Gas chromatography-triple quadrupole mass spectrometry (GC-QQQ-MS/MS)

HyPy Hydropyrolysis (HyPy)

Multiphase carbon determinator (Leco RC 612)

Pyrolysis-Gas Pyrolysis-gas chromatography-triple quadrupole mass spectrometry (Py-GC-QQQ-MS/MS; Pyrolab SB Pyrola 2000 & Varian CP3800 GC & Varian 1200L MS)
- Rock & fossil preparation labs (polished slabs, thin sections, individual fossils; sawing, cutting, grinding, polishing, staining, abrasive blasting, casting)
- Biogeochemical preparation labs (hydrochemistry, organic geochemistry; powdering, filtration, mineral dissolution, solvent-extraction)
- Biology preparation labs (tissues, cells; embedding, microtome sectioning, staining, in-situ hybridization, microbial culturing, DNA sequencing)
- Various types of microscopes (transmitted light, polarized light, reflected light, fluorescence, cathodoluminescence) equipped with high-performance   cameras
- Confocal laser scanning microscopy (CLSM; Zeiss 510 Meta)
- Field emission-scanning electron microscopy-energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (FE-SEM-   EDS; Zeiss Gemini Leo 1530 FE-SEM & n Oxford Instruments   INCA x-act EDS detector)
- Elemental analyzer (CNS; Hekatech Euro EA)
- Ultra high pressure liquid chromatography-triple quadrupole mass spectrometry (UHPLC-QQQ-MS/MS; QTRAP Sciex 6500)
- Hydropyrolysis (HyPy; 2 instruments from Strata)
- Gas chromatography-triple quadrupole mass spectrometry (GC-QQQ-MS/MS; 2 instruments: Thermo Trace 1310 GC & Thermo TSQ Quantum XLS Ultra   MS, Thermo Trace 1310 GC & Thermo TSQ 9000 MS)
- Ion chromatography (IC; Metrohm 820 IC separation center & Metrohm 883 Basic IC)
- Top-notch bean to cup coffee machine (perhaps most importantly)

Members of the Geobiology Department have on-site access to a variety of analytical instruments managed by other departments at the University of Göttingen.