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Sawyer Environmental Chemistry Research Lab


 

About SECRL

The Sawyer Environmental Chemistry Research Laboratory employs advanced analytical techniques and state of the art instrumentation to perform a variety of analyses. The SECRL strives to provide high quality data by adhering to appropriate quality assurance guidelines and quality control procedures and by participating in inter-laboratory comparison performance evaluation studies. Laboratory samples range widely from marine and lake sediments to biological tissue to natural waters.

Photos

Below are a collection of photos taken from the Sawyer Environmental Chemistry Research Laboratory.

Click the images below to enlarge:

Preparing the sediment corer for sampling Sediment coring on Little Long Pond
Preparing the sediment corer for sampling
- Mud Pond

 
Sediment coring on Little Long Pond

 
Microwave sample digestion Suzhong Tian preparing samples
Microwave sample digestion

 
Suzhong Tian preparing samples for
colorimetric phosphorus analysis

 
Dianne Kopec & Tiffany Wilson Karen Merritt & Dr. Aria Amirbahman
Dianne Kopec & Tiffany Wilson
analyzing samples for mercury


 
Karen Merritt & Dr. Aria Amirbahman
sampling Penobscot River sediment porewaters
Photo courtesy of C. Schmitt
 
Central Laboratory Area Ortho-phosphate analysis
Central Laboratory Area
 
Ortho-phosphate analysis
 
Tiffany Wilson and Dr. Steve Norton Ken Hoyt extracts sample from Maine
Tiffany Wilson and Dr. Steve Norton
sectioning sediment core
 
Ken Hoyt extracts samples
from a Maine sea urchin
 
Catherine Wakely loads autosampler Colorimetric phosphorous analysis
Catherine Wakely loads her project
samples for metals analysis
 
Colorimetric phosphorus analysis

 
Lynel Winters prepares samples Field Sampling
Lynel Winters prepares her marine
samples for mercury analysis
Field sampling on the Narraguagus River

Sawyer Environmental Chemistry Research Laboratory
5764 Sawyer Research Center
The University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469
Phone: (207) 581-3288 | Fax: (207) 581-3290


The University of Maine
, Orono, Maine 04469
207-581-1110
A Member of the University of Maine System