IN THE SCHOOL OF OCEAN AND EARTH SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGYUNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT MANOA

Analytical and Experimental Laboratories

Facilities - Analytical and Experimental Laboratories Photo of ICP mass spectrometer experimental petrology lab

Numerous laboratories and research facilities are at the disposal of department personnel. A few include, but are not limited to:

Multi-user Laboratories

Facility

Location

Description

Contact

Electron Microprobe Laboratory POST 621 Micron-scale quantitative major and minor element analysis of minerals, glasses and other solid materials.

Mike Garcia

Eric Hellebrand

Isotope Biogeochemistry Laboratory POST 724, 725, 726

Stable isotope analyses of geologic and oceanographic samples including C, N and H isotope analyses of individual compounds.

Brian Popp

Elizabeth Gier

Isotope Laboratory POST 637, 638, 604 Radiogenic/Radioactive/Heavy-stable isotope analysis for volcanology, petrology, geochronology, paleooceanograpy and other applications.

Ken Rubin

Christian Miller

MC-ICP-MS Laboratory POST 630 Isotope geochemisty and environmental chemistry by multi-collector plasma ionization mass spectrometry.

Christian Miller

Ken Rubin

Experimental Petrology Laboratory POST 7xx Volcanology and petrology using experiments.

Julia Hammer

Physical Volcanology POST 622, 623 Thin section making facility, rock crushing and powdering.

Bruce Houghton

Sam Weaver

X-ray Fluorescence Laboratory POST 609 Major and trace element whole rock geochemistry by X-ray fluorescence.

Eric Hellebrand

John Sinton

Seismic Processing and Analysis Laboratory POST 834 Computer hardware and software for processing and analysis of seismic reflection/refraction data.

Robert Dunn

Greg Moore

Mineral Geochemistry Laboratory POST 632 Inorganic and biological mineral separation and processing for geochronologyand isotope geochemistry.

Christian Miller

Ken Rubin