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.
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.
Plant Tissue and Sediment 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.
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.
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.
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.