Turner Designs CyanoFluor Handheld HAB Indicator

The Turner Designs CyanoFluor Handheld HAB Indicators is a field-portable fluorometer that can quickly estimate the abundance of cyanobacteria in a mixed algal population using PC (phycocyanin) to CHL (chlorophyll) ratios.

Features

  • Estimate abundance of cyanobacteria
  • Excellent sensitivity and repeatability with results in <30 seconds
  • Handheld, battery powered instrument with internal data logging
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Overview
The Turner Designs CyanoFluor Handheld HAB Indicators is a field-portable fluorometer that can quickly estimate the abundance of cyanobacteria in a mixed algal population using PC (phycocyanin) to CHL (chlorophyll) ratios. Monitoring PC to CHL ratios over time enables users to predict the onset of HABs and leverage resources to mitigate their harmful effects.

Calibration
CyanoFluor is factory-calibrated, meaning no calibration is required; RFU values can be correlated to µg/L using conversion coefficients. Solid-state optoelectronics ensure long-term instrument stability. CyanoFluor’s intuitive functions, small size, and internal data storage make it an ideal field instrument for HAB monitoring.

 

Lab Package Includes:

  • CyanoFluor handheld HAB indicator
  • Storage pouch
  • 1 each 10x10mm glass cuvette
  • 10 each filter capsules
  • Data download cable

Field Package Includes:

  • CyanoFluor handheld HAB indicator
  • Carrying case
  • 2 each 10x10mm glass cuvettes
  • 60cc sampling syringe
  • 10 each filter capsules
  • Calibration check standard
  • Data download cable
  • Storage pouch
  • Kim wipes
Questions & Answers
How are RFU vales correlated to ug/L for the CyanoFlour?
The raw fluorescence units (RFU) can be correlated to µg/L by obtaining a sample from the local water body and determining the RFU value (CyanoFlour) and the actual chlorophyll µg/L value (EPA method 445.0). From there, a conversion factor can be created using the previously recorded data.
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