Arikaree Environmental Laboratory

The Arikaree Lab is the environmental chemistry laboratory for the Niwot Ridge Long-Term Ecological Research Program (LTER). It facilitates analysis of air, snow, water, and soil samples collected by faculty and graduate students from alpine and sub-alpine ecosystems for major solutes and nutrients.

Equipment includes

  • Metrohm 761 Compact Ion Chromatograph
  • Lachat QuikChem 8500 Spectrophotometric Flow Injection Analyzer
  • OI Analytical Flow Solution IV Spectrophotometric Analyzer
  • Perkin Elmer AAnalyst 200 Atomic Absorption Spectrometer
  • Accumet AR10 pH Meter
  • Mettler Toledo SevenEasy Conductivity Meter
  • Shimadzu TOC-V CSN Total Organic Carbon Analyzer
  • BioTek Synergy 2 Multi-Detection Microplate Reader
  • Picarro L1102-i Isotopic Liquid Water Analyzer
  • Several muffle furnaces

Contact Information

4001 Discovery Drive
SEEL 150
Boulder, CO 80303