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Vrije Universiteit Brussel – Analytical, Environmental and Geo- Chemistry

Vrije Universiteit Brussel – Analytical, Environmental and Geo- Chemistry

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Pleinlaan 2
B-1050 Brussel

Contact
Name
email
phone
website

Research line
Geology, Paleoclimatology, Ecology

Topics
paleoenvironmental research
paleoclimatological research
ecological research

Isotopes
2H, 13C, 15N, 18O, 87Sr

Instruments

Amsterdam VU University – Dept. of Earth Sciences – Stable Isotope Laboratory

Amsterdam VU University – Dept. of Earth Sciences – Stable Isotope Laboratory

De Boelelaan 1085, 1081HV Amsterdam, NL

Contact: 
Hubert Vonhof
h.b.vonhof@vu.nl
31(0)205987366/5987308

Research line:       
Geology

Isotopes:       
13C, 15N, 18O, 2H, 32S

Topics
Paleoclimatology
Paleoceanography
Hydrology
Archeology
Forensics
Reservoir studies (oil gas and water)

Instruments:
DI-IRMS Kiel, GC/IRMS, EA/C/IRMS, EA/P/IRMS

Thermo Finnigan MAT 252 with Kiel device
Thermo Finnigan Delta + with Gasbench II
Thermo Finnigan Delta XP with Flash combustion furnace and TC-EA pyrolysis furnace

Ghent University – Isotope Bioscience Laboratory (ISOFYS)

Ghent University – Isotope Bioscience Laboratory  (ISOFYS)

Coupure Links 653, 9000 Gent, B

Contact
Prof. Pascal Boeckx
Pascal.Boeckx@UGent.be
Ugent Stable Isotope Facility
32(0)92646000

Research line
Analytical development, Ecology, Geology

Topics
agronomy, biogeochemistry, ecology, paleoclimatology, hydrology, climate change impacts and adaptation, soil conservation and isotope forensics
new analytical protocols for stable isotopes

Isotopes
13C, 15N, 18O, 2H

Instruments
EA/C/IRMS, TC-EA/IRMS, TG-IRMS, GC/C/IRMS, LC/C/IRMS, SIRIS

EA-IRMS: ANCA-SL (Autom N C Analyser – Solids and Liquids) / SerCon 20-20 IRMS (SysCon electronics)
TC-EA-IRMS: A Sercon ht furnace (1400ºC thermal decomp elem analyser) / Sercon 20-20 IRMS (SysCon electronics)
TG-IRMS: ANCA-TGII (Autom N C Analyser – Trace Gases) / SerCon 20-20 IRMS (SysCon electronics) with cryogenic trapping and focusing of samples
GC-IRMS: A Finnigan Trace GC Ultra with combustion interface (GC combustion III) coupled to a Finnigan DeltaplusXP
LC-IRMS: A Finnigan Surveyor HPLC with LC-IsoLINK interface coupled to a Finnigan DeltaPLUSXP
Wavelength-Scanned Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy Analyser Isotopic Water Analyser: Model L1102-i, Picarro

Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research – Marine Organic Biogeochemistry

Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research – Marine Organic Biogeochemistry

PO Box 59, 1790 AB den Burg
Landsdiep 4, 1797 SZ  ‘t Horntje, Texel, NL

Contact
Stefan Schouten
Stefan.Schouten@nioz.nl
31(0)222369565

Research line
Geology, Paleoclimatology, Ecology

Topics
paleoenvironmental research
paleoclimatological research
ecological research
microbiological research

Isotopes
13C, 15N, 18O, 2H

Instruments
GC/IRMS, EA/C/IRMS, HT-EA/IRMS, GC/P/IRMS, LC/C/IRMS, DI-IRMS Kiel

Thermo Delta Plus with EA and GasBench
Thermo Delta Plus XL with HT-EA and GC-Py
Thermo Delta V with GC-combustion
Thermo Delta V with EA and LC-Isolink
Thermo Delta V with GC-Isolink (C and Py)
Kiel 253 with Kiel IV Carbonate device (shared with Geology department)

Utrecht University – Earth Sciences

Utrecht University – Earth Sciences

PO Box 80.021, 3508 TA Utrecht
Princetonlaan 8, 3584 CB Utrecht, NL

Contact
Michiel Kienhuis
m.v.m.kienhuis@uu.nl
31(0) 6 37338646

Research line
Ecology, Geology, Microbiology, Paleoclimatology

Topics
Stratigraphy & paleontology : astronomical timescales and paleoclimate
Marine Geochemistry and Chemical Oceanography: marine sediments /overlying water column, eastern Mediterranean.
Organic Geochemistry: the natural environment (i.e. water, soil, sediments), rocks and fossil fuels.
Experimental Biogeochemistry: environmental relevant processes under controlled conditions.
Geochemical Modeling: improving the quantitative understanding of the cycling of bioactive elements.
Petrology group: stable isotope biomarkers for early life. Volcanism crater lakes and natural pollution.
Paleoecology
Biomarine Sciences: studying Paleoclimate

Isotopes
13C, 15N, 18O, 2H, 32S, 37Cl, Clumped oxygen isotopes (and others, like 29Si, 44Ca and heavier elements with nanoSIMS)

Instruments
DI-IRMS ISOCARB, DI-IRMS Kiel, EA/C/IRMS, TOC/IRMS, GC/C/IRMS, LA/IRMS, GC/IRMS, nanoSIMS

VG SIRA-24 EM, a dual inlet machine equipped with an ISOCARB.
Thermo Finnigan MAT with Kiel-III Device.
Thermo DeltaV with isolink Elemental Analyser and/or TCEA.
Thermo DeltaplusXP with GC-C-III.
Thermo Delta-V with laser-ablation/GC-C-III in development.
Thermo Delta-V with either a GasBench-II or a GC-C-III.
Ordered: Thermo MAT253 plus with a Kiel-IV for clumped carbonate isotopes.
Cameca NanoSIMS 50L for multi elemental and stable isotope ratio measurements and imaging.
A set of vacuum lines for offline preparation of samples.