The Department of Geological Sciences has several state-of the art facilities and equipment for use by faculty, students, and external parties.
- Hydrogeology Facilities
The Hydrogeology lab is composed of a high performance computer laboratory and a hydraulic properties and sediment size analysis laboratory. The computer lab contains 6 single Pentium IV computers, and 5 dual Pentium IV workstations with between 512M and 2GB of memory for large three dimensional simulations.
- ICP-MS Laboratory
We operate a state-of-the-art Thermo Scientific ICAP Q quadrupole Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometer (ICP-MS). Equipment, sample types and fees information.
- XRF Lab
The XRF laboratory at Michigan State University installed a Bruker S4 PIONEER – a 4 kW wavelength dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometer (WDXRF). Equipment, sample preparation and fees information.