SUERC operates two separate radiocarbon dating laboratories
SUERC Radiocarbon Dating Laboratory
The SUERC laboratory is primarily involved in archaeological and environmental research, using stable isotopes (13C and 15N) for dietary reconstruction as well as 14C. The laboratory undertakes accelerator mass spectrometric analysis of 14C by converting milligram quantities of sample carbon to graphite followed by measurement at the SUERC AMS Laboratory using its 5 MV and 250kV National Electrostatic Corporation AMS systems. In addition to fulfilling a research role within the UK university system and undertaking its own in-house research, the SUERC laboratory also carries out a commercial radiocarbon dating service.
NERC Radiocarbon Facility (Environment) - East Kilbride Node
The NERC laboratory - NERC Radiocarbon Facility (Environment) is a central facility for the UK's Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), providing dating support in the environmental sciences. The Laboratory has an "open-door" policy for all existing and potential users of its facilities at all stages of their research projects, and collaboration is strongly encouraged.