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Geography Laboratories

Prep / Analysis Laboratory (Teaching)

Prep / Analysis Laboratory (Teaching)

This air conditioned laboratory is primarily used for teaching. It houses a wide range of analytical instruments used for practical teaching and dissertation work. The analytical instruments include: an elemental analyser, an ICP - OES (Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometer), a UV-visible spectrophotometer, an ion chromatography system, a High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) system, a flame atomic absorption spectrometer and a graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometer. This laboratory is also equipped with ultra-high purity water (Elga), a fume hood (Hydrofluoric acid capable), a four figure balance, a six figure balance (data capture enabled), a vacuum filtration system and a CEM microwave digestion system.


Who to Contact: Laboratories & Field Equipment

General Enquiries

Frank Davies
Chief Technician
0191 33 41849

Eleanor Maddison
Deputy Laboratory Manager
0191 33 41963

Laboratory Opening Hours

Monday - Friday

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