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The Blue Carbon Analysis Laboratory specializes in nutrient and chemical analyses of plant and soil samples, including a wide variety of extractable nutrients. The lab evaluates plant tissues and wetland soils using state-of-the-art equipment for research, service and training in soil sample collection and nutrient analyses.

Rates

Rate NameUnit BaseInternal RateExternal Rate

Alkalinity Determination: Seawater

per sample$17$25

Alkalinity Determination: Freshwater

per sample$24$35

Loss on Ignition Analysis

per sample$6$8

Lyophilization

per day$78$116

Sample Homogenization

per sample$7$11

Carbon and Nitrogen Determination: Weighed Only

per sample$2$3

Carbon and Nitrogen Determination of Soil Samples: Run Only

per sample$7$10

Carbon and Nitrogen Determination of Plant Samples: Run Only

per sample$5$7

Carbon and Nitrogen Determination of Animal Samples: Run Only

per sample$7$10

Phosphorous Determination: Weighed Only

per sample$3$4

Phosphorous Determination of Soil Samples: Run Only

per sample$6$9

Phosphorous Determination of Plant Samples: Run Only

per sample$4$6

Phosphorous Determination of Animal Samples: Run Only

per sample$6$9

Non-structural carbohydrate analysis

per sample$23$34

Chlorophyll Determination

per sample$41$61

Training (Blue Carbon Analysis Techniques)

per hour$137$202

Instrument Use

per day$73$108

Return Shipping

per day$72$106

*Before external (non-FIU) samples can be processed, a Service Agreement must be signed. Please contact Dr. Fourqurean to obtain a Service Agreement.