At the Pacific Centre for Isotopic and Geochemical Research (PCIGR), our team ensures that the best possible analytical conditions and procedures are developed and maintained in our laboratories. We adhere to best practices in quality assurance and quality control through regular lab cleaning, monitoring of air quality, reagents and procedural blanks.


geochronology instrument

Geochronology Services

We offer U-Pb geochronology on zircons and accessory minerals, and Lu-Hf dating on garnets via our advanced analytical instrumentation

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laser ablation instrument

In-situ and Microanalysis Services

We offer both laser ablation and micromilling capabilities. These microanalytical techniques allow for elemental and isotopic analyses to be performed directly on solid samples and samples of irregular size and shape

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First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm.

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