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Organic Geochemistry Research Laboratory (OGRL)

The Organic Geochemistry Research Laboratory (OGRL) was established in 1987 and is located in the Kansas Water Science Center in Lawrence, Kansas. The OGRL is a multi-disciplinary program that contributes new knowledge about the distribution, fate, transport, and effects of new and understudied organic compounds that may affect human health and (or) ecosystems. 

The OGRL consists of two research units: Algal and Other Environmental Toxins (AET) Unit and Environmental Organic Chemistry (EOC) Unit. The OGRL does independent and collaborative research, develops robust analytical methods, and provides fee-for-service analytical laboratory analyses.