Microbiological analysis of water and sediments.
Chemical and biological determinations of sanitary parameters.
Treatment of domestic and industrial effluents.
Environmental impact research.
This laboratory develops molecular biology, extraction and amplification techniques of DNA fragments and genes for later sequencing.
Measurements of chlorophylls, toxins and pesticides, using a Shimadzu HPLC; anion and cation profiles with a Metrohm Ionic Chromatograph; Heavy metal measurements with a Buck 200 Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer and Total Organic Carbon measurements with a Teledyne Tekmar TOC.
VIVARIUM AND BIOASSAYS
The vivarium aims to reproduce, grow, care, maintain and young different aquatic taxonomic groups to realize scientific experiences.
COMPUTER SCIENCE AND GRAPHIC DESIGN
The Design area involves the realization of posters, institutional stationery, ILPLA website. Computer maintenance of the software and hardware used in the Institute.
Maintenance and repair of laboratory facilities and equipment. Development of devices and tools for sampling and laboratory experiences.
AUTOMOTIVE AND FIELDWORK ASSISTANCE
Preparation of maintenance plan of the nautical and automotive park. Support in fieldwork and staff transfers. Development of sampling elements.