The Advanced Instrumentation Laboratory (AIL) is a multi-instrument resource for the state of Alaska. It specializes is surface and elemental analysis as well as electron microscopy. It supports and trains undergraduate and graduate students and also provides technical support and facilities to researchers at local, state, federal, and private agencies. We can assist clients with identifying or even developing the right method for their research problem. We also give tours to primary and secondary students, as well as to various university and other groups. Specialty services and equipment include electron microscopes, spectrometer, etc.