Environmental and biochemical analysis
SINTEF Ocean offers chemical analysis of emerging and priority pollutants, petroleum products and biomolecules. With our advanced analytical platform, we tailor analytical solutions to each project. We co-operate closely with laboratories across SINTEF to offer advanced analysis for any research need.
Microbiology laboratory at SINTEF SeaLab
Our laboratory applies a range of analytical methods in the fields of microbiology, molecular biology and medical microbiology. Our activities focus primarily on the biodegradation of environmental toxins and the implementation of data in our environmental models.
The meso-scale laboratory at SINTEF SeaLab
This laboratory enables us to verify the results of bench-scale experiments under more realistic conditions. Our facilities, in which temperatures can be regulated, provide us with major advantages during tasks such as the preparation of field experiments, as well as giving researchers and our industrial partners new data in support of how different types of crude oil discharges to the marine environment and oil strandings should be managed.
The main activity of the towing tanks is related to investigation of hydrodynamic performance of ships. This includes resistance, propulsion, seakeeping in head and following seas, and directional stability tests with free running models. The tanks are equipped with two carriages: One for towing up to 10 m/s for traditional calm water tests and a second carriage for seakeeping tests and other tests performed with fixed or free-running models.