Stable Isotope Laboratory

 

Welcome to the Utah State University Stable Isotope Lab (USUSIL) located in the Department of Geology!


Lab PI: Dennis Newell (dennis.newell@usu.edu)

Instrument Manager: Andrew Lonero (andrew.lonero@usu.edu)

Picarro Cavity Ringdown Isotopic CO2 Analyzer


  1. - Continuous analyses of concentration and carbon stable isotope ratios in CO2 gas

  2. - Field deployable

Analytical Services Available:


Natural abundance stable isotope analysis of:

  1. -O and C in carbonates

  2. -C in DIC, CO2 gas

  3. -O and H in water

  4. -C, N, TOC, TON of organic matter (soil, shales, compounds)


* Please contact Dennis Newell (dennis.newell@usu.edu) or Andrew Lonero (andrew.lonero@usu.edu) for further information about submitting samples.


Current analytical rates (June 2016):

Instrumentation includes:


Thermo Delta V Advantage IRMS

  1. - GasBench II with GC PAL auto-sampler

  2. - ConFlo IV

  3. - Costech 4010 Elemental Analyzer

  4. - Analyses of C, O, H, and N stable isotopes in water, carbonates, organic matter, and gas