Research Labs

Brock’s Department of Earth Sciences is well equipped with both facilities and researchers.

The Department’s research laboratories include facilities such as radiocarbon dating, a recirculating sediment flume, a dendrochronology laboratory, a glacial micromorphology laboratory, palynology laboratory, sedigraph, cathodoluminescence microscopic analysis, atomic absorption spectrometry, petrographic image analysis equipment, digitizer, water quality analysis equipment, fluorometric analysis, stable isotope preparation, and a vitrinite reflectance/fluorescence workstation. These are supported by rock specimen preparation and drafting facilities, cold rooms, core storage facilities and Departmental collections. Departmental as well as University computing facilities are available. SEM and ICPMS facilities are also available within the Faculty of Mathematics and Science. The department shares the facilities of electronic, woodworking and glass blowing shops with other departments.