Fluorometer Donation Program
Turner Designs developed the Fluorometer Donation Program in an effort to assist non-profit, governmental, and academic institutions in obtaining instruments needed for aquatic research and/or monitoring. We hope our program will assist institutions with limited funding to continue to conduct research and monitoring.Who can apply?
Scientists, researchers, graduate students, and post docs in colleges, universities, and non-profit institutions working in the field of aquatic science.Not Qualified: Competitors, suppliers, dealers and institutions that have previously received a fluorometer donation. We cannot ship or donate to countries listed on the US trade embargoes list.How often are fluorometers awarded?
We will award two AquaFluor Handheld Fluorometer/Turbidimeters each year – one in July and one in December. Application deadlines are June 1 and November 1.How are recipients chosen?
All complete applications will be reviewed by the Donation Committee. After reviewing the research presented on each application form, the committee will select a recipient.How will I know if we are awarded an Instrument Donation?
All applicants will be e-mailed by the end of the award month notifying them if they have or have not been chosen as a recipient. Chosen recipients will be notified via e-mail and will then be instructed on how to complete the process and receive their fluorometer.What accessories are included with the instrument?
The AquaFluor Handheld Fluorometer/Turbidimeter
includes two channels, a solid secondary standard (if applicable to selected channels), a package of test tubes/cuvettes (based on channels selected), Internal Datalogging Package (8000-920), batteries and storage pouch. If you wish to buy additional accessories they can be purchased at the same time or later. A one-year warranty on parts and labor is included with each fluorometer.How can I Apply?
All applications can be filled out on-line hereMore InformationPrevious Donation Recipients