SAMPLE PREPARATION FOR WiscSIMS ANALYSIS –Updated July 28, 2014

Sample preparation is a critically important, time-consuming, and complex element of every WiscSIMS project. Below is an attempt to help guide you through the process by showing examples of different types of samples and pointing out specific pitfalls.

We present this information in two different formats:

1. An outline (link)

2. A decision tree (link)

Please read through the documentation carefully before contacting lab personnel.