Kentucky Sediment Laboratory
The Kentucky Sediment Laboratory (KSL) is located in Louisville, Kentucky. The lab processes and analyzes fluvial-sediment samples for concentration of sand and finer material. These services have been provided to USGS Programs and Centers across the nation for over 20 years.
The specific objectives of the KSL include, but are not limited to:
- Providing quality sediment analytical services to USGS programs and projects;
- working with other government agencies and academic institutions to add information and value to their respective programs; and
- continually improving our knowledge of the state of the science and developing new techniques and methods to help address our cooperator’s needs.