Enabling scientific discovery through stable isotope analysis
Analysis
If you are interested in sending samples for preparation and/or analysis, see below for rates, click on the specific analysis for details and contact Andrew Schauer. Rates for each of these preparations and analyses are updated annually (current as of November 12, 2013).

Note: IsoLab is a research lab; our internal projects have priority access. Typical turnaround time is 4-6 weeks. If you have questions about your samples’ priority please contact Andy.

Please include in your shipment container the following form:





Analysis




Method
On
Campus
User
Provided
Labor
Off
Campus
User
Provided
Labor
On
Campus
Lab
Provided
Labor
Off
Campus
Lab
Provided
Labor
Carbonate δ13C δ18O * Phosphoric acid digestion $10 $12 $14 $16
Carbon Dioxide Δ47 Clumped isotope, dual inlet $41 $47 $82 $95
Nitrate δ15N δ18O Δ17O * Bacterial denitrification $22 $25 $56 $65
N2O δ15N δ18O Δ17O Head space vials $9 $10 $12 $14
Nitrate Δ17O Silver salt pyrolysis $27 $212 $245
Organic δ13C δ15N * Elemental Analysis $10 $12 $13 $15
Organic δ34S * Elemental Analysis $14 $16 $23 $27
Sulfate Δ17O Silver salt pyrolysis $31 $217 $250
Sulfate & Nitrate Δ17O Silver salt pyrolysis $33 $219 $253
Water δD and δ18O * Cavity ring-down spectroscopy $8 $9 $11 $13
Water Δ17O * Fluorination, dual inlet $94 $109 $153 $177
*Rates double for the analysis of sample sets containing less than 10 samples.


Sample preparation
Carbonate Prep Line Phosphoric acid digestion, CO2 purification $12 $14 $59 $68

On Campus
Flat Rate
Off Campus
Flat Rate
Simple sample grinding mortar pestle $2 $2
Sample pulverizing ceramic vessel and puck $10 $12
Sample acidification custom $5 $6