Trace element laboratory

The aim of the trace element laboratory is to concentrate research and method development activities in the area of optical emission spectrometry (ICP-OES) and mass spectroscopy (ICP-MS), including sample pre-treatment. Laboratory also makes service analysis for different units of the university and surrounding economic and industrial life.


Main analytical facilities:


  • Plasma emission spectrometry (ICP-OES)

  • Plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS)

  • CHNS-analysis



Head of the Laboratory
Paavo Perämäki
Phone +358 294 48 1614

Matti Niemelä
Phone +358 40 720 2330
Johanna Havia
Phone +358 294 48 1616

Hivenainelaboratorio, P.O. Box 4300, FI-90014 University of Oulu, Finland
(ä,å → a, ö → o)

Last updated: 10.2.2020