Scientific Facilities & Services Analytical Café Thorium Radioanalytical Facility Analytical support for the detection of natural and man-made radionuclides in environmental samples. Fourier-Transform Mass Spectrometry Facility Sample analyses requiring the ultrahigh resolution and mass accuracy. Isotope Geochemistry Facility Noble gas abundance and isotope ratio measurements for seawater and fresh waters, rocks, and other materials. Micropaleontology Mass Spectrometry Facility Analysis of calcium carbonate samples by Finnigan MAT253 mass spectrometer systems. Northeast National Ion Microprobe Facility Measuring the abundances of diverse trace elements and stable and radiogenic isotopes at micron scales. National Ocean Sciences AMS Facility Providing analyses of 14C at natural abundance levels. Nutrient Analytical Facility Quantifying bio-element concentrations in environmental samples. Organic Geochemistry Analysis Laboratory A GCxGC facility providing high resolution gas chromatography. Organic Mass Spectrometry Facility Isotopic and compositional compound specific and bulk analyses of carbon and nitrogen. Plasma Mass Spectrometry Facility Trace metal and isotope ratio measurements. Seawater Facilities Experimental seawater facilities are available in Redfield, Shore Laboratory and the Environmental Systems Laboratory. Imaging Advanced Imaging and Visualization Laboratory Image system design, development, and acquisition for unique and hostile environments. Computerized Scanning and Imaging Facility Two- and three-dimensional visualizations of internal structures. Creative Services Designers, illustrators, photographers, and technicians specializing in ocean science, engineering, and education. Sea-going Science Support CTD Calibration Laboratory CTD instrument calibration and hydrographic support. Diving Program Open-circuit SCUBA, closed-circuit rebreathers, and surface-supplied diving systems. Instruments Multi-faceted oceanographic instrument development and support. WHOI Buoy Operations Mooring design and fabrication plus at-sea support and logistics. MISO Deep-sea digital imaging equipment and associated sensors and acoustic transponders. UNOLS East Coast Winch Pool Maintaining, preparing, and repairing portable winches used in the fleet. Vehicles Autonomous, tethered, and human-occupied vehicle expertise. Field Instrumentation and eXperiment Implementation Team Designing, deploying, and maintaining moored instruments and data derived from them. Upper Ocean Processes Group Providing technical support to upper ocean and air-sea research programs. WHOI Long Core Capable of recovering undisturbed deep sea sediment cores up to 150 feet long. Skilled Trades Skilled Trades Carpenters, electricians, mechanics, welders, and experimental machinists working side-by-side with researchers to find innovative ways to obtain and record information about the oceans.