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Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Laboratories

We collect many types of samples while in the field, and bring them back to our laboratories for analysis.

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Collage of photos from labs.

Core and Sediment Storage, Processing, and Analytical Labs

Follow along on a photo tour of our core and sediment processing/analysis labs. Angela Tan, a USGS physical scientist, demonstrates the processes that a new core or sample of ocean sediment might go through, depending on research needs.

 

Screenshot from time-lapse video of sediment analysis in action.

Busy Day in the Sed Lab

Watch a time-lapse video of Angela Tan working in the Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center sediment analysis laboratory in Santa Cruz, California.

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