***Due to the COVID-19 crisis, we are unable to accept samples at this time. This page will be updated when we are able to accept samples again. Email zearley.1@osu.edu if you would like to be notified of the lab's reopening via email.***


The Soil Water and Environmental Laboratory (SWEL) is an analytical service laboratory offering services to OSU and university researchers, students, and outside agencies.

  • Do you need research-quality data? 
  • Guidance on heavy metal testing? 
  • Student training on soil, water, plant, or other environmental testing?

Use SWEL to expand your research capacity and environmental capabilities. Visit the Testing page to learn about our analysis offerings and how to submit samples.


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