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Real Time Oxygen Sensor

Inventor: Ben Van Mooy
Serial #: 13/476,531
An 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.  This technology is useful for real time monitoring of the minute to minute status of biological wastewater treatment.  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.  Working ocean prototypes have been developed but funding is required to develop the wastewater embodiment.

Last updated: March 19, 2014