Isobar Science Webinars


Watch our webinar on an Introduction to Lead Isotopes and Applications.

Watch this webinar to learn:

  • An introduction to lead (Pb) isotopes and decay
  • The geology of Pb isotopes
  • Human intervention of Pb cycling
  • Additional Pb applications: soil characterization, tree-ring analysis, groundwater, archaeology provenance studies, forensics
  • Preparing samples for Pb isotopic analysis

Live webinar: March 24, 2021

Speakers: Maren Pauly, Account Manager @Isobar Science / Arash Sharifi, VP of Lab Operations @Isobar Science


This webinar will discuss:

  • Strontium (Sr), the 38th element
  • Sr in nature
  • Measuring concentration and isotopic ratios of Sr
  • Applications of Sr isotopes
  • Research design and sampling strategies
  • What to expect from your lab when measuring Sr isotopes

Live webinar: Feb 17, 2021

Speaker: Arash Sharifi, VP of Lab Operations @Isobar Science
An Introduction to Uranium-Thorium Dating

Watch this webinar recording to learn:

  • Review the chemistry of U-Th Dating
  • Learn how U-Th differs from C-14
  • Discuss U-Th Dating advancements, limitations, and application examples

Live webinar: January 27, 2021

Speaker: Maren Pauly, Account Manager @Isobar Science

This webinar series demonstrates how the integration of stable isotopic analysis improves water quality and water management systems.


Watch this webinar recording to:

  • Define boron (B) and its occurrence in water
  • Review boron isotopic analysis on water studies (fingerprinting, paleo pH, and nutrient source tracking)
  • Discuss case studies on the application of boron analysis

Live webinar: November 12, 2020

Speaker: Sean P. Ahearn, Beta Analytic’s project manager for water services

Webinar Topics:

  • Compare and describe how stable and radiogenic carbon isotopes are used in water resource management.
  • Define the differences between inorganic and organic dissolved carbon pools.
  • Review case studies and gain insight into carbon budgets on local and global scales.

Live webinar: August 12, 2020

Speaker: Sean P. Ahearn, Beta Analytic’s project manager for water services



Watch this webinar to:

  • Discover how isotopic analysis is used to fingerprint, source, and track nitrogen pollution
  • Examine how this data is related to the fate of a nutrient in a system
  • Understand how monitoring of isotopic values can improve remediation projects

Live webinar: July 1, 2020

Speaker: Sean P. Ahearn, Beta Analytic’s project manager for water services

This webinar series demonstrates how the integration of stable isotopic analysis improves water quality and water management systems.

Topics include:

  • Recognizing how isotopic data can be used to fingerprint water sources
  • Defining the Global Meteoric Water Line and its significance in water resource management
  • A review on how isotopic data can be used in modeling water recharge.

Live webinar: May 27, 2020

Speaker: Sean P. Ahearn, Beta Analytic’s project manager for water services

This webinar series demonstrates how the integration of stable isotopic analysis improves water quality and water management systems.

Watch this webinar to learn:

  • Background on isotopic science
  • Define what a delta value is & explain what the changes in delta values represent
  • Recognize the difference between stable isotopic values and radiogenic isotopic values

Live webinar: April 29, 2020

Speaker: Sean P. Ahearn, Beta Analytic’s project manager for water services