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California State University, Long Beach
Geological Sciences

Research Facilities

Signal Hill Environmental Chemistry Lab

Housed in the Department of Geosciences, this state-of-the art facility is funded with an endowment from Signal Hill Petroleum. It currently has an inner clean room with 2 conventional fume hoods and 1 laminar flow-hood, a DIONEX IC 5000 equipped with a DIONEX AS-DV autosampler for cation/anion analysis, a Perkin-Elmer LS 45 Fluorescence spectrometer, and a Cary 50 UV/Vis Spectrophotometer.

Los Angeles Basin Subsurface Data Center

The Center is a repository of subsurface data and logs for over 14,000 wells in southern California as well as offshore seismic data.

Institute for Integrated Research in Materials, Environment, and Society (IIRMES)

IIRMES is a joint research facility operated by the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and the College of Liberal Arts. It maintains extensive analytical equipment including an Agilent 7500ce ICP-MS with ASX-500 autosampler, GCB Optimas ICP-MS with laser ablation system, FEI Quanta 200 ESEM, and Agilent Technologies Gas Chromatographs (GC 7683B and 7890A series). For a complete list of instrumentation and contacts, click on the link.

Southern California Marine Institute (SCMI)

SCMI a consortium of several California State University Campuses, University of Southern California, and Occidental College. It provides access to three ocean-going research vessels, support staff, and dockside facilities.