The laboratory in Szarow can perform the following measurements:

- determine the concentrations of the following metals: cadmium, lead, copper, zinc, iron, nickel, thallium, chromium, calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium and phosphorus - atomic absorption spectrophotometer Varian 220 FS Zeeman (with internal background correction), Australia. The device is additionally equipped with a graphite box GTA 110, Varian, Australia.

- Determine hardly detectable concentrations of heavy metals (as above) - Varian atomic absorption spectrophotometer 20BQ (with background correction) in combination with graphite tube GT96, Varian, Australia

- Define the basic anion concentrations in water and aqueous extracts (F-, Cl-, NO2-, NO3-, SO42-, Br-, PO43-) - ion chromatograph Dionex ICS 1100, USA

- Determine the concentrations of cations in water and water passageways (ammonia, calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium, lithium) - ion chromatograph Dionex -100, U.S.

- Determine concentrations of 16 aromatic hydrocarbons and other organic compounds (PAHs) - gradient chromatograph Dionex-500 (USA) with fluorescence detector RF 2000 Dionex

- Chromatographic analysis of organic compounds using a gas chromatograph Varian 3900 with a mass detector equipped with an ion trap turbomolecular pump operating in electron ionization mode of a Varian model Saturn 2100T GC / MS with auto sampler Varian's CP-8410 model.

- Chromatographic analysis of organic compounds (determination of C10 to C40) using a gas chromatograph Varian model 450 with FID flame ionization DEFC 11 and the gas generating station to the FID detector

- Extraction of any components from the soil, plants and other solids - ASE-200, Dionex, USA

- Concentration of the organic extracts in a vacuum evaporator of Labconco RapidVap Vertexer

- Determination of total nitrogen concentrations in soils and plants, and protein - Kjeldahl analyzer 2300 Tecator, Sweden

- Determination of total, organic and inorganic carbon, and LOI - analyzer LECO RC 612

- The study of mercury content in soils and plants - LECO AMA 254 analyzer

- Determination of total sulphur and coal concentrations - LECO analyzer SC144

- Determination of concentrations of ground-level ozone - 3 meters Thermo Environmental Instruments Inc., Model 49 and 49C, USA together with data loggers Campbell, United Kingdom

- Meteorological measurements (13 parameters) - two automatic weather stations Campbell, United Kingdom

- Determination of the fraction of wet precipitation - three automatic rain gauges, Poland.

Apart from the measuring apparatus, the laboratory is also equipped with smaller devices that enable the performance of the basic analysis and preparation of the samples for the chemical analysis, such as:

- Measurement of pH (pH) - Mettler Toledo MP125 pH meter, Switzerland

- Measurement of conductivity - conductivity Elmetron CC311, Poland

- Mixing of solid samples (soil, plants) - Pulse mill Fritsch Pulverisette 14 with replaceable rubbing parts (plastic, agate, steel), Germany and homogenizer of small plant samples Analysette3 Spartan Fritsch, Germany

- Dry mineralization of plant samples - Ströhlein muffle furnace CSF-1100, Germany

- Wet mineralization of plant and soil samples - five Digestion 2020 (20 seats combustion flask 250 ml), furnace in 2020 (40 seats combustion flask 100ml), FOSS-Tecator, Sweden

- Centrifugation and concentration of samples in solutions - Laboratory Centrifuge MPW-340, Poland

- Vacuum centrifugation and evaporation of samples, centrifuge Labconco CentrifugaVap Concentration

- sublimation drying of the frozen substance in a Labconco lyophilizer FreeZone6

- freezing in a SANYO freezer (to a temperature of-86 ° C)

- Shaking of the samples - horizontal shakers, Poland

- Samples weighing: 2 high precision laboratory scales (0.0005 g) WA 36, Poland, 2 ONYX FAWAG scales of 610 and 410, Sartorius laboratory scale CPA1245-OCE (accuracy 0.0001 g) Laboratory scale - Technical Sartorius 3706 (accuracy 0.1 g)

- drying of the samples - laboratory dryer ECOCELL of BMT and Memmert's VNB500 the temperature range 0-250oC

- Concentration of organic extracts to analyze the chromatographs - SPE-12G camera Baker

- Redistillation and deionization of water - redistiller Rel 5, Poland; Deionizer Labconco, USA

- Accurately measuring the volume of samples and reagents - automatic pipette, electronic dispensers

- Dilution - automatic for sample dilution Gilson 402 Dispenser Dilutor-color measurements on the Hach Lange type colorimeter