Laboratory Facilites

MEL operates a number of state-of-the-art facilities and is fully equipped for the processing of benthic community analyses. It has specially designed rooms for the washing of the formalin-preserved benthic macrofaunal samples and the granulometry analyses of the sediment. Different microscopes and stereoscopes, as well as identification books can be used for the identification of benthic organisms to species level.

MELlab MAllab2

 

Also MEL is fully equipped to perform chemical analyses and testing of biological parameters. In the equipment are included various laboratory apparatus (Oven, balances, pHmeter, sandbaths, vacuum pumps, freezedryer, centrifuge).

furnace freezedryer centrifuge