Geography’s palaeoecology laboratory is used for the preparation of palaeoecological microfossil (eg pollen, diatom) microscope slides.
Included in our sample preparation facilities are:
- two large fumehoods (with water wash down for use with acids)
- precision balances
- magnetic separators
- hotplates and water bath
- a high quality water system
- high specification centrifuge equipment for use in pollen density separation procedures