio-safety Hood

An environmental chamber

environmental chamber

A cold-frame greenhouse on a 1-acre field research site

A cold-frame greenhouse on a 1-acre field research site.

Individual faculty research laboratories provide students with hand-on research experience in different disciplines, ranging from molecular toxicology to GIS spatial analysis. 

Individual Department Labs also have a suite of portable instruments for quantifying personal exposure and identifying hazardous locations for environmental pollutants. These resources include the following:

A Bruker TRACER 5i handheld XRF spectrometer, which can determine trace elements in soils, pipes, surfaces, consumer products, and other environmental materials.

A Hach DR1900 portable water spectrophotometer, for analysis of drinking water, waste water, and surface water contaminants and constituents

A TSI SidePak AM520 personal aerosol monitor, for analysis of dusts, mists, and other fine airborne particles

Two Dylos air quality monitors for counting airborne fine and coarse particles

Digi-Sense and Extech SL400 portable data-logging noise meters for characterizing environmental and personal noise exposures

Various survey and GPS equipment

Facilities for sediment size distribution analysis

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