Fox Lab:Facilities

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<p></p></li><li>Experimental greenhouse. 1200 sq. ft. of bench space, at the [[http://www.cas.usf.edu/garden/ |USF Botanical Garden]]. Equipped with a reverse osmosis system.
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<p></p></li><li>Experimental greenhouse. 1200 sq. ft. of bench space, at the [http://www.cas.usf.edu/garden/ |USF Botanical Garden]. Equipped with a reverse osmosis system.
<p></p></li><li>Dendrochronology. A complete setup for dendro work, including microscopes, Velmex measuring stage, image analysis equipment, and the usual field and power tools.
<p></p></li><li>Dendrochronology. A complete setup for dendro work, including microscopes, Velmex measuring stage, image analysis equipment, and the usual field and power tools.
<p></p></li><li>Ecophysiology. Gas flux rig (LiCor 6400), Scholander bomb, Unispec, soil moisture meter (frequency domain reflectometer), and Li-Cor quantum sensor, light meter, and data logger.
<p></p></li><li>Ecophysiology. Gas flux rig (LiCor 6400), Scholander bomb, Unispec, soil moisture meter (frequency domain reflectometer), and Li-Cor quantum sensor, light meter, and data logger.
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<li> Our lab is about a mile from the [[http://ecoarea.cas.usf.edu | USF Ecological Research Area (Eco Area)]], a 1-sq mile forested preserve  managed by our department.
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<li> Our lab is about a mile from the [http://ecoarea.cas.usf.edu | USF Ecological Research Area (Eco Area)], a 1-sq mile forested preserve  managed by our department.
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</li><li> The [[http://www.cas.usf.edu/garden/ |USF Botanical Garden]], a few blocks from our building, hosts several studies in which we are involved and many others from other researchers, as well as our greenhouse.
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</li><li> The [http://www.cas.usf.edu/garden/ |USF Botanical Garden], a few blocks from our building, hosts several studies in which we are involved and many others from other researchers, as well as our greenhouse.
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Documentation for lab equipment and software, and some other things, is on the new lab wiki; login separately there if you have an account.</p>
Documentation for lab equipment and software, and some other things, is on the new lab wiki; login separately there if you have an account.</p>

Revision as of 23:12, 27 February 2009


Resources

  • Measuring spatial dispersion, and mapping and analyzing it
    • A Nikon total station -- measures locations to < 0.5 mm accuracy!
    • Handheld differential GPS units (accuracy to within a few meters)
    • ArcGIS and several other mapping and spatial analysis programs

  • Experimental greenhouse. 1200 sq. ft. of bench space, at the |USF Botanical Garden. Equipped with a reverse osmosis system.

  • Dendrochronology. A complete setup for dendro work, including microscopes, Velmex measuring stage, image analysis equipment, and the usual field and power tools.

  • Ecophysiology. Gas flux rig (LiCor 6400), Scholander bomb, Unispec, soil moisture meter (frequency domain reflectometer), and Li-Cor quantum sensor, light meter, and data logger.

  • Image analysis. Digital photography, state-of-the-art image analysis software.

  • Computing. Windows and Linux machines.

  • Quantitative tools. Mathematica, SAS, Matlab, Octave, S+, R.

  • Programming languages. C, C++, Fortran, Java, Python, Perl . . .

Nearby resources

Documentation for lab equipment and software, and some other things, is on the new lab wiki; login separately there if you have an account.

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