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Facilities

  •  1500 square foot laboratory for gas chromatography and mass spectrometry. 
  •  Four Agilent gas chromatographs for gas analysis.
  •  Thermo Finnegan MAT 253 Stable Isotope Mass Spectrometer with dual inlet, microvolume inlet, CNOS  collector array, and collectors for “clumped isotope” measurements of CO2and O2
  • SARA cavity enhanced laser spectrometer for continuous measurements of methane and nitrous oxide and Picarro CRDS laser spectrometer for methane, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, and water vapor.
  • Four vacuum lines for gas extraction for methane, carbon dioxide, and nitrous oxide concentrations and isotopic ratios in carbon dioxide and nitrous oxide.
  • Needle crusher and large volume “cheese grater” for CO2 analysis. 
  • Gas extraction and drying system for continuous methane analysis, continuous melter for ice cores.
  • Field methane analysis system including Shimadzu GC 14, and field deployable gas extraction system.
  • 200 square foot -25C walk-in freezer.
  • 40-foot ice storage container maintained at -25C
  • Melter/gas extraction system for continuous analysis of gases in ice cores
    Numerous other shared analytical facilities in OSU CEOAS