Water

***Due to the COVID-19 crisis, we are unable to accept samples at this time. This page will be updated when we are able to accept samples again. Email zearley.1@osu.edu if you would like to be notified of the lab's reopening via email.***

Instrumentation includes Lachat flow injection analyzer, ICP-OES, pH and EC probes, and spectrophotometer. We offer the following extractions and analyses:

pH and electrical conductivity 

Analysis Method (Click the method to view the SOP) Cost/Sample ($)   Self-serve Instrument Available Contact
pH pH probe 3 Yes Shane Whitacre
Salinity Electrical conductivity (1:1 deionized water:media) 3 Yes Shane Whitacre

Elemental Analysis 

Analysis Method (Click the method to view the SOP) Cost/Sample ($)   Self-serve Instrument Available Contact
ICP analysis USEPA 6010 8 (1-5 elements)   Shane Whitacre
10 (6-10 elements)   Shane Whitacre
14 (10+ elements)   Shane Whitacre
Anions (F, Cl, NO2, NO3, PO4, SO4) USEPA 300.0 10    Shane Whitacre
Dissolved NOx (NO2+NO3) Lachat colorimetric analysis 8   Shane Whitacre
Dissolved NH4 Lachat colorimetric analysis 8   Shane Whitacre
Dissolved NOx + NH4 Lachat colorimetric analysis 10   Shane Whitacre
Dissolved PO4 Lachat colorimetric analysis 8   Shane Whitacre
Dissolved PO4 + NOx + NH4 Lachat colorimetric analysis 12   Shane Whitacre
Total P Acid persulfate digest + ICP 14 Extraction only Shane Whitacre
Total N Alkaline persulfate digest (NO2+NO3) + Lachat colorimetric analysis 14 Extraction only Shane Whitacre