Chapter 2. Natural Abundance Variation of Stable Isotopes

  1. Dr Wolfram Meier-Augenstein1,2

Published Online: 30 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688762.ch2

Stable Isotope Forensics: An Introduction to the Forensic Application of Stable Isotope Analysis

Stable Isotope Forensics: An Introduction to the Forensic Application of Stable Isotope Analysis

How to Cite

Meier-Augenstein, W. (2010) Natural Abundance Variation of Stable Isotopes, in Stable Isotope Forensics: An Introduction to the Forensic Application of Stable Isotope Analysis, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470688762.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Centre for Anatomy & Human Identification, University of Dundee, UK

  2. 2

    SCRI, Invergowrie, Dundee, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 19 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470517055

Online ISBN: 9780470688762

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Keywords:

  • instrumentation and analytical techniques;
  • mass spectrometry versus isotope ratio mass spectrometry (IRMS);
  • isotopic calibration, quality control in continuous flow IRMS;
  • instrumentation and δ notation, dual inlet IRMS;
  • forensic stable isotope analytical procedures - FIRMS network;
  • statistical analysis, stable isotope data within forensic context;
  • generic considerations for stable isotope analysis - BSIA and CSIA