Our services in this area include:
- foraminifera studies during which we carry out:
- extraction of foraminifera;
- blade design;
- identification and determination;
- calcareous nannofossil studies covering:
- extraction of nannofossils;
- the assembly of the blades;
- palynological studies including:
Geochemical and physicochemical analyses
These analyses include:
- physico-chemical analyses which relate to:
- geochemical analyses including:
- bedrock evaluation;
- kerogens characterisation;
- thin layer chromatography (SARA: Saturated Aromatic Resin Asphalt)..
- other services including:
- water analysis: Hydrocarbons dosage, pH measurement, salinity, alkalinity, …;
- sludge analysis: density, Hydrocarbons dosage, …
- plugs conditioning.
Petrographic, mineralogical and sedimentological studies and analyses
Our expertise in this area consists of:
- petrographic studies including studies and making of thin sections (thin section polished section, thin section covered) as well as vacuum impregnation.
- mineralogical studies including sample preparation before mineralogical studies, qualitative as well as quantitative mineralogical analyses.
- sedimentological studies including sample preparation, dry particle size analysis, grain morphoscopic analysis, grain mineral studies and interpretation as well as study report.