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by Greg Kleinheinz last modified Nov 12, 2014 06:24 PM

Overview of the ERIC Laboratory

What is the ERIC Lab?

The Environmental Research and Innovation Center (ERIC) at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh serves as a research and testing center for environmental health professionals, industries looking to evaluate materials for biogas potential, and conducting a variety of customized research projects.


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Environmental Health Testing

We conduct testing for a number of different programs centered around environmental health. Our capabilities range from mold and methamphetamine testing in the field, to analysis of drinking water, to sanitary surveys and analysis of Wisconsin beaches. Learn more.


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We are the primary testing facility for the UW Oshkosh Biodigester, the first digester of its kind in North America. Our capabilities include microbial and chemical testing to aid in determination of uses for feedstock. We also provide customized, customer-driven research and consulting to suit client needs. Learn more.


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ERIC is committed to serving the needs of external clients while training future scientists in the fields of ecology, environmental and public health, biology, limnology and microbiology through its work. With a teaching laboratory, classroom, and boat on-site, ERIC is a hub for water quality education and research. Learn more.




  • Wisconsin Laboratory ID # 105-454 (Ashland Lab ID).
  • Wisconsin Laboratory ID # 105-455 (Eagle River Lab ID).
  • Wisconsin Laboratory ID # 105-445 (Oshkosh Lab ID).
  • Wisconsin Laboratory ID # 105-453 (Sturgeon Bay Lab ID).

Dr. Kleinheinz is the Facility Administrator/Director.

For additional information on current projects or capabilities contact Dr. Kleinheinz.

Apply for a position! (Download Job Application)

NOTE: If you are a student and interested in current opportunities, please stop by the ERIC Lab and inquire about opportunities.

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by Greg Kleinheinz last modified Nov 12, 2014 06:24 PM