YSI 6130 Rhodamine WT Sensor
- Temperature compensation provides greater accuracy
- Turbidity and chlorophyll fluorescence rejection helps eliminate interferences
- Wiped optics field-proven for fouling prevention
|006130||6130 Rhodamine WT sensor with self-cleaning wiper|| |
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|106023-01P||FWT 25 Rhodamine WT dye, 2.5% active ingredient, 1 pint|
|606624||6624 optical wiper kit, 2 pack, for use with YSI 6025 & 6130 optical probes|
|600-01||600OMS V2 Sonde with temperature/conductivity sensor|| |
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|606144||6144 optical probe wiper pad kit, 20 pack of wiper pad strips|
The YSI 6130 provides accurate, in situ measurement of Rhodamine WT in fresh, brackish, and sea water, as well as in stormwater and wastewater. The YSI 6130 Rhodamine WT Sensor rejects turbidity and chlorophyll interference. Measurement accuracy is further enhanced through correction for the effects of temperature.
The YSI 6130 sensor can be used in combination with those YSI sondes that have optical ports - 600 OMS, 6820, 6920, 6600, 6820 V2, 6920 V2, or 6600 V2 - and a YSI 650 MDS handheld display-logger. Make surface as well as vertical profile measurements. In addition, the YSI 6130 in combination with one of the YSI data logging sondes can be used for unattended continuous monitoring or integrated with data collection platforms for real-time data acquisition.
- Range: 0-200 ug/L
- Resolution: 0.1 ug/L
- Accuracy: +/-5% reading or 1 ug/L, whichever is greater
- Warranty: 2 years
Install the 6130 sensor in the center port, seating the pins of the 2 connectors before tightening. Tighten the probe nut to the bulkhead but be sure to not over tighten.
A large amount of turbidity is required to affect the readings. (100NTU will read 3Ug/L). If measuring in a highly turbid environment, an independently determined turbidity reading may want to be taken to allow for compensation.
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Although these methods can produce accurate hydrologic data, they are resource-intensive, significantly vulnerable to human error and other natural phenomenon. They also necessitate the field deployment of personnel throughout the duration of the study. The recent employment of in situ measurement systems has accentuated the limitations of in vitro and pump-through methods for performing these studies.Read More
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Photo analysis could replace more expensive and labor-intensive methods.
“If you want to have good data, you have to dive and collect plants and dry them and weigh them,” said Andrea Bertolo, a professor of environmental science at the University of Quebec at Trois-Rivières . Soon, anyone with an underwater camera and a selfie stick could be contributing to this valuable science.Read More
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