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ABC/J Research Infrastructure

Geoverbund ABC/J has an unique infrastructure at its locations in the fields of analytics and high-performance computing.

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Geo-dating Platform

The platform includes CologneAMS, Cologne Luminescence Lab, and Cologne/Bonn ICPMS facility.

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Bioanalytical and Environmental Analysis Platform

Research foci are high capacity and next generation sequencing systems for ecotoxicological investigations, bioanalytical methods, mesocosms, mass spectrometric systems for ultra-trace analysis, high resolution mass spectrometry coupled to HRGC and UHPLC, pyrolysis coupled to GC/MS, and compound specific stable isotopes.

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TERENO Terrestrial Environmental Observatories

Terrestrial Environmental Observatories (TERENO)

TERENO is a network of four terrestrial observatories in Germany for long-term environmental observation (>15 years).

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Jülich Observatory for Cloud Evolution (JOYCE)

JOYCE operates ground-based active and passive remote sensing instruments for cloud and precipitation observations.

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Isotope and Element Analysis Platform

The platform includes e.g. Gas IRMS, noble Gas MS, MC-ICPMS, X-ray, gas chromatography, and molecular-scale isotope modelling.

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In Situ High Resolution Analysis Platform

The Earth Science department at Bonn hosts several facilities that permit high-spatial-resolution characterization of geological samples. These include a 193 nm rF UV Excimer laser system and an electron microprobe.

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Geophysics & Geodesy Platform

The geodesy platform comprises a unique set of space-geodetic, remote sensing and satellite-derived data sets and methods.

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Advanced Imaging and Electron Microscopy Platform

3-D imaging and high resolution analysis of geological samples, including electron microprobe, micro-CT imaging, Fe-REM, Confocal laser scanning and fluorescence microscopy, Raman

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Centre of Quaternary Science & Geoarchaeology (QSGA)

The centre coordinates research projects, groups and laboratories of the Earth Science and Archaeology Institutes of the Universities of Cologne, Bonn and Aachen.

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Vibrational Spectroscopy Platform

The Raman laboratory at the Institute for Geosciences at Bonn University runs a state-of-the-art confocal Raman spectrometer system.

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