Stable Isotope Analysis
How to submit samples for stable isotope analysis
*** Weigh the appropriate amount of sample and standards into tin boats. Use the balance in Jahn 340 and watch the YouTube instructions Video prior to weighing. Help is available in the lab, so please ask before you begin.
Typical sample weights and lab stds (same weigh range for STDS):
Soils - typically weights 3.0 to 6.0 mg
For every 6 samples submitted, you will need to weigh:
4 acetanilide stds 0.1 to 1.0 mg range (must span range)