YSI EXO Guarded pH/ORP Sensor Replacement Module
- User-replaceable tip for 599705
- Not for use in EXO2 systems with central wiper
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Ocean acidification: University of Washington's giant plastic bags help control research conditions
With oceans becoming more acidic worldwide, scientists are getting creative in designing experiments to study them. For example, one group at the University of Washington is using giant plastic bags to study ocean acidification.
Each bag holds about 3,000 liters of seawater and sits in a cylinder-like cage for stability. The group at UW, made up of professors and students, is controlling carbon dioxide levels in the bags over a nearly three-week period, during which they are looking at the effects of increased acidity on organisms living near the San Juan Islands.
“These mesocosms are a way to do a traditional experiment you might do in a lab or classroom,” said Jim Murray, professor of oceanography at the University of Washington.Read More
Many algae sensors can detect Chlorophyll a or levels of blue-green algae. YSI’s new Total Algae Sensor can measure both at the same time.
“If you’re only looking at Chlorophyll a, you can miss a very big portion of total algae biomass,” said Tim Finegan, product manager.
The new sensor is an optional attachment to the company’s line of EXO sondes, which debuted earlier this year . It’s an optical probe and maintenance is limited to keeping the sapphire windows on the unit clean.
The Total Algae Sensor can be calibrated in two different ways, one for spot sampling and one for continuous sampling, which allows users to make sure readings are accurate for their specific monitoring applications.Read More
The new YSI EXO Sonde expands monitoring capabilities for users compared to YSI’s the previous generation of sondes. One new feature for the EXO is a fluorescent dissolved organic matter probe that measures light-absorbing particles in water.
The sensor is another attempt by YSI to provide instrumentation options to those in the waste water industry, or anyone interested in measuring dissolved organic matter alongside other parameters.
YSI’s fDOM sensor detects only on a narrow wavelength range. “The wavelength at which (particles) absorb light optimally and then the wavelength that they emit, or fluoresce light optimally, is unique to that molecule,” said Rob Ellison, YSI EXO director of research and development, during a webinar on the fDOM sensor .Read More