Geochemical Preparation Laboratory (GPL)

Referente
Maria Chiara Dalconi

Attività

The laboratory is dedicated to preparation of ground solid samples, sediment and water samples for geochemical and chemical analysis. GPL is equipped with two fume hoods and a wide range of tools, equipment and containers to handle solutions and liquid samples.

Strumentazione

  • A Milli-Q pure water system produces 18 MΩ.cm water for analytical geochemistry.
  • The laboratory houses a graphitization line dedicated to sample preparation for radiocarbon dating. It consists in a stainless steel vacuum line for production of graphite from carbon dioxide for subsequent AMS (Accelerator Mass Spectrometer) measurements (AMS is an external facility).
  • Benchtop centrifuges 10k and 5k rpm.

Sede

Dipartimento di Geoscienze - via G. Gradenigo, 6 - 35131 Padova (Italy)

Contatti

Lab manager: Maria Chiara Dalconi - Tel. +39 0498279163

Technical staff: Lisa Santello - Tel. +39 0498279131

The laboratory is also managed in collaboration with CNR personnel – Andrea Fasson (e-mail: andrea.fasson@igg.cnr.it)

Norme di accesso
PDF icon Rules of access to the laboratory - GPL.pdf

Dettagli

Access to the Geochemical Preparation Laboratory is allowed upon reservation

LABORATORY ACCESS BOOKING CALENDAR

and presentation of the following documentation:

1) Authorization to access the laboratories

2) Certificate of successful completion of the following courses (at first access):


PERSONALE ITALIANO:

FORMAZIONE SPECIFICA per ATTIVITA' A RISCHIO ALTO (Base 12 h):

https://elearning.unipd.it/formazione/course/view.php?id=199

FORMAZIONE SPECIALISTICA per il corretto utilizzo delle attrezzature del laboratorio e delle procedure di lavoro (Dichiarazioni di addestramento)

 

FOREIGN STAFF:

The course is for undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. students and any others who require access to the laboratories       

GENERAL TRAINING (4 hours): https://elearning.unipd.it/formazione/course/view.php?id=114

SPECIFIC TRAININGhttps://elearning.unipd.it/formazione/course/index.php?categoryid=30 (chemical and electrical risk)

SPECIALISTIC TRAINING for the correct use of laboratory equipment and work procedures (Training reports)


 

Please consider that to unlock the laboratory door you need an access badge. Whenever you start a new contract or bursary, you have to request activation for your badge, please contact the lab manager.

For any further information, please contact the lab manager M. Chiara Dalconi (e-mail: mariachiara.dalconi@unipd.it) or Lisa Santello (e-mail: lisa.santello@unipd.it)

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