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Facilities & Services

Research Support Facilities

Field Operation Center (FOC) - Responsible for the maintenance of SERC's fleet of vehicles, airboats and saltwater boats, FOC keeps inventory of all equipment and record of all rental of vehicles.

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Student working in the CAChE Lab

CAChE Nutrient Analysis Core Facility - The core provides NELAC-certified analyses of dissolved and total nutrients, dissolved organic carbon (DOC), total organic carbon (TOC) and chlorophyll-a in fresh/salt waters and total P in solids and tissue samples. Additional , non-certified analyses include total N and C, salinity, pH, dissolved oxygen, temperature, turbidity, etc. 

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Blue Carbon Analysis Laboratory - Provides teaching, research, and service support for the analysis of plant and soil elements using state-of-the-art analytical equipment and techniques.

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The Bioinorganic and Environmental Analytical Facility (BEAF) - Formerly the Mercury Lab, SERCMLAB, is a recharge center that provides support to research programs in the lab and also has fee-based services for the scientific community both inside and outside the university. 

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Stable Isotope Laboratory (SIL) - Open since the 80s with just one mass spectrometer, the SIL has now expanded to included more equipment for researchers and students to use stable istopic approaches in biogeochemical projects. 

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The Periphyton (Algae) Analysis Laboratory - Provides services to evaluate how algae regulate the dynamics of ecosystems and how changes in the abundance of algae species can be used to diagnose sources of environmental change.

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