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


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PCIGR is a research group-based facility that brings scientists and their students together with trained technical staff and analytical instrumentation. The combination of eleven mass spectrometers, together with sample preparation laboratories and technical support specialists, makes this facility critical to the research of numerous students, researchers, and international scientists.

The primary goals of PCIGR are to foster innovative research and training by providing an integrated analytical facility with a multi-disciplinary background, to attract visiting researchers from the Canadian and international scientific communities, and to provide high-quality analytical services to the community at large.