Imaging FlowCytobot (IFCB)
The Imaging FlowCytobot (IFCB) is an in-situ automated submersible imaging flow cytometer that generates images of particles in-flow taken from the aquatic environment.
The instrument continuously samples at a rate of 15ml of sea water per hour. Depending on the target population the IFCB can generate on the order of 30,000 high resolution images per hour.
Phytoplankton Sampler (PPS)
The Phytoplankton Sampler (PPS) is an autonomous particulate sampler that filters up to 24 individual water samples through 47mm filters. Samples are collected in user-defined time series to analyze trace metals, phytoplankton and suspended particles.
Remote Access Samplers (RAS)
McLane Remote Access Samplers (RAS) are designed to collect in-situ water samples in support of oceanographic research projects and environmental monitoring programs.
Environmental Sample Processor (ESP)
Environmental Sample Processor (ESP) provides in situ collection and analysis of water samples from the subsurface ocean. The instrument is an electromechanical/fluidic system designed to collect discrete water samples, concentrate microorganisms or particles, and automate application of molecular probes which identify microorganisms and their gene products.
Large Volume Water Transfer System (WTS-LV)
WTS-LV is a large volume single-event sampler that collects suspended and dissolved particulate samples in situ into a 142mm membrane filter. The WTS-LV allows for a choice of pump size and filter porosity for a range of specimen collection. Collection targets include chlorophyll maximum, particulate trace metals, and phytoplankton.
The WTS-LV dynamic pump speed algorithm adjusts as material accumulates on the filter minimizing risk of a damaged sample and improving battery life.