Instrument: osmotic pump


A pump that uses osmotic pressure to collect water samples.

An example of an osmotic pump is an OsmoSampler (Jannasch et al., 2004) which has no electrical or mechanical parts.


Jannasch Hans W. , Wheat C. Geoff , Plant Josh N. , Kastner Miriam , Stakes Debra S. , (2004),Continuous chemical monitoring with osmotically pumped water samplers: OsmoSampler design and applications, Limnol. Oceanogr. Methods, 2, doi:10.4319/lom.2004.2.102.