Facilities


Research Laboratories


CO2 laser port
Noble Gas Laboratory

Micromass 5400 noble gas mass spectrometer and extraction line used for 40Ar/39Ar analyses and for measuring Ne isotopic abundances.  Quadrupole mass spectrometer and extraction line for He analyses in conjunction with (U-Th)/He age determination.

fission tracks in apatite
Fission Track Laboratory

Two Nikon Optiphot2 microscopes and an Olympus SZX12 stereo microscope are used for fission track analyses, sample preparation and petrography.

Mica crystal
Mineral Separation Facilities

Mineral separation facilities used for thermochronologic sample preparation and handling of radioactive materials

electron probe image
Electron probe

JEOL JXA8600 Scanning Electron Microscope

Laboratory rooms
Other Research Facilities

Additional facilities available to our research group




Contact Us

Department of Earth Sciences
204 Heroy GL
Ph: 315-443-2672
Fx: 315-443-3363

Thermochronology Lab