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Gamma Spectroscopy

The gamma spectroscopy facility includes well and planar detectors.

Alpha Scintillation

The alpha scintillation facility includes short-lived radium detectors and standard radon detectors


The nutrient lab can analyze for a number of nutrients including nitrate, nitrite, ammonium, phosphate, silicate and more.

Carbon/Nitrogen Elemental Analysis

This facility typically only analyzes for carbon and nitrogen, but is also capable of analyzing for hydrogen and sulfur.



The WHOI Plasma Mass Spectrometry (or ICP) Facility is a laboratory for trace metal and isotope ratio measurements