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The Geography laboratories are located in the West building and contain an extensive suite of analytical and geotechnical instruments which are overseen and supported by a team of dedicated technical staff.

Our laboratories are equipped to conduct a wide range of analyses including: wet and dry sediment analyses, high-precision chemical analyses of sediment and water, geotechnical testing in climate controlled environments, biomarker analyses, radionuclide dating, non-destructive sediment core profiling and microfossil analyses.

Our Labs:

Analytical Laboratory                • Prep/Analysis Laboratory

Gamma Room                           • Teaching Laboratory 

Sediment Laboratory                • Laithwaite Landslide Laboratory

Microscope Rooms                    • X-ray & Isotope Mass Spectometry Facility


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