Geology

The objective of the Geology Laboratory is to provide support to other laboratories in the preparation and characterization of different types of samples in different areas of research such as agronomy, environmental studies, paleoclimatic and paleooceanographic studies, geology and geotechnics.

This laboratory consists of several different areas, including the preparation of samples, mineral preparation and sedimentology, milling room, balance room, preparation of thin films and soil micromorphology, along with the preparation of samples for dating of cosmogenic nuclides.