Instrument: Fluorometer

Instrument Short Name: Fluorometer
Instrument Description:

A fluorometer or fluorimeter is a device used to measure parameters of fluorescence: its intensity and wavelength distribution of emission spectrum after excitation by a certain spectrum of light. The instrument is designed to measure the amount of stimulated electromagnetic radiation produced by pulses of electromagnetic radiation emitted into a water sample or in situ.

PI supplied instrument name: Turner Designs 10-AU fluorometer
Dataset-specific description

Chlorophyll a extraction was performed on the ship using 90% acetone at -20 deg C for 24 hours and measured via in vitro fluorometry.