MBL Stable Isotope Laboratory

The Ecosystems Center, Marine Biological Laboratory, 7 MBL Street, Woods Hole, MA 02543 U.S.A.
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Lab Manager:
Marshall Otter, Ph.D.
Office: 508-289-7462
Lab: 508-289-7762
Fax: 508-457-1548
E-mail: motter@mbl.edu

Services & Charges

(Prices as of 09/12/07)

Solid Materials
Dissolved Molecular Species
Derivatized Organics
Liquids
Pure Gases
Ambient Gases

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Solid Materials Analytical Services

SAMPLE TYPE  
ISOTOPE* 
CHARGE PER SAMPLE 
 Bulk Organic Matter
δ15N
δ13
δ15N & δ13
$ 10.00
$ 10.00
$ 15.00
Method
NH4 & NO3 Salts
δ15N
$ 10.00
Particulates Filters
δ15N
δ13
δ15N & δ13
$ 15.00
$ 15.00
$ 20.00
  NH4 Diffusion Filters 
δ15
$ 10.00
*Total N, %N, Total C, %C provided upon request at no extra charge.

Solid Materials Preparation Services

SERVICE
CHARGE PER SAMPLE
Grinding & Drying
$ 10.00
Acid Treatment
$ 10.00
Sample Weighing & Packing
$ 3.50


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Dissolved Molecular Species Analytical Services

SAMPLE TYPE  
ISOTOPE
CHARGE PER SAMPLE 
NH4
δ15N
$60.00
NO3
δ15N
$60.00
DIC
δ13C
$20.00
DOC
δ13C
$20.00
DIC-DOC
δ13C - δ13C
$30.00
Dissolved O2-Ar
δ17O & δ18O
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Derivatized Organics Analytical Services

SAMPLE TYPE  
ISOTOPE
CHARGE PER SAMPLE 
Compound-specific C
δ13C
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Method
Compound-specific N
δ15N
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Method
Compound-specific H
δ2H
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Method

Liquids Analytical Services

SAMPLE TYPE  
ISOTOPE
CHARGE PER SAMPLE 
Water
δ18O
δ2H
$15.00
$20.00
Method

 

Pure Gases Analytical Services

SAMPLE TYPE  
ISOTOPE
CHARGE PER SAMPLE 
Pure N2 Gas
δ15N
$15.00
Method
Pure CO2 Gas
δ13C
δ13C & δ18O
$15.00
$20.00

Ambient Gases Analytical Services

SAMPLE TYPE  
ISOTOPE
CHARGE PER SAMPLE 
N2 Ambient in Air
δ15N
$15.00
Method
CO2 Ambient in Air
δ13C
δ13C & δ18O
$15.00
$15.00
CH4 Ambient in Air
δ13C
$20.00
N2O Ambient in Air
δ15N
δ18O
δ15N & δ18O
$20.00
$20.00
$25.00