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Moran CSUEB Water Isotopes

California State University East Bay

Contact Information

Jean Moran




Instrument Type

LWIA Liquid-Water Isotope Analyzer (high-resolution laser absorption spectroscopy)

Los Gatos Research Liquid-Water Isotope Analyzer Model Number: 908-0008


Fluid or gas analysis

Typical Use:

High throughput, high precision analysis of d18O and dD in water with salinity <4%

Conditions for Use:

Submitted samples will be analyzed on a contract basis (i.e. lab personnel will do the work). Visitors are invited to work in the lab to work with lab personnel.

User Fees:

Charge for consumables.

Instrument Priorities:

Remote Use:


Sample Preparation:

Filtered water from any source; salinity <4%

Standard Collections/Lab Blanks:

Working standards run at high frequency (1/3 of 56 spots on autosampler), duplicates at 10%


Easy transfer of ascii data to flash drive; spreadsheet available for data reduction

Educational Use:

Undergraduate student research projects are invited. Graduate student research projects are invited.

Support provided by:

CSU East Bay

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