Pacific Centre for Isotopic and Geochemical Research
Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences,
The University of British Columbia

Collaborators & Links


Below are some useful web-sites which are collaborating with and/or related to the facilities of PCIGR, click on link(s) to connect to the web-site(s).

Collaborating University Departments

Collaborating Departments at the University of British Columbia
Agricultural Sciences
Department of Anthropology
The Biodiversity Research Centre
Chemical & Biological Engineering
Department of Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences
Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries
Department of Materials Engineering
Mining & Mineral Processing
Department of Zoology

Collaborating Departments at Other Canadian Universities
Carleton University – Earth Sciences
Memorial University – Earth Sciences
Queen’s University – Geological Sciences
Simon Fraser University – Earth Sciences
University of Alberta – Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
University of Calgary – Geoscience
University of Victoria – Earth & Ocean Sciences

Collaborating International University Departments
University of Alaska (Fairbanks) – Geology and Geophysics
University of California, Berkeley, USA – Earth and Planetary Science
University of Hawaii, USA – School of Ocean and Earth Sciences and

Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France – Institute of Earth Sciences
Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium – Département des Sciences de la Terre et de l’Environnement
University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA – Department of Geosciences
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA – Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
Université de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France – Ecole et Observatoire des Sciences de la Terre
Western Washington University – Geology
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, USA – Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry
University of Wyoming, USA – Geology and Geophysics

Collaborating Government Agencies

Collaborating Canadian Government Agencies
British Columbia Geological Survey Branch
Natural Resources Canada – Geological Survey of Canada
Yukon Geological Survey

Collaborating International Government Agencies
Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys
United States Geological Survey

Canadian Government Funding Agencies

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)
Canada Research Chairs (CRC)

National Centres & Networks

Canada Mining Innovation Council (CMIC)
International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) – Canada
Multidisciplinary Applied Geochemistry Network (MAGNET)

Other Isotope Facilities

Berkeley Geochronology Center
Caltech Noble Gas Laboratory
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Center for Isotope Geochemistry
NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratory
Queen’s University – Facility for Isotope Research (Kingston)
University of Alaska (Fairbanks) Geochronology Laboratory
University of Alberta Radiogenic Isotope Facility
University of Arizona Geochemistry Research
University of Saskatchewan – Saskatchewan Isotope Laboratory
University of Toronto: The Jack Satterley Geochronology Lab
University of Washington Isotope Geochemistry Lab
UQAM-McGill: GEOTOP facility

Analytical Equipment Manufacturers/Distributors

Isomass Scientific Ltd.
New Wave Research ( Merchantek)
Nu Instruments
Savillex Corporation
Thermo Finnigan

Sample Irradiation Facilities

McMaster Nuclear Reactor
Oregon State University TRIGA Reactor

Reference Materials and Information

Geochemical Earth Reference Model (GERM)
GEOROC: Geochemistry of Rocks of the Oceans and Continents
Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research (miscellaneous isotopic information and links)
Mineralogy Database
The International Association of Geoanalysts (listing of all whole rock standards)
US Geological Survey – Isotope Interest Group

Sources of Reference Materials and Standards

Geological Survey of Japan Geochemical Reference Samples
Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Standard Reference Materials

Oak Ridge National Laboratory
US Geological Survey Geochemical Reference Materials and Certificates