Infrastructure - alphabetical list

Aqueous chemistry involves a wide range of techniques and methods, from freeze drying and heating to instruments for measurement of chemical components. Photo: Gunn Kristin Tjoflot, UiO
Published May 12, 2019 9:34 AM

The Aqueous Chemistry Laboratory provides analysis of major and trace element compositions in natural waters and sediments. The lab provides data to research in environmental geosciences and for studies in disciplines related to pollution and environmental geosciences at the Dept. of Geosciences.  It also has years of experience in providing analyses to a range of external clients.

Illustration: Cell-Lab
Published Sep. 18, 2019 9:22 AM

The cell laboratory is completely equipped for culturing mammalian cells and has instruments for measuring and controlling the oxygen level in the cells' micro environment. Cell irradiation facilities include a 220 kV X-ray machine as well as a cell irradiation set-up and a cell laboratory in connection with Oslo Cyclotron Laboratory for proton irradiation.

 

Compute nodes at Center for analysis of astrophysics data
Published May 3, 2019 3:31 PM

Center for analysis of astrophysical data is an IT resource for the center of excellence RoCS, EU-projects, NFR projects at Institute for theoretical astrophysics and a resource for scientists and students at the institute and international colaborators.

The Electron Microprobe Laboratory at the Department of Geoscience, University of Oslo. Photo: Gunn Kristin Tjoflot, UiO
Published May 12, 2019 10:00 AM

The Electron Microprobe Analyzer (EMPA) provides in-situ qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis of minerals and other solid materials at the micrometer scale. We have extensive experience in performing high-quality microanalyses for research and education at the Dept. of Geosciences, Material Sciences and other Institutes at UiO, for other Norwegian and Nordic research institutions as well as for industry clients.

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Published May 9, 2019 10:00 AM

Finse Alpine Research Center, located in the northwestern part of the Hardangervidda mountain plateau. Seminars and meetings, as well as university field courses, are regularly held in the conference unit.

Published Nov. 13, 2019 7:36 AM

The lab in Forskningsparken houses a JEOL JIB-4500, a dual-beam focused ion beam (FIB) that allows sample preparation and investigation. The system is equipped with a Kleindiek micro manipulator needle, as well as a Kleindiek two-point electrical characterization system. The system is often used in conjunction with TEM-lamella fabrication.

Water wave tank
Published May 3, 2019 4:46 PM

The function of the Hydrodynamic lab is to provide space, facilities, and equipment for physical, coastal and ocean research.

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Published Nov. 13, 2019 8:01 AM

The Instrument Laboratory is a mechanical workshop that serve primarily the faculty of mathematics and natural sciences as a partner in developments and prototyping of new instruments for experimental sciences.

Published May 3, 2019 3:33 PM

The InVivo facility is an approved establishment, and provides in vivo infrastructure for research.

House
Published May 9, 2019 9:51 AM

The University of Oslo have a marine biological station in Drøbak that includes a research station (Biologen), established in 1894, and a lodging and conference centre (Tollboden), established in 1860.

PCB mounting lab
Published June 26, 2019 10:31 AM

The NANO laboratories at the Department of Informatics provide resources for future research and innovation in nanoelectronics(microelectronics). The facilities will enable advanced research on system design in silicon with direct relevance to Norwegian world-leading nanoelectronics industry.

Published May 3, 2019 4:11 PM

The Department of Chemistry maintains and operates an advanced state-of-the-art NMR laboratory with a fleet of 8 instruments in the range from 200 MHz to 800 MHz.

Reagent tubes
Published May 9, 2019 10:14 AM

The Norwegian Culture Collection of Algae, NORCCA, maintained and owned by the Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA) and the University of Oslo (UiO), includes algal strains from the two institutes and the former Danish algal culture collection SCCAP.

Published Nov. 13, 2019 5:34 PM

The node at the University of Oslo hosts two Transmission Electron Microscopes (TEM) that are part of the NORTEM national infrastructure. The instruments are fully equipped for structural, compositional and optoelectrical characterization of materials. We additionally have holders and systems for performing experiments at high and low temperatures, in-situ electrical biasing, and for studying in-operando solid-gas reactions.

Published Nov. 13, 2019 5:22 PM

The node at the University of Oslo hosts two Transmission Electron Microscopes (TEM) that are part of the NORTEM national infrastructure. The instruments are fully equipped for structural, compositional and optoelectrical characterization of materials. We additionally have holders and systems for performing experiments at high and low temperatures, in-situ electrical biasing, and for studying in-operando solid-gas reactions.

Published Nov. 13, 2019 5:53 PM

The node at the University of Oslo hosts two Transmission Electron Microscopes (TEM) that are part of the NORTEM national infrastructure. The instruments are fully equipped for structural, compositional and optoelectrical characterization of materials. We additionally have holders and systems for performing experiments at high and low temperatures, in-situ electrical biasing, and for studying in-operando solid-gas reactions.

Published Nov. 13, 2019 5:58 PM

The node at the University of Oslo hosts two Transmission Electron Microscopes (TEM) that are part of the NORTEM national infrastructure. The instruments are fully equipped for structural, compositional and optoelectrical characterization of materials. We additionally have holders and systems for performing experiments at high and low temperatures, in-situ electrical biasing, and for studying in-operando solid-gas reactions.

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Published May 9, 2019 10:19 AM

The Norwegian Sequencing Centre is a national technology core facility offering sequencing services on the HiSeq X, HiSeq 3000/4000, HiSeq 2500, NextSeq 500 & MiSeq instruments from Illumina, and also the Sequel from Pacific Biosciences.

The Thermo TSQ 8000 (gas chromatograph - triple quadrupole mass spectrometer) is the main instrument in the lab, and provides sensitive analyses of for example biomarkers in petroleum. Photo: Gunn Kristin Tjoflot, UiO
Published May 12, 2019 10:03 AM

In the Organic Geochemistry Laboratorium we analyse organic components in oils and environmental samples. The lab has over the years served as a research laboratory for several masters and PhD students in petroleum and environmental geosciences.  The lab does not offer analyses, but the lab's instruments may by appointment be used by students and academic staff under the supervison of the lab personell.

imaging platform
Published May 9, 2019 10:17 AM

The Norwegian Molecular Imaging Consortium (NorMIC) is a FUGE technology platform, aiming to strengthen and develop research in functional genomics in Norway. 

An example for a measurement instrument used in physical oceanography – the Ekman current meter which is used to measure flow in the water. Photo: Eyvind Aas, UiO
Published Oct. 17, 2019 3:31 PM

Several marine instruments are used in the field both in teaching activities in physical oceanography in the Oslo-fjord and for research activities at Department of Geosciences, UiO. The main instrument is the CTD (conductivity-temperature-depth) permanently mounted onboard on one of the UiOs research vessels – F/F Trygve Braarud.

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Published Sep. 18, 2019 9:37 AM

PoreLab is a Norwegian Center of Excellence created in 2017 and situated at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, and the University of Oslo (UiO). It focuses on the physics of porous media using experimental, theoretical and computational methods.

RV Bjørn Føyn and RV Trygve Braarud. Photo.
Published May 9, 2019 10:29 AM

The University of Oslo and the faculty of natural sciences has two research vessels in the Oslo Fjord, F/F Trygve Braarud (70') og F/F Bjørn Føyn (40').

The scanning electron microscope gives high resolution imaging of the smallest details of a rock surface. Photo: Gunn Kristin Tjoflot, UiO
Published May 12, 2019 10:09 AM

The scanning electron microscope (SEM) at the Dept. of Geosciences is a variable pressure FEG-SEM with dual EDS and high-resolution EBSD and cathodoluminescence (CL) system.  The SEM aids researchers and students, over a broad range of research fields: sedimentology, environmental, petroleum, structural and isotope geology, petrology, mineralogy, and micropaleontology. Services are also provided to industry and other clients when capacity is available.

Landing the drone after a successful flight by pilot and operator of the drone Trond Eiken, Senior Engineer at the Department of Geosciences. Photo: Sebastian Westermann, UiO
Published Oct. 22, 2019 12:05 PM

The Drone Lab at Dept. of Geosciences is operating drones to take high resolution photos of terrain and objects from the air. The drone is operated by a certified pilot. Our main drone, a Camflight C8, can cover areas of more than 1 km2 in one flight with a ground resolution of 3.5 cm at max altitude of 120 m. Lower height give higher resolution. Surveying of control points for georeferencing are offered by GNNS or classical surveying methods dependent on accuracy requirements. It is used in research and teaching, and services are also provided to external clients.

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Published Nov. 13, 2019 7:23 AM

The flow laboratory together with the friction and interface lab from the Dept. of Geosciences provides high quality of analysis for UiO researchers and external partners. The laboratory also provides teaching at the Dept. of physics. The laboratory is used in the physics department to analyze different types of samples ranging from monitoring crystal growth to the characterization of biological materials.

From left: The Atomic Force Microscope –Nanowizard/JPK; the white light interferometer profilometer – ContourGT/Bruker; The HADES apparatus/ ESRF /Grenoble, France. Photo: Yi Hu
Published May 24, 2019 9:47 AM

The Friction and Interface Laboratory is used in Earth Science to analyse rock samples, and other geo-materials, biological samples could also be analysed. The laboratory was newly upgraded in the past 3 years and interconnects with the Flow Laboratory at the Dept. of Physics. Together they provide high quality analyses for UIO researchers and external partners. The lab also provides teaching at the Dept. of Geosciences.

The ICPMS lab infrastructure consists of several instruments but the main "work" is done by the multicollector MC-ICPMS and the quadrupole Q-ICPMS instrument. Photo: Gunn K. Tjoflot, UiO
Published May 12, 2019 10:16 AM

In the ICPMS mass spectrometry lab we analyse isotopic ratios and elemental concentrations in solid matter and solutions. The lab is used primarily for U-Pb and Lu-Hf analysis of zircon as well as trace element analysis of solid matter and solutions, but other types of analyses/samples are possible. The lab has over the years provided analyses of high quality for our own researchers and partners, and for teaching at the Dept. of Geosciences.

The IGGL laboratory is equipped with a variety of state-of-the-art instruments for paleomagnetic and rock-magnetic analyses. Photo: IGGL/UiO
Published May 12, 2019 10:32 AM

The Ivar Giæver Geomagnetic Laboratory (IGGL) is a Norwegian national research infrastructure for geomagnetism, paleomagnetism and rock magnetism hosted by CEED, UiO. The lab provides (after application and by agreement) researchers in Norway and abroad access to state-of-the-art research facilities. The lab is located at Campus Blindern (UiO), Oslo.

The flux-tower infrastructure at Finse is a robust research instrument with sensors to collect data for fluxes of heat, CO2 and H2O exchange processes in cold regions. Photo: LATICE, UiO
Published May 29, 2020 7:53 AM

The LATICE-Flux Infrastructure Lab consist of a stationary and a mobile eddy-covariance flux system. The stationary flux-tower is installed at the Finse Alpine Research Centre – Norway. Both the stationary and the mobile instruments measure energy-, CO2- and H2O-fluxes, in addition to standard meteorological parameters. The lab is built up and managed by the research group LATICE, Dept. of Geosciences, UiO.

Research in the MicroPalLab. Pictures are from left: I) A foraminifera living on the seafloor. Photo: E. Alve. Microfossils: II) Rhaetipollis germanicus (pollen), III) Rhaetogonyaulax rhaetica (dinoflagelatte cyst). The palynomorphs are Late Triassic in age (ca 210 million years old), and taken from the Kössen Formation, Austria. Photo/Microscopy II/III: W. Kürschner.
Published May 28, 2020 9:03 AM

The Micropaleontology- and Palynological Lab (MicroPalLab) is used by two research disciplines. The facilities are used both for cultivation, extraction and identification of living and dead seafloor micro-organisms, and to study sedimentary organic matter and palynomorphs (organic walled microfossils) from sedimentary rock samples. The lab is used both in research- and teaching activities at the Dept. of Geosciences.

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Published June 28, 2019 12:26 PM

The Superconductivity laboratory in Oslo is part of the department of Physics. It is a world leading facility involved in the study of flux dynamics in superconducting materials, and the characterization of magnetic and superconducting structures.