GEMS Course Equipment

GEMS Course Equipment

EQUIPMENT COURSES
  • Laser and Deskjet Printers
  • Large format color plotter
  • Flat-bed and slide scanners
  • Digital cameras
All courses, labs, and research with computing needs
General use in departmental computer labs and classrooms
  • GPS units
  • Autolevel
  • Laser rangefinder
  • GIS Computer Labs
  • Field mapping equipment
All courses, labs, and research utilizing location and/or GIS data
Earth Systems Science
Earth Materials and Processes Lab
Introduction to Environmental Sciences
Hydrology and Water Resources
Weather and Climate Change
  • Refrigerated aquaria
  • Sea water tables
  • Aquarium laboratory
Introduction to Marine Biology
Marine Ecology
Chemical Oceanography
Independent Research
  • Laser particle counter
  • Magnetic mineral separator
Sedmentology and Stratigraphy
Elements of Mineralogy
Marine Processes and Environments
Soils and Surficial Processes
Independent Research
  • Recirculating flume
  • Current meters
Sedimentology and Stratigrpahy
Introduction to Marine Biology
Marine Ecology
Elements of Mineralogy
Petrology and Petrography
Independent Research
  • Inductively coupled plasma emission spectrometer
Marine Ecology
Chemical Oceanography
Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
Elements of Mineralogy
Petrology and Petrography
Environmental Biogeochemistry
Soils and Surficial Processes
Hydrology and Water Resources
Marine Processes and Environments
Introduction to Environmental Sciences
Independent Research
  • Rock saws
  • Rock crusher
  • Polishing and grinding laps
  • Polishing tumblers
  • Thin section system
  • Air abrasive system
  • Tree corers and wood saws
  • Sample preparation lab
Petrology and Petrography
Elements of Mineralogy
Structural Geology
Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
Marine Ecology
Introduction to Environmental Sciences
Independent Research
  • Chemical field kits for water, soil, and air analysis
  • Piezometer kit
Environmental Biogeochemistry
Hydrology and Water Resources
Chemical Oceanography
Physical Oceanography
Marine Ecology
Introduction to Environmental Sciences
Soils and Surficial Process
Independent Research
  • Stereographic microscopes
  • Binocular microscopes
  • Dissecting microscopes
  • Petrographic microscopes
  • Inverted flourescent microscope
  • Tree ring microscope
  • Video capture hardware and software
Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
Introduction to Marine Biology
Marine Ecology
Introduction to Environmental Sciences
Elements of Mineralogy
Petrology and Petrography
Structural Geology
Marine Processes and Environments
Soils and Surficial Processes
Independent Research
  • Biological oxygen demand incubators
Marine Ecology
Chemical Oceanography
  • X-ray diffractometer
Elements of Mineralogy
Petrology and Petrography
Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
Soils and Surficial Processes
Marine Processes and Environments
Independent Research
  • Electronic dissolved oxygen meter
  • Oxidation-reduction potential meter
  • pH meter
  • Refractometers
Chemical Oceanography
Physical Oceanography
Field Marine Sciences Courses
Marine Ecology
Environmental Biogeochemistry
Hydrology and Water Resources
Marine Processes and Environments
Introduction to Environmental Sciences
Independent Research
  • SOLOMAT minilab with computer software and
    submersible sonde
  • Sonde outfitted with temperature, pH, oxidation-reduction
    potential, dissolved oxygen, conductivity, salinity, ammonia,
    and turbidity electrodes
Chemical Oceanography
Physical Oceanography
Environmental Biogeochemistry
Hydrology and Water Resources
Field Marine Sciences Courses
Marine Processes and Environments
Introduction to Environmental Sciences
Independent Research
  • Ponar grab sampler
  • Plankton nets
  • Coring equipment
  • Soil augers
  • Permeometers
  • Eolian sediment traps
Sedimentology and Stratigrpahy
Chemical Oceanography
Hydrology and Water Resources
Soils and Surficial Processes
Marine Processes and Environments
Introduction to Environmental Sciences
Independent Research
  • Darcy tubes
Hydrology and Water Resources
Independent Research
  • Sieve sets
  • Sieve shakers
Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
Chemical Oceanography
Marine Processes and Environments
Soils and Surficial Processes
Independent Research
  • Underwater video camera
  • Nikonos V camera with strobe
Introduction to Marine Biology
Marine Ecology
Field Marine Sciences Courses
Independent Research
  • Marian S. Hubbard teaching collection of 1000 species of molluscs, corals, echinoderms, and athropods
  • Mineral, rock, and fossil collections
All courses, labs, and research requiring specimens