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GFZ - German Research Center for Geosciences, Potsdam
Embedded into the wider structure of the Helmholtz Association of National Research Centres, GFZ is Germany's leading national research centre for Earth Sciences, with research projects ranging from geodesy to geoengineerings. Equipped with an IMS 1280-HR, the Helmholtz Zentrum Potsdam's SIMS laboratory operates as an open user facility supporting the needs of the global geochemical community, it has ongoing collaborations with scientists from Europe and beyond.
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Institute of Earth Sciences, Heidelberg University, Germany

The Heidelberg Ion Probe lab ("HIP" for Heidelberg Ion Probe) was inaugurated in December 2014. Its IMS 1280-HR is hosted within the Institute of Earth Sciences at the Faculty of Chemistry and Earth Sciences.
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CCIM, University of Alberta, Canada
Established in 2009, the Canadian Centre for Isotopic Microanalysis (CCIM) provides Canadian and international researchers in academia, government, and industry with access to one of the most advanced isotopic microbeam technologies in the geosciences. The IMS 1280 is the centre piece at CCIM whose teams focus on natural resource research, investigating methods of mining and extracting hydrocarbons or other mineral deposits such as diamonds with a view to reducing environmental impacts.
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UCLA Ion Microprobe Group

Partnered with the National Science Foundation, UCLA Ion Microprobe Group is home to the first high sensitivity, high resolution IMS 1270. It is a world-class facility for in situ microscale isotopic analyses of geologic materials, engaged in world-leading investigations in the earth and planetary sciences. Links to research topics, publications…
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NORDSIM, Stockholm, Sweden
The Nordsim-laboratory is located in the Laboratory for Isotope Geology at the Swedish Museum of Natural History in Stockholm.  Nordsim´s 14-year old IMS 1270 was upgraded to an IMS 1280 in 2009. Presentation of research projects at the Laboratory for Isotope Geology, list of publications...
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SwissSIMS / University of Lausanne, Switzerland
The University of Lausanne's IMS 1280-HR  is installed at the Institute of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, in the new SwissSIMS lab,  a national facility co-financed by the Swiss National Science Foundation for Research (SNF), and a consortium of scientists from the universities of Lausanne, Geneva, Bern,  and the ETH of Zurich. Teams under leadership of Prof. Lukas Baumgartner work on numerous geoscience research projects that include interpreting ages in metamorphic rocks, fluid-rock interactions and mineral growth in contact aureoles, partial melting, etc.
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Micro-scale Isotope Geochemistry Group, Geological Survey of Japan
The GSJ SIMS Lab at AIST (National Institute of Advanced Science and Technology) was equipped with an IMS 1270 in March 1995, it was the third IMS 1270 in the world and the first large geological SIMS in Japan.
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Northeast National Ion Microprobe Facility (NENIMF), Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA 
Located within Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), the NENIMF is a regional, multi-user Ion Microprobe Facility supported among others through National Science Foundation (NSF) and providing service, scientific expertise and educational outreach activities to the research community in the U.S. and beyond.
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Centre de Recherches Pétrographiques et Géochimiques, Nancy, France
The CRPG is a laboratory of the CNRS conducting research in Earth and Planetary Sciences. The ion probe group at CRPG is equipped with one of the first IMS 1270 as well as with an IMS 3f.
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Hokkaido University, Japan 
The Cosmochemical Laboratory of K. Yurimoto is equiped with an IMS 1280-HR, an IMS 1270 to be upgraded to the newest model, as well as an IMS 6f and an IMS 3f (most pages in Japanese)
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The Phaesant Memorial Laboratory, Okayama, University, Japan
Founded in 1992 by E. Nakamura and A. Makishima PML is equipped with IMS 1270 & IMS 5f. Our purpose is to apply new and existing geochemical tracers in studies of the terrestrial and extraterrestrial materials aimed of understanding the origin, evolution and dynamics of the Earth and the solar system
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NIST, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA
Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory within the Surface and Microanalysis division is equiped with and IMS 4f and IMS 1270.
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Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Edinburgh, UK
The Ion Microprobe Facility (IMS 4f, IMS 1270) is located in the School of Geosciences, Grant Institute at the University of Edinburgh, U.K. The Facility carries out in-house research and provides a service to the earth and environmental science community.
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WiscSIMS, Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
The Wisconsin Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometer Laboratory (WiscSIMS) explores new applications of stable isotope chemistry to Earth Sciences as well as Biological Sciences and Engineering.
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W. M. Keck Cosmochemistry Laboratory, Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics & Planetology
The W. M Keck Cosmochemistry Laboratory of the University of Hawai'i at Manoa supports interdisciplinary research into the origin of the solar system through detailed studies of a variety of materials including meteorites, interplanetary dust particles (IDPs), and samples returned by NASA missions.
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Centre for Microscopy, Characterization & Analysis, UWA, Perth, Australia
Established in 1970, the CMCA provides essential teaching and research infrastructure in ion, electron, laser and light microscopy and microanalysis to universities, government of Western Australia and local industry. It is now home to two CAMECA ion probes, the NanoSIMS 50 installed in 2003 and the more recently acquired IMS 1280.
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