Palynology Laboratory

Facility/equipment: Facility

  • Location

    School of Geosciences Meston Building Old Aberdeen AB24 3UE

    United Kingdom

Description

The Palynology facility is a specially adapted laboratory for the use of hydrofluoric acid (HF) and other chemicals in the preparation of samples for the analysis of organic-walled microfossils. The lab is used in the production of samples for the use of PhD students and staff at the university, and clients in the hydrocarbon industry. The laboratory is equipped for the preparation of palynology mounts for analysis in the departmental microscopy laboratory.

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Hydrofluoric Acid
Hydrocarbons
Microscopic examination
Students
Industry