Services & Tools

Horn Point Laboratory Analytical Services

The Horn Point Analytical Services Laboratory provides a wide range of water quality analyses for investigators from the University System of Maryland and around the world. All analyses follow strict QA/QC procedures. Details on methodology and equipment are available upon request. If you have special needs for analyses (e.g. fast turn around) in addition to those listed below, please contact us. The Analytical Services personnel can also assist in providing supplies and equipment for field sampling and collection. Please ask about all your sampling and analytical needs.

Current pricing             Requisition form for use with sample analyses.

Nutrient Analyses Pigment Analyses
Dissolved (fresh, brackish, or seawater samples)
Nitrate and nitrite
Nitrite
Ammonium
Phosphate
Silicate
Total nitrogen (filtered or unfiltered)
Total phosphorus (filtered or unfiltered)

Particulate
Nitrogen, carbon and phosphorus
Total Suspended Solids

Please contact Erica Kiss at 410-221-8317.

Pigment analyses by HPLC
Chlorophylls a,b,c
Full suite of carotenoids, xanthophylls, and chlorophylls

HPLC Methodology upon request.

Pigment Analyses by fluorometry
Chlorophyll a
Phaeophytin

Please contact Meg Maddox at
410-221-8375

Personal training on water quality and pigment analyses available upon request.