The Central Appalachians Stable Isotope Facility (CASIF) is located at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s (UMCES) Appalachian Laboratory in Frostburg, Maryland. The laboratory performs state-of-the-art stable isotope measurements on a variety of sample matrices.

Visit our Instrumentation page to learn more about our facility and visit our Sample Preparation and Submission Page to obtain pricing and turn around times.



UMCES has moved to severe restrictions on research. All laboratory and field work requiring a physical presence at an UMCES campus or field site has ceased. This will remain in effect until further notice.