Cost Estimate (Canadian dollars)

The pricing for 210Pb analyses, by alpha spectroscopy, is available by contacting, All pricing is in Canadian dollars. Please include your email and full address for the quotation.

Pricing is per sample. A chronological profile of a sediment core usually requires 12-16 samples, and is dependent on the length of core and study location. If you have questions or require some guidance, contact us.

Turn Around and Receiving Data

When your samples have arrived, they are logged in and submitted to the lab. From this date, the turn around time for receiving the dating profile is approximately 3-4 months. If you are sending a very large batch of cores (more than 2 cores), the turn around may be a bit longer depending on the queue. All samples are done in order of receival.

Please note the lab is closed during the following dates: Easter, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Labour Day, Thanksgiving (CAN), Remembrance Day, and Dec 20 thru Jan 5.

Payment Option (Canadian dollars)

Payments can be made by cheque or wire transfer to Chronos Scientific Inc. Banking information will be provided at time of invoicing. Please provide your email and full address on the sample submission form. If we need to become a registered supplier, please send us all required forms when you send us the sample submission form.