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Welcome to the Keck Lab at UCSC!

The W.M. Keck Isotope Laboratory comprises three mass spectrometers and wet chemical labs all housed in a class 1000 suite of clean labs. The laboratory, housed in the Earth and Planetary Science Department, was inaugurated on 18th June 2004 following a substantial grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation for the purchase of a ThermoFinnigan Neptune multiple collector ICP-MS. The clean labs were extensively refurbished in 2015. In 2016, the lab acquired a Isotopx Phoenix x64 TIMS. Additional instrumental upgrades and an expansion in lab capabilities are funded for 2017.

The Keck Lab director is Professor Terrence Blackburn.

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