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Geography Laboratories

X-ray & Isotope Mass Spectrometry Facility

This laboratory isequipped with GEOTEK Multi-Sensor Core Logger (MSCL) systems (Standard and X-ray CT), a Gas Chromatograph - Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer (GC - IRMS) system, a Gas Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer (GC - MS), an X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) analyser (forthcoming 2017) and an X-ray Powder Diffraction (XRD) analyser (forthcoming 2017). This laboratory also contains a HF (hydrofluoric acid) capable fume cupboard.

Instruments

  • Geotek Multi Sensor Core Logger Standard (MSCL - S)
  • Geotek X-ray CT Core Imaging System (MSCL - XCT)
  • Panalytical Aeris X-ray Diffractometer (XRD)
  • Panalytical Zetium X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) Analyser
  • Thermo Finnigan Trace GC (Gas Chromatograph) Ultra and DSQ (Dual Stage Quadrupole) MS (Mass Spectrometer) with CDS 5150 Pyroprobe
  • Thermo Scientific GC - IRMS (Gas Chromatograph Delta V Plus Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer)

Who to Contact Laboratories & Field Equipment

General Enquiries
gg-labs@durham.ac.uk

Frank Davies
Chief Technician
f.p.davies@durham.ac.uk
0191 33441849

Eleanor Maddison
Deputy Laboratory Manager
e.j.maddison@durham.ac.uk
0191 33441963

Laboratory Opening Times

Monday - Friday

08:45 - 13:00
14:00 - 17:15