Water Institute Faculty and Students:

Please see email below about isotopic water analysis capacity available to Water Institute Faculty and students.  Please contact Jason directly with questions.

Wendy Graham
From: Curtis,Jason H
Sent: Friday, January 20, 2012 11:34 AM
To: Graham, Wendy D.
Subject: New isotopic equipment in Geological Sciences

Hi Wendy,
Can you forward this to Water Institute people who might have interest in water isotopes?  Thanks Jason

The light stable isotopic mass spec lab in Geological Sciences has recently acquired a new instrument that allows simultaneous determination of oxygen and hydrogen isotopic composition in liquid water.  This Cavity Ring-Down spectrometer might be of interest to people in the Water Institute.

The package that we acquired is a Picarro Isotopic Water Analyzer (L2130-i) with a Picarro High-Precision Vaporizer (A0211) and a CTC autosampler.  Sample size is small with a minimum of about 100 microliters required.  The system is fully automated requiring only loading samples into autosampler vials.  Typical precision is better than 0.07 permil for d18O and better than 0.2 permil for dD.

Here is the link to the manufacturer's analyzer page:

Priority access to the instrument will be given to investigators at UF.  Per sample cost cost for both oxygen and hydrogen isotopes will be $15.  Contact Jason Curtis for more information and application support - [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>

Jason Curtis, Ph.D.
Stable Isotope Mass Spec Lab manager
Senior Associate-In Geochemistry
Department of Geological Sciences
241 Williamson Hall
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611
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lab 352-392-3344, fax 352-392-9294