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Analytical Lab

Instrumentation and Analysis

Soil

  • Soil Moisture
  • Texture, Hydrometer
  • Total Carbon
  • Organic/Inorganic Carbon
  • Total Nitrogen (coming soon)

Water and Soil Extracts

  • pH
  • Conductivity (EC)
  • Total Carbon (TOC)
  • Inorganic Carbon (IC)
  • Dissolved Organic Carbon (DOC)
  • Total Nitrogen (coming soon)
  • Metal Cations by Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry Na, K, Ca, Mg, Cu, and Fe
  • ICP-MS elemental analysis
  • Anions ICS (coming soon)
  • Cations and minor elements ICP-OES (coming soon)
  • Nitrate, Ammonium, Phosphate (coming soon)

Vegetation

  • Total Carbon
  • Total Nitrogen (coming soon)
  • Cations and minor elements ICP-OES (coming soon)

Sample Prep

  • Microwave Digestion
  • Block Digestion
  • Muffle Furnace and Drying Oven

Fee Schedule (coming soon)

Sample Collection Instructions and Videos (coming soon)

Education & Outreach

Contact

Colleen Jones, Ph.D.

  • Phone: (435) 722-1757
  • Email: colleen.jones@usu.edu
  • Lab: BEERC, 217 & 218
  • Office: BEERC, 221S
  • Mailing and Shipping Address:
    Environmental Analytical Laboratory
    Utah State University – Vernal
    320 N Aggie Blvd
    Vernal, Utah 84078