COIL Laboratory Manager
Art Kasson has left for a new position after managing COIl for nearly 8 years! Kim Sparks will be taking over as the new COIL manager effective November 23rd, 2009. We wish Art the best in his new move and Kim the best in her new position!
15th CF-IRMS Conference
This year's conference, held at Cornell University was success! Information about the conference can be found here.
Due to instrument problems turnaround times for samples will be an extra 2-4 weeks. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
A new user-friendly sample template has been created. The new template now makes it easier for clients to quickly input their data and send a copy to COIL via email.
CF-IRMS Website Online
The website for the upcoming CF-IRMS Workshop is now online.
Cornell University, in conjunction with COIL, will host the 15th CF-IRMS Workshop in Ithaca, NY. Tentative dates are June 28th 2009 through July 1st 2009.
Mark Jandricic was hired as a technician to take over the day-to-day operations of the Delta Plus IRMS.
FIRMS inter-laboratory isotope measurement comparison
COIL has taken part in the 4th FIRMS inter-laboratory isotope measurement comparison. Results will be available in August 2008.
Art Kasson attended the 14th CF-IRMS Workshop in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
Gasbench II Now Available!
After several months of calibration on the Gasbench II (the newest device interfaced to the Delta V IRMS) both N2 and CO2 gas measurements are available.
Gasbench II Calibration
Calibration of Gasbench II begins.
Love is in the air...
On February 14th (Valentine’s Day) Kim Sparks declares her love of isotopes!
The PreCon device was plumbed into the Delta V IRMS. The plan is to calibrate this device for both CH4 and N2O analysis by the end of the year.