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Price List

Please note that replicates are treated as independent samples.
All analyses require a signed Service Agreement prior to the start of work.
Analyses are invoiced for payment following completion of work. 
Questions about analytical services can be directed to the lab manager at


Sample Preparation Cost per sample (all clients)
α-cellulose extraction $4.00
Pipetting water $2.00
Drying $2.00
Weighing $3.50
Grinding/Homogenizing $2.00
Solvent washing (feathers/hair) $4.50

Stable Isotope Analysis


Cost per sample (all clients)*


ECS 4010 + CF-IRMS

C/N Solid

Natural Abundance

δ13C, δ15N, %C, %N*


C/N Solid-Difficult Samples **

 δ13C, δ15N, %C, %N $12.00

C/N Solid Enriched

δ13C, δ15N, %C, %N




O/H Solid

Natural Abundance

δ2H, δ18O


O/H Solid Enriched

δ2H, δ18O


O/H Liquid Natural Abundance

δ2H, δ18O


O/H Liquid Enriched

δ2H, δ18O




O/H Water

Natural Abundance

δ2H, δ18O


O/H Water Saline

δ2H, δ18O  $11.00

O/H Water Enriched

δ2H, δ18O


*10% discount for greater than 1000 samples of the same type and analysis

**Difficult Samples include soils, sediments, and δ15N of wood tissue. Please contact the lab manager regarding these samples.