Tracking Radioisotopes for Aquatic Chemistry and Environmental Research

Welcome to the TRACER lab at the University of Rochester!

We study the biogeochemistry of earth’s hydrosphere and critical zone using radioisotopes and other tracers.

The carbon cycle (NOAA 2019)

Simplified Schematic of Marine Iron Cycling (Tagliabue et al., 2017 doi:10.1038/nature21058)

Come visit us!

We are located in Hutchinson Hall on the River Campus at the University of Rochester

TRACER laboratory: Hutch 207

Office hours: Hutch 221

Email: (at)

We acknowledge with respect the Seneca Nation, known as the “Great Hill People” and “Keepers of the Western Door” of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. We take this opportunity to thank the people on whose ancestral lands the University of Rochester currently resides in Rochester, New York.