Olfactometry Lab

Welcome to the Iowa State University Olfactometry Laboratory website.
The lab has been investigating odor issues for industry clients and researchers since 1998.
There are many studies for which this lab has analyzed samples. Services include odor evaluation and
Hydrogen sulfide and Ammonia measurement of odor samples.

What You Can Expect From the Iowa State Olfactometry Laboratory:
AC’SCENT® International Olfactometer

  • Triangular Forced Choice, Dynamic Dilution
  • Automated Control System
  • Air/Sample Distribution System
  • Data Aquisition/Analysis System
  • Meets ASTM E679-91

Quality Controlled Results

  • Stringent Laboratory Procedures and Practices
  • Specialized Panelist Training and Selection
  • Regular Olfactometer Calibration

Comparing Livestock Production Systems for Odor Management

  • Buildings
  • Manure Storage
  • Land Application

dditional Air Quality Evaluation

    • Ammonia
    • Hydrogen Sulfide
    • Agricultural Odor Evaluation
    • Non-agricultural Odor Evaulation
  • Composting Sites
  • Industrial Facilities
  • Household Pets
  • Products for home, industry, and agriculture

Staff and Contact Information

Jacek Koziel
Professor-in-charge of the Olfactometry Laboratory
Air quality engineering & livestock odor
Dept. of Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering
4350 Elings Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA