Cyanobacteria monitoring

Feb 26th, 2016
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Cyanobacteria monitoring

FlowCam® Cyano was developed for the early detection of harmful cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) in fresh bodies of water. Based on proven dynamic imaging particle analysis (DIPA) technology, the new patent-pending FlowCam Cyano examines a fluid under a microscope, takes images of the magnified particles within that fluid, and characterizes the particles using a variety of measurements. The system uses an ultra-high-precision, computer-controlled syringe pump to pull the fluid sample through a flow cell perpendicular to the optical path. Applications include early detection and monitoring of cyanobacteria, algal population dynamics and classification, and water resource management and research.

Fluid Imaging Technologies Inc.

www.fluidimaging.com

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