LBS' laboratory supports the ecological and environmental science research and teaching at the station. The services and infrastructure provided by the laboratory can be accessed by all researchers, research groups and teachers.
The laboratory is specialized in water chemistry analysis and there is a broad range of analysis and field equipment available. There are separate spaces available for processing samples, microscopy and isotope analyses.
It is also possible to order sampling and analyses from our laboratory.
Information and instructions for users of the laboratory are here. Unfortunately, at the moment they are in Finnish. Please discuss with our laboratory staff to arrange an introduction to working in the laboratory.
We have a large selection of stereomicroscopes (Leica, Zeiss, Wild), inverted microscopes (Leica, Wild, Olympus) and upright microscopes (Wild, Nikon) as well as a separate room in our laboratory for their use.
Also available: Sampling equipment for water, sediment, peat and soils, sedimentation funnels, secchi discs, plankton nets, dip nets, sieves and ice chip machine.