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Facilities

Facilities

Center for Environmental Studies

1000 West Cary Street, Suite 105
Richmond, Virginia 23284-2030
Phone: (804) 827-7202
Email: ces@vcu.edu
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The Center for Environmental Studies has has the following teaching and laboratory assets:

  • Environmental Analysis Laboratory (EAL): Led by Dr. Paul Bukaveckas (pabukaveckas@vcu.edu), the EAL perfoms analyses principally associated with water quality monitoring including quantification of carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus.  This facility holds VELAP accrediation and provides services from a Skalar segmented flow analyzer, a Schimadzu TOC analyzer, a Turner Designs fluorometer and a Perkin-Elmer CHN analyzer. 
  • GeoCORE: CES GeoCore consists of two state-of-the-art teaching laboratories as well as the GeoSpatial Server cluster.  These facilities allow faculty in CES to conduct their research as well as to train students in environmental remote sensing, geographic information systems and related geospatial technologies.  GeoCORE maintains 33 high-end workstations in two adjacent teaching labs, video conferencing and distance learning capabilities, offices, and a dedicated server room. GeoCore faculty and staff support an extensive array of field instruments and data development platforms including fixed-wing and rotary UAVs, networked sensor arrays, LIDAR, and wireless infrastructure to capture real-time environmental data. For more information about GeoCore resources and services contact Dr. Rodney Dyer (rjdyer@vcu.edu).

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