Scientific Testing and Research Facilities

Geological services

rock mechanics

Rock Mechanics Laboratory

The precision on our machines is higher than most other testing facilities in the UK, meaning that the data we can extract for you is more accurate.

Rock Mechanics Laboratory

Electron microscopy

Electron Microscopy and X-Ray Laboratory

Our X-Ray analytical services are part of a group of state-of-the-art laboratories and facilities, supported by leading research groups.

Electron Microscopy and X-Ray Laboratory

mass spec

Mass Spectrometry and Laser Ablation Laboratory

We provide a comprehensive range of bespoke testing and advice to research and industry.

Mass Spectrometry and Laser Ablation Laboratory

These laboratories are part of UPGEL

UPGEL - the University of Portsmouth Geological and Environmental Laboratory - support industry and academia in solving complex earth and environment-related problems. Our strength is a multi-disciplined approach to problem solving combined with a wide range of high-quality, managed testing equipment housed in one facility. Find out more about UPGEL.