SAGES enables shared use of research facilities across Scotland, with the principles of access to these facilities at the home institutional rate at all SAGES members. A review of SAGES facilities has recently been completed and SAGES partners are investing in new equipment and facilities. Those facilities available to the shared facilities pool are listed here.

SAGES Facilities

Theme 1 – Landscape Form, Use and Change: a dynamic Earth
Equipment Status Institution Contact Details
Particle Size Analyser New Aberdeen [email protected]
Differential GPS New Glasgow [email protected]
Fission Track Automation New Glasgow [email protected]
Agilent 7500 ICP-MS New SUERC [email protected]
Differential GPS Existing Dundee [email protected]
14C – GCMS Existing Glasgow [email protected]
AFTA Referbishment Existing Glasgow [email protected]
Digital Geoscience Centre Existing Glasgow [email protected]
Laser ablation & solution ICP-MS Existing St Andrews [email protected]
Luminescence Dating Equipment Existing St Andrews [email protected]
Tree-ring Measuring Systems Existing St Andrews [email protected]
Cosmo Isotope Prep. Lab Existing SUERC [email protected]
Focused Laser Facility Existing SUERC [email protected]
Theme 2 – Carbon & Biogeochemical Cycles: Sustaining Life
Equipment Status Institution Contact Details
Micro-CT Laboratory New Abertay [email protected]
2 x Eddy Covariance Systems New Edinburgh [email protected]
2 x Fast Methane Analysers New Edinburgh [email protected]
Forest Observatory New Edinburgh [email protected]
Remote Sensing Hardware and Software New Edinburgh [email protected]
Spectroradiometer New Edinburgh [email protected]
DOC Analyser 55 New Glasgow [email protected]
IRM-LC/MS New St Andrews [email protected]
SEM/EDS Detector New Stirling [email protected]
3D Virtual Cave Existing Abertay [email protected]
Hig Res Tomography Existing Abertay [email protected]
Aerial Photography System Existing Edinburgh [email protected]
Airborne Greenhouse Gas Analyser Existing Edinburgh [email protected]
Airborne Hyperspectral Imaging System Existing Edinburgh [email protected]
Airborne Meteorological System Existing Edinburgh [email protected]
Research Aircraft Existing Edinburgh [email protected]
Turnable Diode Laser Existing Edinburgh [email protected]
Clean Lab Infrastructure Existing St Andrews [email protected]
Dissolved Inorganic Carbon Analyser Existing St Andrews [email protected]
Laser ablation & solution ICP-MS Existing St Andrews [email protected]
Stable Isotope Mass Spec Existing St Andrews [email protected]
Tree-ring Measuring Systems Existing St Andrews [email protected]
ICPMS, GIS Existing UWS [email protected]
Theme 3 – Atmosphere, Oceans and Climate: the fluid Earth
Equipment Status Institution Contact Details
Gamma Spectrometer New Dundee [email protected]
RaDeCC Short-lived Radium Counter New Edinburgh [email protected]
X-ray Multispectral Core Scanner New SAMS [email protected]
Micromill New SUERC [email protected]
Centre for Research on Water Existing Dundee [email protected]
CHASM Existing Dundee [email protected]
Scanning Spectrophotometer Existing Dundee [email protected]
ICO-OES + Mass Spec 250 Existing Edinburgh [email protected]
Environmental SEM 285 Existing Glasgow [email protected]
Mega-corer, U-Wave Digester, Splitter Existing SAMS [email protected]
Sea-going Equipment Store Existing SAMS [email protected]
Dissolved Inorganic Carbon Analyser Existing St Andrews [email protected]
Laser ablation & solution ICP-MS Existing St Andrews [email protected]
Luminescence Dating Equipment Existing St Andrews [email protected]
Tree-ring Measuring System Existing St Andrews [email protected]
AMS Existing SUERC [email protected]
Side-scan Sonar Existing SAMS [email protected]
AUV Oceanographic Existing SAMS [email protected]
AUV Multibeam Existing SAMS [email protected]
Gliders Existing SAMS [email protected]
ROV Existing SAMS [email protected]
RPA Existing SAMS [email protected]
Piccaro Oxygen Isotope Seawater Analyser Existing SAMS [email protected]
ICP-MS + Seafast Pico System Existing SAMS [email protected]
ICP-OES Existing SAMS [email protected]
Gamma Spectroscopy Existing SAMS [email protected]