- Sediment and pollen processing laboratory A
fully equipped chemical lab with an exhaust hood, centrifuge, and drying ovens. A separate
microscope room with easy computer access to word processing and spreadsheet programs.
Software available for processing the pollen counts, producing pollen diagrams and data
files for computer analysis.
- Coring equipment Canoes and coring
platform along with a vibracore and Livingston-piston corers for obtaining sediment cores
from lake bottoms and marshes. Global positioning and electronic survey equipment.
- Refrigerated core storage room Eight
hundred cubic feet of cold storage for sediment cores.
- Computing equipment Gateway, Sun and
Macintosh personal computers with up-to-date statistics, graphics, publication,
presentation, e-mail and web programs. Ethernet connections to the GeoChem
(Geology-Chemistry) local area network, the Brown University network and to the Internet.
A dedicated Sun web server and file transfer protocol (ftp) site that enables the QE
members to share data and findings with fellow researchers through out the world.
Peripheral equipment: laser printers, color ink-jet printers, a poster printer/plotter,
scanners and a digital camera.