Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences

Overview of Services

   

Earth Materials Lab

 
The Earth Materials Lab is a shared laboratory in Stanford's School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences predominately used for rock preparation and mineral separation. The Earth Materials Lab provides access, hands on training, and guidance for common rock preparation equipment and mineral separation procedures. Common usages include zircon, quartz, and feldspar separation; powdering samples for geochemical or isotopic analysis; and cutting rocks with diamond saws.
Facilities are available to anyone affiliated with Stanford University.

 

Benson Lab

 
Our laboratory investigate fundamental characteristics of carbon dioxide storage in geologic formations by conducting core flooding experiments and predictive modeling.

We provide access to some of our equipment for rock sample preparation and analysis to characterize petrophysical and multi-phase flow properties of the analyzed rock samples.

 Leadership

Earth Materials Lab     Benson Lab

 

Marty Grove
Lab PI
Phone: 650-721-5490
Email: mjgrove at stanford.edu  

 

Katie Dunn
Lab Manager
Phone: 650-721-1821
Email: kadunn at stanford.edu             

 

Sally Benson, Ph.D
Lab PI
Phone: 6507249721
Email: smbenson at stanford.edu

 

Charlotte Garing, Ph.D
Lab Manager
Phone: 650-736-7416 / 650-475-6051
Email: cgaring at stanford.edu

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

 
Earth Materials Lab                    

Hours Staffed:
Mon - Fri  8:30AM-5:00PM     

24/7 access for trained users

 

 Benson Lab

Hours Staffed:
Mon - Fri  9:00AM-5:00PM 

24/7 access for trained users

 
 

Mitchell Earth Sciences,
397 Panama Mall,
Stanford, CA 94305

 

  

367 Panama St.,
ERE Dept., Rm 71,
Stanford, CA 94305-2220

Links and Resources

  1. Earth Materials Lab Website
  2. Benson Lab Website

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
Katie Dunn
Earth Materials Lab, Lab Manager
 
650-721-1821
 
kadunn at stanford.edu
 
Mitchell A78
 
Charlotte Garing
Benson Lab, Lab Manager
 
6507367416 / 6504756051
 
cgaring at stanford.edu
 
GESB - Rm 69
 
Christopher Zahasky
Graduate student
 
7157973228
 
zahas002 at stanford.edu
 
GESB - Rm 357
 

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