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Environmental Science Lab


The Environmental Science Lab was completed during Summer 2003. This 24-student lab is the primary staging ground for laboratory and field exercises in a variety of courses including Laboratory and Field Techniques in Environmental ScienceEcologyField Ecology, and Aquatic Ecology. Additionally this facility is utilized by undergraduate students as they conduct independent research projects in conjunction with Geography and Environmental Systems Faculty.


Facilities & Equipment include:

  • Spectrophotometer
  • Balances
  • Soil Temperature Probes
  • Dissolved Oxygen Probes
  • pH Meters
  • Conductivity probes
  • Marsh-McBirney Flow Meters
  • Plant Growth Unit
  • HACH Water Testing Kits & Field Spectrophotometer
  • Muffles Furnace
  • Drying Ovens
  • Nikon SMZ800 Stereomicroscope with digital imaging
  • Diurnal Growth Chamber
  • Berlese Funnels for soil fauna extraction
  • Hess, Surber, D-net & Drift samplers for aquatic
    insect collection
  • Three PC’s running Windows XP
  • Laser Printer
  • Ethernet access at each lab bench