Did you know that 99 percent of all biomass in the ocean is invisible to the human eye? To help put that in perspective, a teaspoon of seawater can hold over a million different living organisms – all tiny, often single-celled.
Among them are phytoplankton – essentially the ocean’s microscopic plants and the foundation of the largest food chains on the planet.
While too tiny to be seen, phytoplankton can be spotted in the ocean with the help of fluorescent sensors, which can lo...
Navocean and Mote Marine Laboratory collaborated to monitor for Harmful Algal Blooms outfitting a Turner Designs Cyclops Integrator with Chlorophyll, CDOM, and Turbidity optics in Nav2, a sail-powered ASV.
"This device does exactly what we need it to do. I manage water quality monitoring projects on a large lake in Virginia. We have had harmful algae blooms the past few recreation seasons and our organization was looking for a device that could give us real-time readings on chlorophyll and phycocyanin. CyanoFluor does just that. We are very pleased with our purchase and the support that the Turner Designs team provided in our purchasing process."
Customer: Harry Looney / Lake Anna Civic Association