Geochemistry

  • Isoprime 100 Isotope Ratioing Mass Spectrometer with PyroCube and Multiflow Module
  • Nicolet IS50 FTIR spectrometer with microscope
  • Varian AA240 atomic absorption spectrometer
  • Bruker Tracer III X-ray fluorescence xpectrometer
  • DeWitt Systems MCS-1000E core scanner system
  • Dionex Integrion ion chromatograph
  • Hach DR900 Colorimeter
  • Field pH and specific conductivity meters

Geophysics

  • AGI Supersting electrical resistivity system
  • Phoenix Geophysics MTU-5C magnetotelluric 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

  • Gunt HM169 groundwater flow model
  • ISCO Automated Water Sampler
  • 3 Water flow meters

Mineralogy

  • Panalytical Empyrean S3 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

  • Beckman-Coulter LS 13320 Laser Diffraction particle size analyzer
  • 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

  • Leica ACE600 gold sputter coater and graphite evaporator
  • Katanax X-300 fusion fluxer
  • Spex Industries Ball Mill
  • Braun Rock Crusher
  • Two Hydraulic Rock Splitters
  • Diamond Rock Saws
  • 8-inch Buehler diamond polishing unit
  • 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

  • Suburban 4x4
  • Four 12-passenger vans

Media

  • HP Designjet Z6 44-inch color plotter
  • Canon Rebel 450 Digital Camera
  • Canon SX230 Digital Camera w/GPS
  • Sony HD Video Camera

Classrooms

  • Two 24-seat multimedia classrooms (EnGeo 0201/0202)
  • One 24-seat teaching laboratory (EnGeo 3107)
  • One 24-seat instructional computer lab (EnGeo 3022)
  • One 14-seat computer lab for student use (EnGeo 3204)
  • One 28-seat multimedia classroom (EnGeo 3009)
  • One 80-seat classroom (EnGeo 3003)
  • Note: The Soils/Hydro/Engineering lab (EnGeo 3010), Geochemistry Lab (EnGeo 3021) and other research equipment are also used in teaching.

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