Our capabilities

ANSTO has a range of research capabilities and expertise in applying nuclear science to a diverse range of environmental issues.   
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Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS)

Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS) is an ultra-sensitive method for analysing isotopes. Discover More.

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Ion Beam Analysis (IBA)


Ion Beam Analysis (IBA) is used to determine what elements are present in biological, geological and man-made materials.  Discover More.

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Aerosol fine particle sampling


The Aerosol Sampling Program (ASP) has been running for over 20 years. Aerosol samples are routinely collected in a number of Australian sites. Discover More.

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Analytical chemistry


The analytical chemistry team supports various studies such as trace metal analysis in aquatic environments. Discover More.

Radiochemistry Lab



ANSTO's radioanalytical laboratories perform low and medium level radioactivity measurements and tritium analysis. Discover More.


Isotopic dating


ANSTO's ability to analyse samples for long-lived, naturally-occurring radioisotopes opens up a huge range of dating and tracing applications. Discover More


Environmental radioactivity 

ANSTO has the capability to measure all types of environmental radioactivity using a range of techniques. Learn more.