Our Facilities

Office Facilities

ERML offices are equipped with state-of-the art Information Technology (IT) facilities. These include:

  • Over 45 Personal Computers (PCs) some of which are capable of handling large data sets of over 20GB in size
  • Several HP DeskJet and LaserJet printers (Handles various size papers)
  • Plotters (AO and A1 sizes)
  • Digitizers (A1 and AO sizes)
  • Scanners (A3 size capability)
  • Photocopiers
  • Network interconnection and individual email facilities for all staff and workstations.

Software applications typically used include the following:

  • All ranges of Microsoft packages (MS Office, MS Project, Publisher and others)
  • GIS – ArcGIS, V 9, ArcView 3.3 with Spatial analyst and image analyst extensions, ArcInfo 7.1, ER Mapper 6.1, and Auto Cad 2000
  • Statistical Packages – SPSS, SAS
  • Modeling – OSIS for Marine Applications
  • Laboratory – Chem Station, Lab Manager and others.

Professional Collaboration

ERML has collaborated and maintains strategic alliances with the following local and international companies.


Applied Science Associates
Rhode Island USA
(Marine Information Systems)

Bettelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio, United States 
– Produced Water Characterization & Environmental Impact Factor, DREAM Model.
– Crude Oil Finger-printing and forensics.

BMT Cordah, UK
Marine Environmental Risk, Fate and Effects Modeling

Nigerian Institute of Oceanography and Marine Research (NIOMR)


We are always ready to welcome you!

General Laboratory Facilities

  • Balances
  • Machine Distillers
  • Dessicators
  • Hot Plates
  • De-Ionizer Model (Fistream)
  • Centrifuges
  • Refrigerators, Deep Freezers and Oven

Field Studies

  • Conductivity Meters
  • Salinity Meters
  • PH Meters
  • Water Samplers
  • Eckman Grabs
  • Current Flow Meters
  • Dissolved Oxygen Meter with Probe
  • Global Positioning System (GPS)
  • Compasses
  • Hand held Levels
  • Clinometers
  • Graduated Staff Poles
  • Thermometers
  • Hand Augers
  • Plankton Nets

Chemical Analyses

  • Moisture Extraction Oven
  • Sonicator
  • Varian UV-VIS spectrophotometer
  • Hach Turbidimeter (2100 P)
  • COD Reactor (Hach)
  • Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer (Buck Scientific)
  • GC/FID, GCMS and PID Hewlett Packard and SRI
  • HPLC
  • Centrifuge
  • Sonicator
  • DR/2000 Spectrophotometer
  • DR/5000 Spectrophotometer
  • DR/6000 Spectrophotometer
  • HANNA PH/ORP/EC Multi Probe Meter
  • Rotary Evaporator (Lab Tech)

Microbiological Analysis

  • Millipore Testing Kit (Bacteriology)
  • Autoclave
  • Incubator
  • Dessicator
  • Microscopes

Soil/Sediment and Water Studies

  • Test Sieve Shaker
  • Muffle furnace
  • Orbital Shaker
  • Soxhlet Oil Extractor
  • Aluminum Block Digesters BD-20
  • Redox Electrodes

Toxicity Experiment

  • Aquarium tanks of various sizes filled with pump and filter & Microtox

Digital Mapping Equipment

  • Digitizers
  • Scanners
  • High Speed Computers
  • Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
  • Digital Cameras

Air Quality Studies

  • LaMotteÒ Air Sampling Kit
  • ELE PID Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Meter
  • Taylor Winscope Anemometer
  • Extech Noise Level Meter
  • Skyes Pyranometer
  • Pretel Altimeter
  • Pretel Hygrometer