Beta Analytic Updates

Geochemical Fingerprinting Webinar: Sr-Nd-Hf-Pb Isotopes

Beta Analytic subsidiary Isobar Science invites all researchers to view the webinar “Application of Sr-Nd-Hf-Pb Isotope Systematics in Earth Science”. Register Here to view the webinar on demandLive webinar: June 24, 2021Speaker: Dr. Arash Sharifi, Isobar Science’s VP of Lab Operations

ACRA Webinar: AMS Dating Basics by Beta Analytic

Beta Analytic invites members of the American Cultural Resources Association (ACRA) to join the Radiocarbon Dating Basics webinar scheduled on May 13, 2021, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern Time. Beta Analytic and Isobar Science account manager Dr. Maren Pauly is the speaker.

View Beta’s Lead Isotopes and Applications Webinar

Register here to view the free webinar “Introduction to Lead (Pb) Isotopes and Applications” on demand.
Live Webinar: March 24, 2021
Speakers: Dr. Maren Pauly and Dr. Arash Sharifi

Application of Strontium Isotopes Webinar

REGISTER HERE to view the webinar on demand.
Live Webinar: February 17, 2021
Speakers: Dr. Arash Sharifi (Isobar Science VP of Lab Operations), Dr. Maren Pauly (Isobar Science Account Manager)

Beta Analytic Photo Contest

Congratulations to the winners – 1st place: Ms. Fernanda Charqueño (CENAC-PNNH, CONICET), 2nd place: Lucía Rivas (CONICET-YTEC), 3rd place: Romina Achaga (CIFICEN-UNICEN).

Beta Analytic Webinar: U-Th or Carbon-14 Dating?

Live Webinar: January 27, 2021
Speaker: Dr. Maren Pauly, Beta Analytic and Isobar Science account manager.

Beta Analytic 2021 Holiday Schedule

  • July 5, 2021 – Independence Day
  • September 6, 2021 – Labor Day
  • November 11, 2021 – Veterans Day
  • November 25-26, 2021 – Thanksgiving Holiday
  • December 23, 2021 to January 2, 2022 (all dates inclusive)

Beta’s Webinar on Boron Isotopic Analysis

Live Webinar: November 12, 2020
Speaker: Mr. Sean Ahearn, Beta Analytic’s project manager for water services.

Beta’s Webinar on Dissolved Carbon

Live webinar: August 12, 2020
Speaker: Mr. Sean Ahearn, Beta Analytic’s project manager for water services.

Beta Analytic’s Webinar on Nutrient Source Tracking

Live Webinar: July 1, 2020
Speaker: Mr. Sean Ahearn, Beta Analytic’s project manager for water services.

High-Quality Testing Services for Geotechnical Firms

Radiocarbon dating, stable isotope analysis of water, and nitrate source tracking methods can be useful to geotechnical firms. While under a tight schedule to meet a client’s deadline, receiving ISO 17025-accredited analytical results in a timely manner can result in successful project outcomes.

View our Webinar on Isotopes in Hydrology

Beta Analytic’s second webinar was on May 27, 2020, at 12:00 PM EST (USA & Canada). The speaker was Mr. Sean P. Ahearn, Beta Analytic’s Project Manager for water services.

Beta Analytic at EGU 2020: Sharing Geoscience Online

The European Geosciences Union’s 2020 General Assembly in Vienna, Austria, has been cancelled but research presentations continue through the initiative called “EGU2020: Sharing Geoscience Online”, which starts on May 4. The week-long series of online activities includes a presentation by Dr. Arash Sharifi, a member of Beta Analytic’s Research and Development Department.

Beta Analytic Webinar – Isotopes 101

Beta Analytic’s first webinar was held on April 29, 2020. It is an introduction to isotopic analysis.

Sr Ratios & U-Th Dating Services Now Available

In 2020, Beta Analytic starts to offer specialized isotope services for geochronology, geochemical fingerprinting, and environmental source tracking through its subsidiary Isobar Science.

Beta Analytic Attends 2019 AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco

Radiocarbon dating laboratory Beta Analytic exhibited at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting from the 9th to 13th of December 2019. Celebrating its centennial year, AGU returned to its roots for the 2019 Fall Meeting by holding it in San Francisco, the home of the meeting for more than 40 years.

Beta Analytic Announces Winner of GSA 2019 AMS Date Raffle

Congratulations to Dr. Brian McConnell for winning Beta Analytic’s AMS Date raffle exclusive to attendees of the 131st annual meeting of the Geological Society of America (GSA) held in Phoenix, Arizona. The four-day event started on September 22, 2019.

Beta Analytic’s 3rd Annual Geology Photo Contest

As part of its 40th anniversary celebration, ISO 17025-accredited Beta Analytic held a photo contest for geologists across China. During the two-month duration of the contest, the lab received more than 500 photos of amazing landforms in its WeChat account. 

Beta Analytic to Hold an AMS Date Raffle at 2019 SAA Meeting

AMS dating lab Beta Analytic is inviting members of the Society of American Archaeology (SAA) to join the raffle at Booth #300 during the 84th SAA Annual Meeting to be held at the Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico, from April 10-14, 2019.

AMS Dating Lab Beta Analytic Exhibits at AGU 2018

Miami-based carbon dating lab Beta Analytic is inviting participants of the 2018 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting to visit Booth #1305. Beta Analytic associates Tamara Armstrong, Troy Day and Haley Gershon are available for consultation throughout the five-day event slated to begin on December 10, 2018.

Beta Analytic to Join GSA 2018 as Exhibitor

ISO 17025-accredited carbon dating laboratory Beta Analytic is inviting participants of the 130th annual meeting of the Geological Society of America (GSA) to visit Booth 619 from November 4-7, 2018. This year’s meeting will be held at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Beta Analytic’s 2018 Geology Photo Competition in China

Earlier this year, Beta Analytic’s China office held its second geology photo competition via the local social media platform WeChat. Beta Analytic received more than 400 impressive entries from geologists throughout China.

Radiocarbon Lab Beta Analytic Joins ACRA’s 2018 Conference

Beta Analytic invites members of the American Cultural Resources Association to visit its booth at the 2018 ACRA annual conference to be held at the Netherland Plaza Hilton Hotel in Cincinnati, Ohio, starting September 6, 2018.

AMS Lab Beta Analytic Invites SAA Members to Visit Booth 205

Radiocarbon lab Beta Analytic is joining the 83rd Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archaeology (SAA) to be held at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, DC. From April 11-15, 2018, the lab’s Deputy Director and Technical Manager Chris Patrick and North American Operations Manager Brett Bell will be available at Booth #205 for consultation.

Join our AMS Date Raffle

We are giving away five (5) AMS date vouchers worth US$595 each. The raffle is open to undergrad and postgrad researchers in Europe, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America and South America.

AMS Lab Beta Analytic Promotes New Services at AGU 2017

Highlighting the convenience of sending samples to a lab for Carbon-14 dating and stable isotope analysis, Beta Analytic invites attendees of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) 2017 Fall Meeting to visit its booth. Beta Analytic Deputy Director and Quality Manager Ron Hatfield and North American Operations Manager Brett Brell will be available for consultation at Booth 2147 during the five-day event to be held at the The Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, starting December 11.

Carbon-14 Dating Lab Beta Analytic Exhibits at GSA 2017

Beta Analytic was an exhibitor at the 129th Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America (GSA) held on October 22-25, 2017 in the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. The AMS lab’s Deputy Director and Technical Manager Mr. Chris Patrick was on site at Booth 431 to talk about the lab’s carbon dating and stable isotope analysis services.

Beta Analytic Launches Geology Photo Contest in China

ISO 17025-accredited radiocarbon lab Beta Analytic launched its first ever photo competition in May 2017. The lab’s China office invited geologists throughout the country to submit their best field work photos through social media platform WeChat. Beta Analytic received more than 200 entries showcasing China’s stunning geological sites.

C14 Dating Lab Beta Analytic Takes Part in ACRA 2017

Beta Analytic Deputy Director and Quality Manager Mr. Ron Hatfield attended the recently concluded American Cultural Resources Association (ACRA) 2017 conference held last September 7-10 at The Warwick Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mr. Hatfield promoted the lab’s radiocarbon dating and stable isotope analysis services.

What Difference Does a C14 Lab’s Turnaround Time Make?

Choosing a radiocarbon dating laboratory is not always easy; there are many factors to consider and often budgetary constraints to negotiate. An important factor in decision-making is how quickly the results are reported, particularly if there are deadlines to meet. Even when there is no impending deadline, a fast turnaround time can be important and lead to cost savings in the long run.

AMS Lab Beta Analytic Joins SAA 2017 Annual Meeting

ISO 17025-accredited lab Beta Analytic attended the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archaeology (SAA) held on March 29 to April 2, 2017 in Vancouver, Canada. Beta Analytic Deputy Director and Technical Manager Mr. Chris Patrick and North American Operations Manager Brett Bell took inquiries from attendees. 

Radiocarbon Dating Lab Upgrades Service for Bone Collagen

As part of the continuous efforts to enhance the laboratory’s value-added services, Beta Analytic now provides C:N, %C and %N measurements on collagen extracted from non-cremated bones in addition to δ15N and δ13C stable isotope analysis at no additional cost for samples sent for radiocarbon dating.

Beta Analytic Offers Free Stable Isotope Analysis for Water

Beta Analytic is expanding its services for groundwater and, for a limited time, is including free additional measurements when clients submit samples for radiocarbon dating. The laboratory is including isotope ratios for deuterium (dD) and oxygen (d18O) at no additional cost for all water samples submitted for accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) dating until August 2016.

Beta Analytic Offers Free d15N and d18O Testing to Clients

In an effort to further support ​its ​clients’ research, Beta Analytic will provide free d15N measurements on non-cremated bones and d18O on carbonates submitted for radiocarbon dating. The ISO 17025-accredited lab has recently removed its micro-sample analysis fees and cancellation fees for samples that are too small for standard AMS dating. 

Beta Analytic Eliminates Cancellation Fees and Partial Charges

Beta Analytic, a professional ISO/IEC 17025:2017-accredited radiocarbon dating laboratory, is removing cancellation and partial analysis fees for samples that are too small or do not provide adequate carbon for accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) dating.

Beta Analytic Radiocarbon Dating Lab – Fast, Accurate, Reliable

Beta Analytic’s radiocarbon measurements are all ISO/IEC 17025:2017-accredited. Quality assurance reports are provided (QA report example). The QA report provides the results of reference materials used to validate radiocarbon analyses prior to reporting.

Beta Analytic Announces New Taiwan Address

Radiocarbon dating laboratory Beta Analytic has transferred its Taiwan forwarding office to another location in Taipei. Effective November 20, 2014, samples should be sent to the following address: Beta實驗室台北代理處 台北市龍江路143-2號 No.143-2, Longjiang Rd., Zhongshan Dist., Taipei City 104 Taiwan Beta Analytic Taiwan Clients can still contact the Taiwan office at these numbers. Tel: (+886)-2-2175-2317 Fax: […]

Demand a Tracer-Free Laboratory for Radiocarbon Dating

As part of its commitment to provide high-quality results to its clients, ISO/IEC 17025:2017-accredited Beta Analytic does not accept pharmaceutical samples with “tracer Carbon-14” or any other material containing artificial Carbon-14 (14C) to eliminate the risk of cross-contamination.

Beta Analytic Launches New Online Form

To better serve its clients, ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accredited Beta Analytic has revamped its online form. Clients can now send multiple data sets in one form. The form is available in various languages.

Beta Analytic – Tracer Free and No Subcontractors

As part of its commitment to provide high-quality results to its clients, ISO/IEC 17025:2017-accredited Beta Analytic does not accept pharmaceutical samples with “tracer Carbon-14” or any other material containing artificial Carbon-14 to eliminate the risk of cross-contamination.

Carbon-14 Dating Lab Beta Analytic Exhibits at SAA 2014

ISO/IEC 17025:2017-accredited laboratory Beta Analytic is inviting all participants of the Society for American Archaeology (SAA) 79th Annual Meeting to visit its booth. Mr. Chris Patrick, the lab’s Deputy Director and Technical Manager, welcomes inquiries at Booth 300 during the five-day event currently underway at the Hilton Austin & Austin Convention Center in Texas.

Beta Analytic Q&A: Do you Accept Beeswax for AMS Dating?

We have dated beeswax, sometimes with good success, sometimes not. This is because no pretreatment for organic contaminants can be applied. Thus, if any younger or older carbon has been incorporated in the beeswax, it will be represented in the result.

Beta Analytic Opens Forwarding Office in Taiwan

ISO/IEC 17025:2017-accredited radiocarbon dating laboratory Beta Analytic has recently opened a sample forwarding office in Taipei City, Taiwan. The company can now bill in Taiwan Dollar (TWD) via its new office. Clients who will pay in US Dollars (USD) will be billed via the Miami headquarters.

Beta Analytic Now Provides Ultrafiltration Pretreatment for Bones

In addition to conventional collagen extraction, ISO/IEC 17025:2017-accredited Beta Analytic now offers ultrafiltration of bone collagen in response to clients’ need for additional pretreatments specific to their research opinions and objectives.

Beta Analytic Completes ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Re-accreditation

Beta Analytic Inc., the world’s largest professional radiocarbon dating laboratory, has successfully completed its ISO/IEC 17025:2017 re-accreditation assessment, according to Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation, Inc. (PJLA). Beta Analytic maintains its ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation as part of its commitment to provide high-quality results and excellent customer service to clients worldwide.

Beta Analytic Opens Forwarding Office in South Korea

To better serve clients in South Korea, ISO/IEC 17025:2017-accredited Beta Analytic has opened a sample forwarding office in Seoul. The initiative is part of the company’s commitment to provide archaelogists, geoscientists, forensic experts, and other researchers in Asia with high-quality radiocarbon dating services. All samples submitted to the forwarding facilities are sent to the Miami […]

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Beta Analytic Promotes Radiocarbon Dating Services at SAA 77th Annual Meeting

Beta Analytic Inc. is one of the exhibitors of the Society for American Archaeology (SAA) 77th Annual Meeting currently underway in Memphis, Tennessee. The company’s Deputy Director and Technical Manager Chris Patrick and Operations Manager for Latin America/Iberian Peninsula Martin Tesini are inviting participants of the five-day event to visit Booth 812 at the Memphis […]

Beta Analytic Exhibits at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2011

Beta Analytic Inc. invites participants of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting to visit its booth during the five-day event slated to begin on December 5, 2011, at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California. Beta Analytic Deputy Director and Quality Manager Ron Hatfield will be available at Booth #1615 to talk about […]

Beta Analytic Joins 2011 GSA Annual Meeting to Promote Faster Services

ISO/IEC 17025:2017-accredited radiocarbon dating lab Beta Analytic will be exhibiting at the Geological Society of America’s 123rd Annual Meeting and Exposition in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Beta Analytic Deputy Director and Technical Manager Chris Patrick will be available at Booth 718 from October 9 to October 12, 2011, to talk about the lab’s faster turnaround times and […]