About Us
Sample Submissions

The University at Buffalo Organic and Stable Isotope Biogeochemistry Laboratory (OSIBL) is a service center open to any user. 

We apply state-of-the-art organic and stable isotope biocheochemical tools to address questions regarding climate, environment, and water-related natural hazards.

We are grateful for support from the NSF-Earth Sciences Instrumentation and Facilities Program

#UBGChem #UBPaleoclimate #UBOSIBL

Information about our analytical capabilities at the Instruments page and types of services provided at the Services page. If you'd like to submit samples for analysis, check out Sample Submissions.


Lab Personnel


Dr. Elizabeth K.Thomas

Associate Professor
Organic & Stable Isotope Biogeochemistry Lab Director
Paleoclimate Lab Co-Director
Geology Department

email: ekthomas buffalo edu

For more information on research conducted by our team, check out Dr. Thomas' website.


Nancy Leon

Organic & Stable Isotope Biogeochemistry Lab Technician
Responsible for day to day operation of the facility including instrument operation & maintenance, data processing, and training new lab users.

email: nleon buffalo edu