Nutrient Analysis

Putting Advanced Technology to Work

The Bigelow Analytical Services (BAS) Facility is located on Bigelow Laboratoryís Ocean Science and Education Campus in East Boothbay, Maine. The state≠-of-the-≠art facility provides analytical services to public and private entities. This advanced technology is available to local, national, and international researchers in all fields of study including marine chemistry, aquaculture, pharmacy, and fisheries. Our experienced scientists and technicians provide the highest quality testing in a timely manner.

Nutrient Analyses: Freshwater, Estuarine and Oceanic Water

Inorganic Nutrients:

  • Nitrate (NO3-)
  • Nitrite (NO2-)
  • Phosphate (PO42-)
  • Silicate (SiO4)
  • Ammonium (NH4+)

All analyses utilize a SEAL AA3HR Segmented Flow Autoanalyzer.

Costs: $5.50 per analyte

Contact: Debra Lomas for details on analytical approach and sample handling.

Bigelow Analytical Services

Dr. Stephen Archer, Director

Debra Lomas, Nutrient Analysis

Phone: +1 207 315-2567, ext. 518

BAS is open to requests for new approaches and analyses. Please email Dr. Steve Archer for more information. Click the links below for more details on BAS services.