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CyanoFluor Handheld HAB Indicator

CyanoFluor Handheld HAB Indicator
La precoce identificazione di bloom algali è importante per proteggere la salute pubblica.

CyanoFluor Handheld HAB Indicator

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Early identification of harmful algal blooms (HABs) is important to be able to leverage resources to protect public health. CyanoFluor™ is a field-portable fluorometer which quickly performs internal calculations providing an indication of whether environmental conditions are changing, favoring cyanobacterial production which typically lead to HABs. CyanoFluor provides PC (phycocyanin) to CHL (chlorophyll) ratios for determining relative contribution of cyanobacterial populations within whole phytoplankton populations. Monitoring PC to CHL ratios over time enables users to spot the increase of cyanobacteria as an early indication of HAB development. Predicting the onset of these types of blooms is critical for controlling and mitigating their harmful effects. Raw water samples can be quickly analyzed with results displayed in less than 30 seconds. Simply insert a 4-sided clear 10x10mm square glass or quartz cuvette with your sample and press READ. PC:CHL ratios are displayed and logged to be downloaded at a later time. Raw fluorescence readings are also displayed and can be correlated with µg/