COVID-19 Update
NOSAMS is open and operating with minimal staff while respecting conservative social distancing as outlined by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and WHOI policies. We are accepting and processing samples and do not expect an increase in turnaround times as a result of COVID-19. We welcome questions or comments at nosams@whoi.edu
  • National Ocean Sciences Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Facility (NOSAMS)
  • National Ocean Sciences Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Facility (NOSAMS)
  • National Ocean Sciences Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Facility (NOSAMS)

Welcome

The National Ocean Sciences Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (NOSAMS) facility provides a growing range of radiocarbon dating services and scientific support to clients. Founded at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in 1989, we provide thousands of quality radiocarbon results per year for investigators using 14C in their research. MORE...

 

14C Class

Education
Introduction to Radiocarbon
Short Course

Fall, 2020

Client Services

Log into the Client Portal to view the status of samples in progress, download past results, and to enter new sample submission data.

Client Portal

Education

Education

NOSAMS serves the scientific community by providing education and advice on the use of radiocarbon AMS as a multipurpose tool for research.  MORE...

Funding

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NOSAMS operates at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
with National Science Foundation sponsorship.