Taking soil and rock samples by means of different manual and motorised drills or an automotive drilling aggregate. Monitoring ground-water levels, temperature and other physical and chemical parameters.
On the Rigaku Primus II ZSX X-rat fluorescence spectrometer, the range of identifiable elements is F-U (B-U from March 2013), sensitivity depending on the chemical element in question and the methods of preparing the sample is up to 5 ppm as a rule.
Analysis of the stable isotopes of carbon and oxygen (12C/13C and 16O/18O) in carbonate rocks by means of the Thermo Delta V Advance mass-spectometer using the universal online gas preparation and input system GasBench II. The reproducibility of the analysis is 0.1‰.