BiotronWestern Science

Analytical Services

The Analytical Services laboratory is located on the lower ground floor of the Biotron.  Providing analytical services for students, staff and faculty members on campus as well as researchers from other universities, government agencies and industries who need to know the chemical composition of a wide range of materials, from rocks, sediments, marine and glacial deposits, coal, ores, soil, water, air, and plants.

The laboratory is a fully equipped, central analytical laboratory with state-of-the-art instrumentation including inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry, ion chromatography,and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry for environmental analyses, along with a dry soils and mineral laboratory and dry sample preparation area.

Our technicians are highly skilled and able to assist you in your research goals.  Be it questions regarding your samples or assistance on your lab equipment, we are here to help.