Bosque School–CSI Stable Isotope Workshop


Dr. Viorel Atudorei (UNM)

Dr. Alexi Besser (UNM)

Dr. Laura Burkemper (UNM)

Dr. Geraldine Busquets Vass (UNM)

Katie Elder (CalPoly-SLO)

Dr. Nico Lubcker (UNM)

Dr. Christy Mancuso (UNM)

Anejelique Martinez (UNM)

Conner Mertz (UNM)

Dr. Seth Newsome (UNM)

Mikayla Ranspot (UNM)

Alana Robinson (UNM)

Course Schedule

Course Syllabus

Reading Report Form



Bosque Consumer Data

Bosque Plant Data

Bosque Insect Data



Course Background Reading

Ben-David and Flaherty 2012.pdf


Day #1: Thursday October 21st (Bosque School)

     Morning: Carbon, Nitrogen, Hydrogen, and Oxygen Isotopes in Water, Plants, Bacteria, and Animals

     Isotopes Intro, Water Isotopes, Carbon in Plants, Carbon in Animals, Nitrogen in Plants, Nitrogen in Animals

     Afternoon: Experimental Design and Fieldwork

Day #2: Friday October 22nd (UNM–CSI)

     Morning: Sample Preparation and Gear: EA-IRMS

     Afternoon: Project Sample Preparation

Day #3: Saturday October 23rd (UNM–CSI)

     Morning: Visualizing Isotope Data

     Afternoon: Group Presentations, Certificates, and Future Opportunities