Course on Radiocarbon in Ecology and Earth System Science

This course will expose students and postdocs to the uses of radiocarbon in ecology and earth system science, especially in relation to ecosystem and global carbon cycling. There will be morning lectures on the theory of radiocarbon by various instructors, followed by hands-on laboratory activities with processing and analyzing samples using Accelerator Mass Spectrometry technology in the afternoon. Applications are due April 15, 2014. The application form for the class is available online:

Date:    July 21-26, 2014
Location:    University of California, Irvine

Organizers:  Claudia Czimczik (, Ted Schuur (, Susan Trumbore (


Handout:  2014 Course Announcement