Environmental Analytical Facility

at the University of Massachusetts Boston

Sample Pricing and Preparation

Per sample (or hourly) User Rates [Self Service (SS/Daily) and Full Service (FS)] for Internal, Government, External Academic, and Industry/Private Users for the University of Massachusetts Boston Environmental Analytical Facility

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Analysis

    SS Daily SS Daily SS Daily SS Daily        FS FS FS FS
Analysis        Internal Gov. Ext. Acad.   Ind./Priv.   Internal Gov. Ext. Acad.   Ind./Priv.
ICP-MS Total Elemental  

185

282 297 409   37 56 59 82
LA-ICP-MS Simple   263 401 422 581   40 61 64 88
LA-ICP-MS Mapping   263 401 422 581   321 490 515 709
LC-ICP-MS   208 317 334 460   77 117 124 170
GC-ICP-MS   201 307 323 444   74 113 119 164
Otolith LA-ICP-MS Simple   256 390 411 566   27 41 43 60
Otolith LA-ICP-MS Mapping   256 390 411 566   229 349 368 506
Dentaries and Fins LA-ICP-MS simple   251 383 403 555   13 20 21 29
EA (TC)-IRMS (N and C or S in solids)   226 345 363 499   15 23 24 33
ED-XRF-Major Elements   49 75 79 108   26 40 42 57
GB-IRMS   238 363 382 526   13 20 21 29
GC-IRMS   206 314 331 455   226 345 363 499
GC-MS or ECD   65 99 104 144   190 290 305 420
HPLC (F or UV)   23 35 37 51   45 69 72 99
AA   59 90 95 130   38 58 61 84
Mercury Analysis   49 75 79 108   23 35 37 51
Total N and C or S   61 93 98 135   9 14 14 20
Liquid nutrients (Lachat FIA or TIC/TOC)   60 92 96 133   35 53 56 77
FTIR Microscope   49 75 79 708   39 59 63 86
SEM (per hour not Sample)   53 81 85 117   41 63 66 91
UV-Vis Sprectrometer (Chl)   31 47 50 69   23 35 37 51
Fluorometer (Chl)   31 47 50 69   23 35 37 51
Age and Growth (Otoliths/mussels)   19 29 30 42   17 26 27 38
Age Dating   49 75 79 108   26 40 42 57
                     
Microbalance (per hour rates)   20 31 32 44          
Micromil (hi precision drill; per hour rates)   20 31 32 44          
Ball mill (organic material grinder; per sample)   20 31 32 44          

 

USER LEVEL CATEGORIES DESCRIPTION
Self Service users that are fully trained and do not need any assistance from EAF staff for sample preparation, instrument opeation, or data reporting and only need access to fully functioning equipment.
Full Service users who rely on EAF staff for all sample preparation, analysis, and data reporting
   
RATE CATEGORIES DESCRIPTION
Daily self service daily rate instead of per sample rate for each level of users; requires individuals have training (EAF or other) and approved by the EAF to be self-service users
Internal affiliated with UMass Boston (e.g. student, staff, faculty, adjunct) users and are not subject to an indirect rate because the institution is supporting the facility
Government local, state, and federal government users are subject to an additional 52.5% indirect rate in support of the facility and the institution
External Academic External Academic users are subject to an additional 60.5% indirect rate in support of the facility and the institution
Industry/Private Industry/Private users are subject to an additional 121% indirect rate in support of the facility and the institution
   
HOURLY RATES DESCRIPTION
Sample Preparation Rates $20.00 / hr
Training/On Call Rates $41.00 / hr to $125.00 / hr depending on trainer/on-call person

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