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Geology Facilities

Two dedicated computer labs that are shared with Geography (see Geography page for more detailed information).

Rigaku Mini-flex X-ray diffractometer with computer hookup and software for precise mineral identification

12 channel seismic reflection/refraction survey system

Laser theodelite for precise surveying/mapping

GPS satellite surveying equipment

12'-long stream table for fluvial studies

Thin section and rock prep laboratory, including saws, grinders, and polishers

Nikon research petrographic microscope with digital photo set-up

Extensive rock and mineral sample collections

Varian ICPMS for trace element geochemistry with microwave sample digestion apparatus, shared with the Chemistry Department

Teaching/student binocular microscopes and petrographic microscopes


Department of Geography & Geology
University of Nebraska - Omaha
Omaha, NE 68182
Tel. (402) 554 2662