Geochemistry

  • Isoprime 100 Isotope Ratioing Mass Spectrometer with PyroCube and Multiflow Module
  • Thermo-Nicolet Magna FTIR Spectrometer with microscope attachment
  • Varian AA240 Atomic Absorption Spectrometer
  • Bruker Tracer III X-Ray Fluorescent Spectrometer
  • DeWitt Systems MCS-1000E Core Scanner System
  • Dionex Ion Chromatograph DX 120
  • Smart 2 Colorimeter
  • Field pH and Specific Conductivity Meters

Geophysics

  • AGI Supersting Electrical Resistivity System
  • Geonics G-TEM Electromagnetic System
  • Geometrix G858 Cesium Vapor Magnetometer
  • Scintrex Proton Precession Magnetometer
  • GSSI Ground Penetrating Radar - 200, 400, & 900 MHz Antenna
  • Mala Ground Penetrating Radar - 250 & 800 MHz Antenna
  • Geometrix ES3000 12 channel portable seismic unit

Hydrology

  • ISCO Automated Water Sampler
  • 3 Water flow meters
  • Solinst levelogger

Meteorology

  • Wireless Vantage Pro2Plus Weather Station

Mineralogy

  • Philips Theta-2Theta X-ray Diffractometer
  • Panalytical Theta-Theta X-ray Diffractometer
  • Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectrometer: Oxford Instrument, Inca software
  • Delta-Nu Portable Raman Spectrometer
  • IDRaman MICRO 532 Raman Microscope
  • Scanning Electron Microscope - Leo 1430VP
  • Scanning Electron Microscope - Phenom XL desktop
  • Radiation Solutions RS-230 Scintillometer/Gamma Ray Spectrometer

Soils/Engineering

  • Humboldt HM3000 Digital Master Loader
  • Humboldt CBR and Triaxial Testing Apparatus
  • Humboldt HM2750A Direct Residual Shear Apparatus
  • GCTS PLT-100 Point Load Tester for Rock
  • Thermo Scientific CL40 Centrifuge
  • Soil sampling and testing devices

Microscopes

  • 31 Leica DM750P polarizing petrographic microscopes with Leica WiFi cameras
  • 15 Leitz polarizing petrographic microscopes
  • Leica M125 High Resolution Trinocular Stereo Zoom Microscope System with digital HD camera
  • Leica DM2000 LED-equipped for reflected light flourescence with digital HD camera
  • Two Nikon (trinocular), Leitz and Olympus (Transmitted and Reflected light capability)
  • Two Meiji Techno RZ binocular microscopes
  • Meiji MX9300 Trinocular polarizing microscope
  • Nikon Ecliplse 50I polarizing trinocular microscope
  • Olympus SZ60 zoom binocular photographic microscope
  • 28 student stereo zoom binocular microscopes

Sample Preparation

  • Spex Industries Ball Mill
  • Braun Chipmunk Rock Crusher
  • Two Hydraulic Rock Splitters
  • Diamond Rock Saws
  • 8-inch Buehler diamond polishing unit
  • Gold sputter coater and graphite evaporator
  • Buehler Minimet sample polisher for SEM/EDS
  • Isodynamic Magnetic Separator
  • Large Centrifuge
  • Sonic Dismembrator
  • 2 Muffle Furnaces

Field Equipment

  • Leica Zeno 20 Survey Grade RTK GPS
  • Spectra Precision Focus 10 Total Station
  • 15 iPads & 15 iPad minis
  • 8 Trimble Geoxm GPS units
  • 14 Garmin 60CSX handheld GPS units
  • 50 Brunton compasses

Transportation

  • One 2012 Suburban 4x4
  • Three 12-passenger vans

Media

  • HP Designjet Z5200 42 inch color plotter
  • Canon Rebel 450 Digital Camera
  • Three Canon SX230 Digital Cameras w/GPS
  • Sony HD Video Camera

Classrooms

  • Two 24-seat multimedia classrooms (7110 and 7115 Memorial Hall)
  • One 24-seat teaching laboratory (7120 Memorial Hall)
  • One 24-seat instructional computer lab (7105 Memorial Hall)
  • One 24-seat computer lab for student use (6129 Memorial Hall)
  • One 48-seat multimedia classroom (7370 Memorial Hall)
  • One 112-seat classroom (6110 Memorial Hall)
  • Note: The Soils/Hydro/Engineering lab (7130 Memorial), Geochemistry Lab (7140 Memorial) and other research equipment are also used in teaching.

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