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Pipetting samples into DNA sequencerEvolution
Researchers monitoring wetland areaBioavailability
Processing samples in organics labTrophic Ecology
Trophic Ecology
Geochemical reactions in small pool seen by green and brown coloursGeochemistry
Invasive Golden Star tunicateInvasion Biology
Invasion Biology
Student sampling water in wetland areaAquatic Ecology
Aquatic Ecology
Bacterium feeding on arsenicBiogeochemistry

Organic Analysis

GLIER Analytical Organic Laboratory is accredited for PCBs and pesticides by the Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation (CALA) since 1997. We perform a wide range of analyses on environmental samples for chemicals such as PCBs (planar & non-coplanar), Pesticides, PAHs, PBDEs, Dioxins and Volatile Organic Halogens. We conduct analytical tests for governmental agencies and educational institutions in North America and throughout the world.

Facility Supervisor: Nargis Ismail, Ph.D.
Room 220
Phone: (519) 253.3000 Ext. 3450
Fax: (519) 971.3616 
email:  Nargis

Hours of Operation: 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday 


Agilent 7890A GC System
FID, Micro ECD, capillary columns, PC (Windows) based data system (Agilent CHEMSTATION software)
Agilent 6890 GC System
FID, Micro ECD, capillary columns, PC (Windows) based data system (Agilent CHEMSTATION software).
Agilent 6890 GC System
HP 5973 MSD electron ionization (EI) full-scan mode and selected ion monitoring (SIM) mode with quadrapole analyzer, operates PC (Windows) based data system (HP CHEMSTATION software).
Waters GCT Premier ToF mass spectrometer with EI/CI sources, an Agilent 6890 GC and accurate mass capabilities.


User fees are charged in order to generate funds to maintain the equipment. 

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