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Geology and geography labs

14 August 2023

Geography manages an extensive suite of equipment and software while Geological Sciences has access to laboratories and field stations. Learn about UC's geology and geography labs.

Geology field stations, equipment and facilities

Geological Sciences students have access to our well-resourced laboratories and facilities and UC's field stations:

  • The Regional Science and Innovation Centre (RCIS)
  • Teaching and research laboratories, extensive computer facilities, and electronic and mechanical workshops
  • Significant collections of rocks, minerals, geochemical concentrates, macro- and microfossils. 
  • Field stations for research and teaching in the South Island's diverse and dynamic environment


Geography equipment and technology

GeoTAG technical staff and academics have a wealth of experience in a number of cutting-edge geospatial technologies including:

  • Available Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)
  • Surveying equipment
  • Bathymetry
  • Coastal equipement
  • Snow and Ice equipment
  • Ground Penetrating Radar
  • Meteorology equipment
  • Sedimentology equipment
  • Air quality equipment
  • Hydrology equipment
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