The Reston Groundwater Dating Laboratory

Shipping Samples

All samples must be accompanied by a sample submission spreadsheet.

There is no Saturday pickup of samples.

Samples shipped in coolers or containers that the sender wishes to have returned must be accompanied by a prepaid FEDEX shipping label charged to the sender's account. Any cooler or container not accompanied by a prepaid FEDEX return label will not be automatically returned.

Ship samples for analysis of CFCs, SF6, Dissolved gas N2/Ar, and Low-Level VOCs at the Reston USGS labs to the address below. Send all correspondence having to do with shipping to cfc@usgs.gov

USGS
Groundwater Dating Laboratory
Mail stop 432 Room 5B353
12201 Sunrise Valley drive
Reston, VA 20192
phone 703-648-5347 or 5847