Laboratory Infrastructure

Last Updated:
28/05/2020 - 22:27

We are carrying out a wide range of chemical and biological analyses with different types of equipment in the METU Limnology laboratory.

The list of laboratory equipment and their facilities:

Analytic Balance (Sartorius P2245 & Precisa): Analytic Weighing Purposes

Incubator (Nuve OT 012): Drying Purposes

Autoclave (Automatic steam sterilizer, ALP Model CL-32L): Used for Sterilizing and Other Purposes

Centrifuge (Eppendorf 5810 R): Chlorophyll-a Analysis

pH meter (Orion 410A+): Laboratory pH Analysis

Deep Freezer (-20): Storage of Samples

- Spectrophotometer (Perkin Elmer Lambda35): Spectrophotometric Analysis

High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (Waters): Pigment Analysis

Vortex (Heidolph): Chemical Analysis

Conductometer (Orion model 115): Conductivity and Salinity Measurements

Filtration Device(Millipore): Filtration of water samples

Magnetic Stirrer (Heidolph): Chemical Analysis

Multi-prob Oxygenmeter: Measurements of Physical and Chemical Parameters During Fieldwork

Skalar-Sanplus Autoanalyzer: Total Nitrogen, Nitrite, Nitrate and Ammonium Measurements

Stereo Microscope (LEICA MZ 6000) + Digital camera: Zooplankton Identification and Counting

Stereo Microscope (LEICA MZ 16) + Digital camera: Zooplankton Identification and Counting

Inverted microscope (LEICA DMI 4000B) + Digital camera: Plankton Identification and Counting

Inverted microscope (OLYMPUS): Plankton Identification and Counting