Prices

Department of Renewable Resources researchers please contact NRAL for an internal price list.

Prices are in Canadian dollars and do not include GST. Prices are subject to change.

 

 

Price List

 ICP-OES Canadian Academic Private/Industry
 Analysis cost, up to 10 elements $18.00 $20.00
 Analysis cost, each additional element $0.50  $0.50
      Sample prep: MARS microwave
      digestion with nitric acid 
$4.00  $5.00 
      Sample prep: soil Cation Exchange Capacity
      (CEC) (for exchangeable cations) 
$20.00 $20.00 
      Sample prep: soil saturated paste, including Sodium Absorption Ratio (SAR)  $6.00  $7.50 
* Commonly requested elements include K, Na, Ca, Mg, Zn, Fe, Mn, Cu, Li, S, P, and B.
Please contact NRAL for a full list.

Ion Chromatography Canadian Academic Private/Industry
Basic analysis, up to 6 anions: Cl-, Br-, SO42-, PO43-, NO3-, NO2- $13.00 $15.00
     Sample prep (water extraction)
$3.50  $4.00
     Sample prep (filtering) $2.50  $3.00 

 Shimadzu – Total Organic Carbon (TOC) Canadian Academic Private/Industry
NPOC (non-purgeable organic carbon) $12.00 $14.00
TN (total nitrogen) $12.00 $14.00
NPOC and TN $12.00 $14.00
TC (total carbon) $12.00 $14.00              
TIC (total inorganic carbon)  $12.00 $14.00              
TC and TIC  $14.50  $17.00 
TC, TIC, NPOC and TN $17.00  $20.00 
   Sample prep (filtering) $2.50  $3.00 
Microbial Biomass  Please contact Please contact
   Prep for Microbial Biomass Please contact Please contact 

FLASH 2000 – Elemental Analysis Canadian Academic Private/Industry
Total Nitrogen and Total Carbon (TN/TC) $12.00 $15.00
TN Only
$10.00 $12.00
Total Organic Carbon (TOC) $12.00  $15.00              
TN/TC/TOC  $20.00 $25.00 
  Sample prep (grinding) for each above $5.00  $6.00 
Light-Fraction TN/TC  $12.00  $15.00 
  Sample prep (Light-Fraction TN/TC) $45.00  $52.00 

Smartchem – Colourimetry Canadian Academic Private/Industry
Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen (TKN) $5.00 $5.50
Total Phosphorous (TP)
$5.00 $5.50
TKN and TP $9.00 $10.00              
   Sample prep (digestion) for each above $6.00  $7.00 
PO4-P (Extractable P)  $5.00  $5.50 
NH4-N  $5.00  $5.50 
NO3-N  $5.00  $5.50 
NH4-N and NO3-N  $9.00 $10.00 
   Sample prep (extraction) for each of the above  $4.00  $5.00 
   Optional Mineralizable N sample prep (7- day, anaerobic method) $20.00  $20.00 
   Optional Mineralizable N sample prep (28- day, aerobic method) $35.00  $35.00 
NH4-N, NO3-N, and PO4-P     $14.00  $15.50 
  Sample prep (extraction) for NH4-N, NO3-N, and PO4-P  $7.00  $8.00 
Hot KCl (NH4-N)  $5.00  $5.50 
  Sample prep (Hot KCl) $12.00  $15.00 
Cation Exchange Capacity (CEC), NH4-N  $5.00  $5.50 
  Sample prep (CEC) $20.00  $20.00 

Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (IRMS) Canadian Academic Private/Industry
δ13C and/or δ15N $18.00 $21.00
δ18O, δ2H
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   Sample prep (grinding) $5.00 $6.00              
     
General Analyses Canadian Academic Private/Industry
Electrical Conductivity $4.50 $5.00 
pH $4.50 $5.00 
      Prep for pH (soils, water extraction and centrifuge) $4.00 $5.00 
Electrical Conductivity and pH  $5.00 $5.50
Soil Moisture Content $3.50 $4.00 
Loss-on-Ignition (LOI) $4.00 $4.50
Particle Size Analysis (PSA) $15.00 $18.00
     PSA Pretreatment: Inorganic Carbonates Removal   $5.00 $7.00
     PSA Pretreatment: Organic Matter Digest $9.00 $12.00
Alkalinity (titration, reported as HCO3- or CO32-)  $12.00  $15.00
Other sample preparation options and non-standard tests may be available. Please contact NRAL for more information.