marine science

Sedimentology Laboratory (SL)

sedimentology-laboratory-219x150The sedimentology laboratory is one of the core laboratories of NCESS since its inception. The laboratory has facility for both wet and dry sample analysis. The wet analysis includes the preparation of samples for textural, mineralogical, geochemical and clay mineralogical analysis. The laboratory has a deep freezer for storing and archiving the sediment samples and sediment cores. The laboratory is used extensively by the research students/project fellows and at a given time more than 5-6 persons work in the laboratory. The laboratory is opened even during the late hours for the students to complete the work. The dry unit of the laboratory has a facility for sieving the sediment samples for grain size distribution.