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Laboratories

The USGS has over 500 laboratories nationwide. Those with active sites are listed here, with many more coming online over the coming year.

Laboratory Name Affiliation State or Territory
Algal and Other Environmental Toxins Laboratory   Kansas
Aquatic Experimental Laboratory (AXL) Fort Collins Science Center Colorado
Behavioral Toxicology Laboratory   Missouri
Bioactive Chemicals Research Laboratory    Colorado
Bird Banding Laboratory Patuxent Wildlife Research Center Maryland
Brine Research Instrumentation and Experimental
(BRInE) Laboratory
Geology, Energy & Minerals Science Center Virginia
Calcareous Laboratory Florence Bascom Geoscience Center Virginia
Carbonate Aquifer Characterization Laboratory Caribbean-Florida Water Science Center (CFWSC) Florida
Chemistry Laboratory National Wildlife Health Center Wisconsin
Columbia River Research Laboratory (CRRL) Western Fisheries Research Center Washington
Coral Microbial Ecology Laboratory St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center Florida
Denver Microbeam Laboratory   Colorado
Diagnostic Microbiology Laboratory (DML) National Wildlife Health Center Wisconsin
Diagnostic Parasitology Laboratory (DPL) National Wildlife Health Center Wisconsin
Diagnostic Virology Laboratory (DVL) National Wildlife Health Center Wisconsin
Earth Systems Biogeochemistry Laboratory Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center Colorado
Eastern Energy and Environmental Laboratory (EEEL) Geology, Energy & Minerals Science Center Virginia
Environmental and Public Health Microbiology Laboratory   Florida
Environmental Chemistry Laboratory   Missouri
Functional and Molecular Bioassay Laboratory    West Virginia
High-Content Screening Laboratory   Missouri
Hydrologic Instrumentation Facility (HIF)   Mississippi
Integrated Water Chemistry Assessment Laboratory Water Resources Colorado
Laboratory for Infectious Disease and the Environment   Wisconsin
Low-Temperature Calibration Facility Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center Colorado
Luminescence Dating Laboratory Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center Colorado
Macrofossil and Sediment Processing Laboratory Florence Bascom Geoscience Center Virginia
Mercury Research Laboratory Upper Midwest Water Science Center Wisconsin
Michigan Bacteriological Research Laboratory   Michigan
Microbial Biogeochemistry Laboratory   California
Mineralogy and Microscopy Laboratory Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center Colorado
Molecular Ecology Laboratory   Alaska
National Water Quality Laboratory   Colorado
New Mexico Water Science Center Sediment Laboratory New Mexico Water Science Center New Mexico

Ohio Water Microbiology Laboratory

Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Water Science Center Ohio
Organic Chemistry Research Laboratory California Water Science Center California
Organic Geochemistry Laboratory Pacific Coastal Marine Science Center Florida
Organic Geochemistry Research Laboratory   Kansas
Organic Matter Research Laboratory   California
Petroleum Geochemistry Research Laboratory Central Energy Resources Science Center Colorado
Photomicroscopy and Flow Cytometry Laboratory   Louisiana
Plant-Soil-Environment Laboratory (FRESC) Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC) Oregon
Pollen Laboratory Florence Bascom Geoscience Center Virginia
Quaternary Paleobotany Laboratory Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center Colorado
Reston Biogeochemical Processes in Groundwater
Laboratory
Geology, Energy & Minerals Science Center Virginia
Reston Electron Microbeam Laboratory Geology, Energy & Minerals Science Center Virginia
Reston Microbial Laboratory (RML) Geology, Energy & Minerals Science Center Virginia

Reston Stable Isotope Laboratory (RSIL)

  Virginia
Soil and Low-Ionic-Strength Water Quality Laboratory New York Water Science Center New York
Soils and Sediment Laboratory Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center Colorado
Spectroscopy Lab   Colorado
St. Petersburg Carbon Analytical Laboratory

St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center

Florida
Terrestrial Ecosystems Laboratory (FRESC) Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC) Oregon
WHCMSC Sediment Laboratory Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center Massachusetts