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COVID-19 Statement: NOSAMS is open and operating with minimal staff while respecting conservative physical distancing outlined by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and WHOI policies. We are accepting and processing samples and do not expect an increase in turnaround times as a result COVID-19. We welcome questions or comments at:

The National Ocean Sciences Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (NOSAMS) facility provides a growing range of radiocarbon dating services and scientific support to clients. Founded at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in 1989, we provide thousands of quality radiocarbon results per year for investigators using radiocarbon in their research.


The Symposium of North Eastern Accelerator Personnel

will be hosted virtually at NOSAMS May 3-5

Laboratory Capabilities

Check out our laboratories and the people who run them.


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NOSAMS operates at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution with support from the National Science Foundation.