Core Equipment at MPI
KMB3-15M and URB-2A2D exploration drilling rigs

drilling vehicle-1

drilling vehicle-2



Radiocarbon Dating System

Radiocarbon 1

1220 QUANTULUS Low-Level Liquid Scintillation Spectrometer


Radiocarbon 2

Benzene synthesis line



IVK ASIS Soil and Rock Testing System

Geotek Ltd., Russia


Fully automated multifunctional system for laboratory soil testing to evaluate strength and deformation characteristics in compliance with the Russian and European standards.





Climate chambers

Climate Chamber-1

Climate Chamber-2



Capel-104 Capillary Electrophoresis System

Lumex Ltd., Russia





Agilent 1200 Series LC-MSD System

and Dionex AutoTrace 280 Solid-Phase Extraction Instrument





NEMFIS Near-Surface Electro Magnetic Frequency Induction Scanner

Trofimuk Institute of Petroleum Geology and Geophysics SB RAS, Russia


Photo from the Trofimuk Institute website



SYSCAL Pro-Switch 48-72

Resistivity sounding and imaging system

IRIS Instruments, France



SIMPA-2 automatic weather station

Tomsk Scientific Center




System for collection, storage and GSM and satellite transmission of borehole temperature data

Institute of Cosmophysical Research and Aeronomy, Yakutsk



Rock Thermal Conductivity Meter

Based on the Optical Scanning Method

LGM Lippmann, Germany





KRIO VT-05-01

Ultra-low temperature liquid thermostat






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(Sergey Serikov, Yuri Murzin, Leonid Gagarin, Mikhail Grigoriev, Alexander Fedorov, Sergey Gulyi, Ivan Vakhrin, Andrey Litovko, Stepan Varlamov and others).

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