algae monitoring instrument News

  • Monitoring of Algae Growth by TOC Measurement

    Global warming due to the excessive use of fossil fuels is becoming a problem which has prompted and accelerated the search for alternative fuels. Among the more attractive alternatives is biomass fuel, which is attracting considerable attention. Microalgae can be used for the production of oil without competing with food production, and to a greater extent than other biofuels, its productivity ...

  • Remote, underwater detection of harmful algae

    This achievement represents a significant milestone in NOAA's effort to monitor the type and toxicity of harmful algal blooms (HABs). HABs are considered to be increasing not only in their global distribution, but also in the frequency, duration, and severity of their effects. HABs damage coastal ecosystem health and pose threats to humans as well as marine life. Climate change is expected to ...


  • EPA awards $300,000 small business grant for Berkeley, Calif. entrepreneur’s portable test for toxic algae blooms

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a $300,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to HJ Science & Technology, Inc. in Berkeley, Calif. to build a portable instrument to analyze cyanotoxins in surface waters to help protect people from potentially harmful toxic algal blooms in lakes and rivers. “Supporting the growth of environmental small businesses in ...

  • Real-time Monitoring - through swell and high water

    Estuaries on the west coast of Wales represent some of the most challenging conditions for environmental monitoring. However, staff from monitoring solutions company YSI Hydrodata and Environment Agency specialists have combined to develop a solar powered water quality monitoring pontoon which is providing 24/7 data that previously would have been an impossible dream. Background ...

  • Phosphate monitor protects Cumbrian lake during restoration

    Novel phosphate monitoring technology from OTT Hydrometry is helping the South Cumbria Rivers Trust (SCRT) to improve water quality during a project to restore a lake in the north of England. Funded by United Utilities, the Elterwater Remediation Project has been created to improve water quality by increasing water flow through the lake and dramatically lowering residency time. Background ...


    By The OTT Hydromet Group

  • Successful trial for new remote Phosphate monitor

    Researchers at the UK’s Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) have conducted trials on the river Thames to evaluate a new remote phosphate monitoring technology (Cycle-P) as part of a high-frequency (hourly resolution) monitoring programme that is studying river nutrient concentrations and how they are affected by algal abundance. The monitoring system ran continuously over the summer of ...


    By The OTT Hydromet Group

  • PME Integrates Turner Design Chlorophyll Sensor For Real-Time Monitoring

    Precision Measurement Engineering, Inc (PME), an internationally known oceanographic and limnologic instrument design corporation, has integrated the Turner Designs Cyclops-7 Chlorophyll sensor to their T-Chain, a multi-sensor string. The T-Chain is a temperature string designed to collect a variety of water column measurements such as temperature, dissolved oxygen, PAR and pressure. The T-Chain ...

  • Primary Productivity Monitoring in the Antarctic using CTG FastOcean FRRf System

    Marine photosynthesis is responsible for approximately half the oxygen in our atmosphere. In other words the oxygen in every second breath we take comes from the ocean. For the last 10 years Professor Andrew McMinn and his team from the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania have been using a Chelsea  ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • SMHI and SYKE in Finland enter a unique collaboration on marine environmental monitoring

    SMHI and SYKE, the Finnish Environment Institute, have begun a close collaboration to monitor the marine environment of the Baltic and the North Sea. “It is unique for two countries to sign an agreement in this way, but we are leading a trend that the EU and the global organization ICES would like to see going forward. As a combined force we can improve the monitoring of the acute problems ...

  • New submersible logger for Turner Designs Cyclops-7 Sensor provides in situ monitoring

    Turner Designs Cyclops-7 Sensors include Blue Green Algae, CDOM/FDOM, Chlorophyll, Crude Oil, Fluorescein Dye, Optical Brighteners, Tryptophan, Refined Fuels, Rhodamine WT Dye, Turbidity Precision Measurement Engineering, Inc. (PME), an internationally known freshwater instrument design corporation is proud to announce the release of the Cyclops-7 Logger, a submersible, portable device that ...

  • Dissolved Ammonia Monitor from Analytical Technology Enables Continuous Measurement of Ammonia in River Water

    (August 11, 2009) Specialist electrochemical sensor manufacturer Analytical Technology announces that its Q45N Dissolved Ammonia Monitor achieves continuous, on-line monitoring of ammonia levels in raw water from rivers. Continuous monitoring of ammonia in river water is important for plant operations and environmental agencies. Analytical Technology’s dissolved ammonia monitor enables ...

  • At annual swim event in Charles river, yearly water quality remains good; EPA grade from 2010 monitoring: B+

    As local residents eager to reestablish swimming in the Charles River held an annual swim event, EPA announced a grade of “B+” reflecting monitoring data that showed that during 2010, the Charles River continued to have acceptable water quality for boating and swimming. This progress is thanks to the intensive Clean Charles Initiative began in 1995. EPA’s grade of B+ for the ...

  • Shimadzu Releases Total Nitrogen/Total Phosphorus Online Analyzers

    Shimadzu’s TNPC-4110 Series online analyzers are capable of measuring Total Nitrogen (TN) and Total Phosphorus (TP) in water. Easy-to-handle and simple-to-maintain, the TNPC-4110 analyzers are intended for use as automatic water analyzers for the water quality regulations currently being prepared for implementation governing TN and TP. These nutrients are monitored as indicators of the harmful ...

  • WRI Announces Debut of AquaTex™ LiquID™

    Scottsdale, AZ January 9, 2012 - Wastewater Resources. Inc., an international provider of wastewater treatment systems and services, announced the debut of their new customizable, real-time, online monitoring system, the AquaTex™ LiquID™.   This equipment allows ship operators to monitor in real time, on-line, the BOD, COD, Suspended Solids, Fecal Coliform, and Ammonia ...

  • GF Piping Systems` New Signet 4630 Free-Chlorine Analyzer Provides Turn-Key, Accurate Chlorine Water Measurement

    GF Piping Systems has introduced the Signet 4630 Free-Chlorine Analyzer System to augment their growing line of measurement and control products for potable water.  Designed with amperometric sensing technology, the new analyzer incorporates a clear flow cell, flow regulator, ...


    By GF Piping Systems

  • New Application Posted to Our Site!

    The Situation: Hydrocarbons in water intake used for municipal drinking water and desalination systems are commonly limited to 1 part per million. Occasionally, drinking water from rivers or lakes with commercial traffic or regular flooding is contaminated by hydrocarbons leaking into the water intake system. Problem: Naturally occurring ...

  • Municipal markets sales manager appointment

    Fluid Imaging Technologies, USA, has hired Jonathan Dawson, of Pownal, Maine as their new sales manager for municipal markets. His role will be to further develop the application of the FlowCAM, in the municipal markets where the system is used to monitor water quality and the activity of microorganisms in reservoirs and other municipal water facilities. Municipal Markets Sales Manager ...


  • Taste and odour events linked with Cyanobacteria

    A study documents a correlation between cyanobacteria levels in source water and taste and odour events in drinking water. An outcome is that the level of blue-green algae affected the concentration of 2-methylisoborneol (MIB), the compound frequently associated with taste and odour events, and concluded that these events may be averted or minimised by monitoring reservoirs, lakes, rivers and ...


  • New water-quality station is a step forward for Baltimore water pollution clean-up

    In a first for Baltimore and the nation, the U.S. Geological Survey and the Environmental Protection Agency will soon be installing a suite of sensors that will provide the public and scientists with the first comprehensive, real time look at water quality in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and the urban rivers that flow into it are important sources of water to ...

  • Water Expo China 2016

    Water Expo China will once again take place at the New China International Exhibition Center in Beijing from 15 – 17 November 2016. The show has received positive responses from exhibitors and more than two-thirds of available exhibition space has already been reserved. The fair is expected to welcome 350 companies from 28 countries and regions. The total exhibition area occupied by the ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

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