Scientific Facilities & Services
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.
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.
WHOI Plasma Facility
Measuring a variety of isotope ratios and major, trace, rare earth element concentrations.
Experimental seawater facilities are available in Redfield, Shore Laboratory and the Environmental Systems Laboratory.
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.
Designers, illustrators, photographers, and technicians specializing in ocean science, engineering, and education.
UNOLS East Coast Winch Pool
Maintaining, preparing, and repairing portable winches used in the fleet.
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.
Providing Networking, Systems, HPC, Programming, Business Systems, and Technical support, specializing in ocean science, engineering and administrative support.
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.