Stephanie Dix

170 170 Stroud Water Research Center

[ALUMNA] Staff Scientist

Organic and Isotope Geochemistry Group

Interests and Expertise

Stephanie is the lab manager for the Organic and Isotope Geochemistry Group. She is in charge of operating and maintaining analytical instrumentation, which includes an isotope ratio mass spectrometer (IRMS) coupled with an elemental analyzer and dissolved organic carbon analyzer to measure stable isotopes of carbon, nitrogen and oxygen. The IRMS is also coupled with a GasBench II to measure isotopes of dissolved gases (N20, CO2, N2, O2, and Ar).

She also maintains and operates a surface area analyzer to measure the surface area of soils, and a Fourier Transform infrared spectrometer. Stephanie manages field sampling trips, interns, and sample processing for the organic geochemistry lab.


  • B.S., Biology, concentration in Marine Biology, Millersville University, Millersville, Pennsylvania, 2005.