[Soil Gas] Flux Lab

Research Facility

[Soil Gas] Flux Lab
St. Francis Xavier University
Nova Scotia (NS)
  • Gas analysis Instrumentation development for gas analysis 
  • New instrument testing - lab, and established field test sites 
  • Soil gas production and flux Monitoring of Oil and Gas


NDIR GC CRDS soil gas flux isotopes instrumentation testing

  • Engineering - Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical
  • Environmental and Earth Sciences
  • Energy (Renewable and Fossil)
  • Manufacturing and Processing

Research Facility

Dave Risk
Associate Professor

Industry Liaison Officer

Andrew Kendall

Equipment 3 piece(s)

Gas Chromatography (GC)
  • Flame ionization
  • Thermal conductivity
  • Electron capture

Cavity Ringdown Spectroscopy (CRDS)
Carbon isotopic composition and ppb concentrations of CO2, CH4. Mobile and accessible for drive-around surveys.

Environmental chamber and gas blender for instrument benchmarking

Automated system for benchmarking of gas concentration measurement instruments, from -70 to 200, and concentrations from ppb to 100%. 

Automated sequencing is available for high repeatability.

Date submitted: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 10:19 AM
Date updated: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 10:19 AM

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