Key Analytical Instrumentation
The EBL provides a source for environmental sampling, physical and chemical analysis, and technical support. The core equipment below is complete with a range of other facilities. Contact the lab to inquire about its capabilities to support your research.
Other equipment is available at the lab for field sampling, sample preparation and analysis.
Leeman DMA-80 Mercury Analyzer
The Milestone DMA-80 is a direct mercury analyzer of solid, liquid, and gas samples. Analysis time is 5 minutes only and no sample preparation is required. With over 1800 units installed in 80 different Countries worldwide, the DMA-80 is the most successful direct mercury analyzer in the market.
Perkin-Elmer OPTIMA 5300
Inductively Coupled Argon Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometer (ICAP-OES)
Simultaneous analysis of a large number of elements in liquid matrices
Inductively Coupled Plasma - Mass Spectrometer with optional High Performance Liquid Chromatograph front end
Ultra-trace level analysis of elements in aqueous media and (by using HPLC separation) speciation of chemical forms of these analytes.
Ion Chromatography System
Analysis of ionic constituents in aqueous media such as fluoride, chloride, nitrite, nitrate, sulfate, phosphate and some organic acids
Tekran Model 2600
Cold Vapor Atomic Fluorescence (CVAFS) mercury analyzer with dual preconcentration
Ultra-trace level mercury analysis in aqueous matrices
Leeman Hydra AF
Cold Vapor Atomic Fluorescence (CVAFS) mercury analyzer
Trace-level mercury analysis in aqueous matrices
Total Organic Carbon Analyzer
Total and dissolved organic carbon and carbonate in aqueous solutions
CE Instruments (Thermo-Fisher) EA 1110
CHNS-O elemental analyzer
Total carbon and nitrogen (also hydrogen, sulfur and oxygen) in soils, plants, tissues and other solid substances
UIC Inc. Coulometrics Carbon Dioxide Analyzer
Inorganic carbon in soils, sediments and rocks
Malvern Instruments Mastersizer 2000
Laser diffraction particle size analyzer
Particle size distribution in soils (texture), sediments and suspended load of rivers