Institute of

Climate-Smart Agriculture

Secretariat

Steffanie Schirren
Institute of Climate-Smart Agriculture

Bundesallee 65
38116 Braunschweig
Phone: +49 531 596 2602
Fax: +49 531 596 2699
ak@thuenen.de


Gasbench-IRMS

Isotope ratio mass spectrometer (Thermo Fisher Scientific MAT 253) connected to a Gasbench II and a PAL Autosampler
Isotope ratio mass spectrometer (Thermo Fisher Scientific MAT 253) connected to a Gasbench II and a PAL Autosampler (© Thünen-Institut/AK)

Determination of the C- and N- Isotope composition of gaseous samples at either natural abundance or enrichment levels. Gasbench II connects the PAL- autosampler and the mass spectrometer. The gasbench had been modified so that 15N2 from tracer experiments can be determined.