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Hydrogeology and Soils Laboratory

Millipore filterThe hydrogeology and soils laboratory is home to a variety of field (in situ measurements and sample collection) and analytical (physical and geochemical analyses) equipment used in the study of water and soils. The equipment supports student and/or faculty research projects and course-related activities. The hydrogeology and soils lab is often used by students in Hydrogeology, Geochemistry, Environmental Science, and numerous general education courses. The hydrogeology and soils lab includes:

  • Dionex dual ICS 1000
  • OI Analytical Aurora 1030 TOC
  • 2 Dell computers
  • Millipore Elix / Gradient water purification systems
  • Analytical balances
  • Soils moisture probes
  • LaCrosse Weather station
  • Mini meteorological station
  • Velocity meter
  • Solinst water level measuring tape
  • Sieves
  • A variety of test kits and field meters / probes

This lab was partially funded by a grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation. Students must have permission from a faculty member to use this facility and equipment may not be used without prior care and safety instruction. See Dr. Laura Rademacher for room access.