School of Earth and Environment


Aqueous ICP-MS


The Analysis@Leeds suit is open to internal University of Leeds users as well as external customers. It consists of an ICP-MS and ICP-OES and is capable of analysing a wide range of natural, synthetic and experimental samples. 

Services Offered

These instruments are available for consultancy work and are used to analyse a wide range of aqueous samples. General methods have been developed and validated for the analysis of;

      • Fresh waters.
      • Seawaters.
      • Whole rock digests.

ICP-MS and ICP-OES are capable of analysing more than 70 elements and methods have also been developed for a wide range of specific applications either for general or more specialised methods. Please contact Stephen Reid to discuss your specific needs.

Specialist Services

Our ICP instrumentation can be set up for a number of more specialist techniques including;

      • Organic solvent analysis.
      • HPLC or IC-ICP-MS.
      • Single Particle (SP)-ICP-MS.
      • Isotope dilution calibrations.

Please contact Stephen Reid to discuss your specific needs.


  • Thermo Fisher iCAPQc ICP-MS
  • Thermo Fisher iCAP 7400 Radial ICP-OES
  • Teledyne Cetac ArridusII desolvating nebuliser

Further Information