Carbon-14

Benzene Synthesis and Carbon-14 Laboratory Facility for carbon-14 dating by liquid scintillation counting. CO2 gas is released from the sample by compustion (organics) or acidification…

Experimental Petrology Lab

The experimental petrology laboratory is overseen by  Dr. Allen Glazner  and houses 1 Deltech gas mixing furnace and 1 microscope heater stage for magma analog experiments. …

Geochronology and Isotope Geochemistry

Geochronology and Isotope Geochemistry Laboratory The Geochronology and Isotope Geochemistry Lab at UNC is a fully functional geochemistry laboratory overseen by Dr. Drew Coleman and…

Paleoclimatology

Paleoclimate and Paleoecology Lab Facilities Sedimentology Equipment For more information regarding this lab, contact: Dr. Donna M. Surge Assistant Professor…

SEM (scanning electron microscope)

Scanning Electron Microscopy The scanning electron microscope (SEM) laboratory consists of a Tescan SEM with semi-quantitative EDS capabilities, and an Cressington automated sputter…

XRD (X-ray diffractometer)

Alongside our XRF spectrometer  we have a Rigaku Miniflex II X-ray diffractometer (XRD). This unit can analyze a variety of crystalline materials, including powders of various rock…

Wave Propagation

Wave Propagation Laboratory For more information contact: Jose A. Rial Theoretical Geophysics Office: 319 Mitchell Hall Phone: (919) 966-4533 E-mail: jose_rial at unc.edu