Geology Research

Analytical Facilities 

Powder Xray Diffraction 

Remote Electron Microprobe

Trace Element Analytical Laboratory

Electron Microscopy (CEMN/ONAMI)

Field Equipment

Sensors and Instrumentation Laboratory (SAIL)

Total Station and Surveying Resources

Ground Penetrating Radar

Research Groups

Glacier Research

Trace Element Analytical Laboratory

Cascadia Meteorite Laboratory

Geomicrobiology Laboratory


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