Instruments and equipment in laboratories

Instruments and equipment listed below are available for researchers and students.

Laboratory 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12 and 13 are general laboratories with workbenches. Some of the labs also have water / sink.

Greenhouse 1 and 2

  • Heated with artificial lighting, and watering

Laboratory 1

  • Bandelin Sonorex Digitec DT255H Ultrasonic water bath
  • Branson 3210 Ultrasonic Cleaner
  • Grant OLS2000 Shaking Water Bath
  • LycoDry Compact Benchtop freeze dryer
  • Spectrafuge24D-C2400 Microcentrifuge
  • Techne Dri-Block Heater DB-3
  • Retsch Mixer Mill MM 301 (CIRC)
  • Thermo ModulyoD FreezeDryer (CIRC)
  • Retsch MM2 Pulverizer Mixer Mill
  • IKA Labortechnik HS 260 Basic Shaker with rollerclamps
  • ALC Micro Centrifugette 4214 w 20 Place Rotor
  • Hettich Universal L200/05 Bench top centrifuge

Laboratory balances

  • Sartorius MC-1 Research RC 210 D, 52–210 g capacity, 0.01/0.1 mg accuracy
  • Sartorius Type 1712 analytical balance, 30–160 g capacity, 0.01 mg accuracy
  • Mettler AC100 Analytical Balance, 100 g capacity, 0.0001 mg accuracy
  • Scaltec SBC 33, 60–100 g capacity, 0.01/0.1 mg accuracy

Chemistry lab

  • KEKO fume hoods (120 x 70 cm), both with sink and water, 1 for strong acids
  • Clean air hoods (Fortuna Scanlaf Clear Air Cabinet)
  • Milli-Q ultra-pure water system, Elix Integral 3, Elix E-Pod (ultra-pure water), QPod (distilled water)
  • Sartorius MC-1 Laboratory LC 3201 D, 1000/3200 g capacity, 0.001/0.01 mg accuracy
  • Mettler Toledo SevenCompact S220 pH/ion Meter
  • Mettler Toledo SevenCompact S230 Conductivity Meter
  • Miele G7883 Professional laboratory dishwasher
  • Chemical storage cabinets (ventilated)
  • Glassware for most applications
  • Personal protective equipment

Plant lab

  • Desiccators (various sizes)
  • Memmert UM 400 Drying Ovens (2)

Laboratory 4

  • Leica S6 E Stereo Microscope w/light arms (4 units, one has camera mount), 0.63 to 40 x magnification (CIRC)
  • Leica WILD Aviopret APT 2 Stereoscope with light bench (10x/21B)
  • Leica WILD MS 5 Stereo Microscope, 0.63 to 4.0 x magnification
  • Leitz WILD M3C Stereo Microscope, 6.4 to 40 x magnification
  • Askania RME 5 Transmitted Light Microscope (CIRC)
  • Objectives: 0.25, 0.65, 1.25, 2.50 (160/0.17)
  • Leitz WILD Biomed Type 020-507.010 Microscope
  • Objectives: EF 10, EF 40, EF 100 (160/0.17)
  • Leitz Laborlux K Fluorescence Microscope
  • Objectives: EF 10/0.25, EF 40/0.65, EF 100/1.25 EL
  • Leica DM IL Inverted Microscope (CIRC)
  • Leica DM LB Research Grade Microscope, 10 x magnification, with light

Isotope lab

  • Fume Hoods (2)
  • Upright Refrigerator/freezer
  • Chemical storage cabinets (ventilated)

CIRC’s laboratories

Instruments and equipment listed below may be used by researchers and students after agreement with CIRC.

Lab 7a

  • KEBO Fume hood (160 x 70 cm) with sink and water
  • Memmert UM 400 Drying Oven (2)
  • Sink with soil trap
  • Refrigerator/Freezer

Lab 7b

  • Mettler Toledo AG204 Precision Balance
  • Sartorius Cubis MSE3.6P 000 DM Micro Balance
  • Mettler Toledo MP220 pH Meter
  • Mettler Toledo SevenCompact S230 Conductivity Meter
  • PerkinElmer LS 55 Fluorescence Spectrometer with Well-Plate Reader Accessory

Lab 14

  • Beckman Coulter Avanti J-20 XP Centrifuge
    • Rotors: JA-14 (14000 RPM), JA-25.50 (25000 RPM)
  • Sanyo MIR 253 Incubator (2)
  • Sanyo MLR 350 Environmental Test Chamber (1)
  • Sanyo MLR 351 Environmental Test Chamber (2)

Lab 15

  • FIAstar 5000 wet chemical analysis of nutrients (NH4, NO2/NO3, P) with Sampler 5027
  • Clarus 500 Gas Chromatograph with Turbo Matrix 40
  • Hamilton Microlab 500 BC
  • Metrohm Titration Machine with 805 Desimat, 808 Titrando, 712 Conductormeter)
  • Rainin Electronic Pipettes
  • Shimadzu TOC-V CPH with ASI-V
  • Mettler Toledo PB602-S Fact Precision Balance, 610 g capacity, 0.01 g accuracy

Lab 16

  • KEBO Fume hood (160 x 70 cm) with sink and water
  • Thermolyne 6000 Muffle furnace (CIRC)
  • Shaker cabinet
  • Memmert UM 400 Drying Ovens (4)
  • Retsch Ultra Centrifugal Mill ZM 100
  • Prutsieb JEL 200 Test Screening Machine
  • Thermolyne 1400 Furnace
  • KEBO fume hood (160 x 70 cm) with sink and water
  • ESCO Nordic Safe Class II safety cabinet
  • CertoClav Classic Autoclave
  • Brand Transferpette M12-300, 12-channel pipette
  • Infors Orbitron Shaker with rollers
  • Picarro CRDS Analyzer for Isotopic CO2
  • Upright Refrigerator/Freezer (1), Upright Freezer (1)

Lab 17

  • Milli-Q Ultra Pure water system, RiOs 5 and Mill-Q Gradient A10
  • Clean air hood (Fortuna Scanlaf Clear Air Cabinet)
  • Sink with soil trap
  • Jasco UV Spectrophotometer (V-650 with ASU-605 autoloader and NQF-720 vacuum pump)
  • Upright Refrigerator (1)/Upright Freezer (1)
  • Miele G 7883 CD Dishwasher with dryer
  • KEBO Fume Hood (160 x 70 cm) with sink and water
  • LabRum AB Acid fume hood (120 x 60 cm) with sink and water
  • Chemical storage cabinets (ventilated)

Other instruments and equipment

  • Termak KB 8000F Series Environmental Test Chamber
  • Mettler Spider 1S Scale, 3 kg capacity, 1 g accuracy
  • Canon EOS 350D Rebel XT Digital Camera
  • Heidolph MR 1000 Magnetic Mixer
  • HOBO U20 Water Level Logger U20-001-01
  • HOBO U24 Conductivity Logger
  • HOBO Waterproof Shuttle U-DTW-1
  • IKA Big Squid Magnetic Mixers
  • ISCO 6712
  • ISCO 750 Area Velocity Flow Module
  • Leica S6 D Stereo Scope
  • Onset-HOBO Data Logging Rain Gauge RG3 and RG3-M
  • Spot Gen III PLBs
  • Tinytag Plus
  • Tinytag Talk2
  • X-Terra 705 Metal Detector
  • YSI 556 MPS

Last modified: 27 November 2018