The members of PEER run major research facilities, some of them unique. Please find below an overview of the facilties which are open to interested researchers.

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CIENS

NIVA Research Facility Solbergstrand

Experimental facilities

Marine , Water , Biodiversity and Land Use , Fragile Environments , Environmental Technologies

The Research Facility at Solbergstrand performs large-scale experiments in marine ecology, sediment research and aquaculture. We also test technology for treating ballast water. Read more: https://www.niva.no/en/contact/solbergstrand-research-facilit...

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CIENS

Langtjern ecological monitoring site

Observatory / large-scale experimental field site

Climate Change , Atmosphere , Water , Soils, Forests and Agriculture , Fragile Environments , Natural Hazards and Environmental Risks , Society , Environmental Technologies

The ecological monitoring site Langtjern is a forested lake catchment in southeastern Norway at circa 500 to 700m elevation and is well-suited to study natural responses of water chemistry, element cycles and biology to large scale changes in our...

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UFZ

Laser Scanning Microscopy (LSM)

Laboratory / high-end instrument

Water , Climate Change , Atmosphere , Marine , Soils, Forests and Agriculture , Biodiversity and Land Use , Fragile Environments , Natural Hazards and Environmental Risks , Society , Geoinformation , Environmental Technologies

Laser scanning microscopy (LSM) represents a technique which allows assessment of multiple parameters in hydrated samples at the micro-scale and in three dimensions. Laser scanning microscopy is employed for visualization, analysis and...

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UFZ

ALBIS – research vessel

Research platforms

Water , Natural Hazards and Environmental Risks , Climate Change

ALBIS is a research platform of the UFZ Department River Ecology in Magdeburg. It allows the sampling of water and sediment from any interesting sampling point in the river at varying seasonal and hydrological conditions. The vessel is designed for...

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UFZ

ProVIS - Centre for chemical microscopy

Laboratory / high-end instrument

Environment and Health , Soils, Forests and Agriculture , Water , Geoinformation , Fragile Environments , Environmental Technologies , Climate Change , Biodiversity and Land Use , Marine , Atmosphere

ProVIS is a unique platform for chemical microscopy. ProVIS combines complementary techniques for analysing the elemental and isotope composition as well as  structural units of microscopic objects on various scales. In particular cases even sub nm...

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UFZ

Competence Centre “Isotopes in Environmental and Biosciences”

Laboratory / high-end instrument

Water , Soils, Forests and Agriculture , Natural Hazards and Environmental Risks , Environment and Health , Environmental Technologies

The Competence Centre “Isotopes in Environmental and Biosciences” offers a broad spectrum of analytics, excellent instrumentation and expert knowledge for many applications of modern isotope techniques in today’s environmental research.

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UFZ

Omics platforms - Metabolomic Profiler

Laboratory / high-end instrument

Environment and Health , Natural Hazards and Environmental Risks , Fragile Environments , Environmental Technologies , Biodiversity and Land Use

Omics platforms - Metabolomic Profiling The platform has been designed to perform qualitative and quantitave metabolome analysis based on mass spectrometry. The platform allows global metabolic profiling based on LC and GC preseparation and...

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UFZ

Omics platforms - Quantitative Proteomics

Laboratory / high-end instrument

Environment and Health , Natural Hazards and Environmental Risks , Fragile Environments , Environmental Technologies , Biodiversity and Land Use

Omics platforms – Qualitative and quantitative proteomics by mass spectrometry The platform has been designed to perform qualitative and quantitave protein and proteome analysis. On the single protein level protein characterisation like protein...

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UFZ

Omics platforms - Transcriptomics

Laboratory / high-end instrument

Environment and Health , Atmosphere , Natural Hazards and Environmental Risks

The Omics platform Transcriptomics mainly aims at the identification, quantification and characterization of long and short non-coding RNAs from a range of samples like human or animal body fluids, tissues, or cells, environmental or microbial...

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Irstea

Irrigation Equipment Research and Development Laboratory / LERMI

Experimental facilities

Soils, Forests and Agriculture , Water

Irrigation Equipment Research and Development Laboratory / LERMI

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