Facilities

  Sampling Equipment

General Oceanics 1018 autonomous rosette - A state-of-the-art autonomous water sampling system designed for trace metal work - Australian National University

 

 

Mclane pumps - Large-volume in situ water pumps for particulate sample collection - ACE CRC

 

 

Teflon diaphragm pump and fish system - For the collection trace metal clean water for incubation trace element studies - Australian National University

 

 
 

Clean containers and laboratories - Mobile container laboratories for the processing of samples - CSIRO and Australian National University

 

 

     
  Shore-based Instrumentation

Quadrupole ICP-MS - Quadrupole ICP-MS with associated HPLC and cryogenic preconcentration systems for metalloid speciation - University of Canberra

 

  High resolution ICP-MS - High resolution ICP-MS for the determination of elements that suffer from spectral interferences at low concentrations - University of Canberra

 

 
  Multicollector ICP-MS - Two multicollector ICP-MS for the determination of elemental isotope ratios - Australian National University

 

 

     
 

ACIDTRACES - Trace metal clean ocean acidification incubator

The second generation of an incubation system that allows to control and monitor seawater pH while fulfilling open ocean trace metal clean requirements is in development - University of Otago

 

 
 

Automated and general Voltammetry Systems - A Metrohm VA 663 / Ecochemie potentionstat stet-up connected to a CETAC autosampler for trace metal speciation analysis is currently in the testing phase for Fe speciation titrations.  Additionally, two manual Metrohm VA 663 / Ecochemie stations are available for trace metal analysis - University of Otago

 

 
 

ESI-MS (Electrospray Ionisation Mass Spectrometry) - Characterization of marine metal binding ligands (e.g. siderophores) - University of Otago

 

 
 

CL-FIA (Chemiluminescent Flow Injection Analysis) - For analysis of Fe2+, Fe3+, H2O2 - ACE CRC, University of Otago