Sample Preparation


Sample Submission

UC Davis Plant Sciences

Dissolved Organic Carbon (DOC) in Water Pricing


Turnaround Time

for Data (weeks)

Price per Sample as of September 5, 2017 (US$)

DOC - Freshwater, natural abundance $25.00

DOC - Freshwater, enriched

(<3700 per mil; between 2.5 - 5 atom %)

Transfer of DOC sample to I-Chem Vial Fee   + $2.50 per sample

The SIF does not accept saline water samples. Contact us prior to sample collection to confirm whether or not we will accept low salinity samples.


Enriched samples exceeding 5 atom % will not be analyzed. Please contact us prior to beginning enrichment projects to discuss enrichment levels.


The SIF will not process samples preserved with mercuric chloride.

Please note: Samples will be stored by SIF for 3 months post-analysis and then discarded. Please review your results during this 3-month window.


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UC Davis Stable Isotope Facility | Department of Plant Sciences
One Shields Avenue | Davis, California, 95616 | USA