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The Sontek CastAway-CTD is a castable device that measures conductivity, temperature and depth. The instrument has been used in the field for over a decade by oceanographers, limnologists, divers, fishers and educators. There have been few changes since the first iteration in 2010, showing that the instrument is durable and accurate without requiring new models.
The CastAway is the first conductivity, temperature and depth (CTD) instrument of its kind. While other CTDs are large and cumbersome to deploy, with cages and isolated sensors, the CastAway is a small, lightweight and easy-to-use instrument. Typical CTDs utilize pumps to ensure water flows over the sensors during deployment.Read More
Christopher Spiese is assistant dean at the Getty College of Arts &; Sciences, acting director of the school of social sciences and human interaction, and associate professor of chemistry at Ohio Northern University. He is also a marine sulfur enthusiast. Marine sulfur biogeochemistry, which involves the cycling of sulfur through aquatic biological and geological systems, is essential for the functioning of marine life. However, the exact chemistry involved is not entirely known, piquing the interest of researchers like Spiese.
“I went into marine sulfur biogeochemistry during my graduate work. I completed a doctoral environmental chemistry program at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) under David Kieber.Read More
The YSI EXO3s offers the latest in multi-parameter water quality monitoring equipment that has a comprehensive list of smart sensors. With an external power source, this sonde is a cost-effective, compact EXO that has the same capabilities as the EXO3 . The sonde is built to last with resilient materials and backed with vigorous testing.
The device has five ports for available YSI EXO smart sensors or central wiper. It seamlessly integrates with a data logger to collect and push valuable data to the cloud for access from a PC or mobile device. This small sonde is exceptional for both sampling and continuous monitoring applications.Read More