limnology News

  • Latest FastOcean Sensor used at photosynthesis algorithm evaluation workshop

    Dr Kevin Oxborough participated in a workshop at the NIOZ labs in Yerseke, The Netherlands. The aim of the workshop was to validate a recently published algorithm (Oxborough et al. 2012, Limnology and Oceanography: Methods) that permits accurate estimates of the concentration of PSII reaction centres from active fluorometers. ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • 2017 Award Nominations - ASLO 2017 Aquatic Sciences Meeting

    ASLO is now soliciting nominations for its 2017 Awards, to be presented at the ASLO 2017 Aquatic Sciences Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii (26 February – 3 March, 2017). The deadline for nominations is Friday 14 October, 2016.  Decisions are expected during November, and all nominators will be informed of the outcome of their efforts in late 2016. Awards cover all career stages and ...

  • Chelsea completes demonstration of the new FastOcean System in Baltimore

    Last week in Baltimore harbour, Dr Kevin Oxborough demonstrated Chelsea’s 3rd generation Fast Repetition Rate Fluorometer - the new FastOcean  System  -  to groups from  University of Maryland Chesapeake Bay Laboratory, Moss Landing Marine Laboratory and University of Michigan Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research.    The FastOcean ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • PME Designs dissolved oxygen sensor for water quality use

    Precision Measurement Engineering, Inc (PME), an internationally known oceanographic and limnologic instrument design corporation has manufactured a dissolved oxygen sensor compatible with the Temperature Chain (T-Chain). The DO sensor measures lifetime-based luminescence quenching of fluorescence of a thin membrane. Unlike temperature, which is molded into the chain, the new DO sensors are ...

  • American environmental scientist named water prize laureate

    Stephen R. Carpenter, Professor of Zoology and Limnology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, is to receive the 2011 Stockholm Water Prize. This announcement was made today in connection with the UN World Water Day. Professor Carpenter's groundbreaking research has shown how lake ecosystems are affected by the surrounding landscape and by human activities. His findings have formed the ...

  • PME Develops a Conductivity Sensor for Hypersaline Lakes and Estuaries

    Precision Measurement Engineering, Inc. (PME), an internationally known oceanographic and limnologic instrument design corporation has designed and developed a new conductivity sensor to be used with their T-Chain sensing string, a water column monitoring device manufactured by PME. The conductivity sensor measures conductivity using an inductive sensor technique. AC voltage is applied to a ...

  • PME Provides Lake Monitoring Instrumentation to Israel

    Precision Measurement Engineering, Inc. (PME), an internationally known freshwater instrument design corporation recently provided Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research (IOLR) Institution with instrumentation that will constantly monitor water temperature and dissolved oxygen. Data will be available real-time and telemetered via GSM cell phone to a shore computer. PME provided IOLR ...

  • Precision Measurement Engineering, Inc. Develops Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR) underwater sensor

    Precision Measurement Engineering, Inc. (PME), an internationally known oceanographic and limnologic instrument design corporation has revised the Li-Cor LI-192SA Underwater Quantum Sensor to be used with the T-Chain, a water column monitoring device manufactured by PME. The PAR Sensor addition monitors underwater Photosynthetic Photon Flux Density (PPFD) and can be used in fresh or saltwater ...

  • Research and Markets: Freshwater Ecology. Edition No. 2. Aquatic Ecology

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/277dn8/freshwater) has announced the addition of Elsevier Science and Technology's new book "Freshwater Ecology. Edition No. 2. Aquatic Ecology" to their offering. The Second Edition of Freshwater Ecology is broad, up-to-date treatment of everything ...


  • ASLO Award Recipients 2016

    Each year, ASLO honors a number of scientists for their exceptional work in advancing the fields of limnology and oceanography. The 2016 awards were presented at the Ocean Sciences Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, and at the ASLO Summer Meeting in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Congratulations to our ASLO awardees! http://aslo.org/awards/2016/ ...

  • Data Management Seminar and EQuIS Demonstration

    Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. - SGS Office, Sulzbach, Germnay Register by Friday, 11 July Please contact Karl.Daines@SGS.com EQuIS data management software improves data quality and decision support. EQuIS is used in more than 42 countries and is the most widely used ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • 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 ...

  • EarthSoft Continues Rapid Growth in First Half of 2012

    EarthSoft announced that its rapid growth has continued into 2012 with many new contracts in a variety of market segments. EarthSoft’s EQuIS is the most widely used software for technical environmental data management and is now used in 42 countries around the world. EQuIS is considered the software of choice by many government agencies, large industrials, laboratories and consultants. New ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • ASLO Announces the 2016 Global Outreach Initiative Award Winners

    The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 ASLO Global Outreach Initiative Awards. The ASLO Global Outreach Initiative provides mini-grants to ASLO members to conduct outreach projects in their own communities. This year’s recipients are: Using Puppet Shows to Educate Children about Plastic Waste Problem ...

  • EarthSoft Releases EQuIS Alive

    EarthSoft announced today the release of a new module, EQuIS Alive, for managing biological, ecological and taxonomic data. EQuIS Alive assists clients assessing habitats and providing inventories of invasive, indigenous and protected species. EQuIS Alive is immediately available to those clients generating surveys and ecological observations about habitats, life stages, gender, and other ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • EarthSoft Releases EQuIS Alive - New Module for Ecology, Biology, Taxonomy Data Management

    EarthSoft announced today the release of a new module, EQuIS Alive, for managing biological, ecological and taxonomic data. EQuIS Alive assists clients assessing habitats and providing inventories of invasive, indigenous and protected species. EQuIS Alive is immediately available to those clients generating surveys and ecological observations about habitats, life stages, gender, and other ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • EarthSoft announces State of Tennessee DEC contract

    EarthSoft today announced it has received a contract from state of Tennessee Department of Environmental Conservation for its EQuIS software for Oracle. TN DEC ordered a Distribution License of EDP, the DMR module, several EQuIS Enterprise modules, EQuIS for ArcGIS, and Training. EarthSoft’s EQuIS is the most widely used environmental data management software in the world. Many government ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • Environmental Sensing Platform installed in the Great Salt Lake, Utah

    Salt Lake City, Utah – Precision Measurement Engineering, Inc (PME), an internationally known oceanographic and limnologic instrument design corporation provided a LakeESP sensor monitoring buoy to the U.S. Geological Survey for the Great Salt Lake in early, 2010. The LakeESP (Environmental Sensing Platform) is a lake sensor buoy able to collect a variety of water and air measurements every ...

  • ERM and EarthSoft Announce Three-Year Global Hosting Contract

    ERM and EarthSoft announced today the commencement of a three-year hosting contract for the global use of EQuIS. ERM staff worldwide can now access EQuIS databases using EQuIS Professional as well as EQuIS Enterprise modules. EQuIS Professional tools provide expert-system decision support and data analysis capabilities. EQuIS Enterprise then extends Professional with web modules for a Build, ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • LakeESP Installed in Lake Stechlin

    PME and Terra4 recently installed a LakeESP for the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB), Germany, in Lake Stechlin. The installation was completed in three days and included a LakeESP ...

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