Metabolic Status Determination of Water Samples


Investors: Ben Van Mooy, Richard Keil
Serial #: 13/476,531

Applications: in situ real time metabolic monitoring  of biological wastewater treatment, aquaculture, and/or natural waters and waterways.  The system can also be used as a real time early warning detector of toxic release and spills through its capability to detect reduction of biological activity in natural water.  The system may also be used as an estimator of the restored health of an aquatic ecosystem. 

Technology: Aquatic sample analysis system capable of sampling water and performing real time measurements of the rate of oxygen consumption by living organisms within the water sample.  Working ocean prototypes have been developed.