SEM Lab

The CSU Chico Geobiology Research Group maintains a TESCAN VEGA-3 LMU VP scanning electron microscope with an EDAX Element energy dispersive x-ray spectrometer that can be operated at both high and low vacuum. The facility is open to CSU Chico students, faculty, and staff, as well as off-campus users.

Funding for the instrument was provided through a grant to the National Science Foundation-MRI 1523226

The facility is managed by staff and faculty of the College of Natural Sciences, and is located in HOLT Hall, room 347D.