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Geological Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3022
Moscow, ID 83844-3022
phone: (208) 885-6192

Research Facilities

URO Electron Microscopy Center (McClure 120)
Capabilities include a variety of analytical tools: SEM, TEM, X-ray Microanalysis, Powder XRD, Polarized and Fluorescence Light Microscopy. Sample preparation includes: carbon & noble-metal coaters, critical point dryer, ultramicrotome
» Contact: Tom Williams
Trimble GPS Receivers
We possess dual-frequency, high-precision GPS units with rover and base station capabilities
» Contacts: Jerry Fairley
Ground-Based LiDAR System
Managed jointly with the College of Natural Resources, we offer high-precision terrain mapping with a Leica ScanStation 2 terrestrial laser scanner, high-performance field laptop, tripods, HDS targets, and more
» Contact: Jerry Fairley
Groundwater Field Laboratory
A unique teaching/research laboratory on the UI campus for the study of ground water resources and hydrogeology
» Contact: Jerry Fairley
Geological Sciences Computer Lab (McClure 216)
Computing facility with 13 workstations
» Contact: Lance Deverich
Rock Preparation Facility (Mines Bldg)
For rock cutting and crushing, preparing polished sections and for drafting and photography
» Contact: Dennis Geist
Aqueous and Soil Chemistry Laboratory (PSES / Soil Sciences)
The Department of Plant, Soil, and Entomological Sciences (PSES) hosts a variety of resources, including a state-of-the-art ICP AES and HPLC chemical laboratory
» Learn more about Soil Chemistry ICP