Dataset: Brault 2014 - Bulk Carbon and Nitrogen isotopes
Deployment: lab_UCSC_Koch

Bulk Carbon and Nitrogen isotopes from sperm whale dentin
Principal Investigator: 
Paul L. Koch (University of California-Santa Cruz, UC Santa Cruz)
Co-Principal Investigator: 
Matthew D. McCarthy (University of California-Santa Cruz, UC Santa Cruz)
Emily K. Brault (University of California-Santa Cruz, UC Santa Cruz)
BCO-DMO Data Manager: 
Nancy Copley (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI BCO-DMO)
Current State: 
Final no updates expected
Version Date: 

Bulk Carbon and Nitrogen isotope values of raw and decalcified dentin from a sperm whale tooth were measured to determine the effects of decalcification and the accuracy of untreated dentin results.The sperm whale tooth came from the California Current System.

Related Reference:
All sampling and analytical information are supplied in: Brault EK, Koch PK, Gier E, Ruiz-Cooley RI, Zupcic J, Gilbert KN, McCarthy MD (2014) Effects of decalcification on bulk and compound-specific nitrogen and carbon isotope analyses of dentin. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 28: 2744-2752.

Related Datasets:
Brault 2014: Compound-specific Carbon in sperm whale dentin
Brault 2014: Compound-specific Nitrogen in sperm whale dentin

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