Department of Geography and the Environment

GeoSciences Lab

CLA 3.510

Principal Investigator: Dr. Edgardo M. Latrubesse – Professor
Lab Manager/Technician: Dr. Samia Aquino da Silva

This facility concentrates on water analysis and Isotope Dating on sediments. Pb210 dating can be used to estimate accretion rates. Alpha Spectrometry, performed with an 8 counters Alpha Spectrometer ORTEC Octete Plus, is used to the analysis. Physical-chemical analyses of water and determinations of suspended sediment concentration-SSC are conducted with Millipore Filtering System.


  • Department of Geography and the Environment

    The University of Texas at Austin
    305 E. 23rd Street
    CLA building, main office- CLA 3.306
    Austin, TX 78712
    512-471-5116