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Month: January 2011

Greenhouse Gas Exchange
at the Polar Bear Capital of the World

Greenhouse Gas Exchange
at the Polar Bear Capital of the World

Greenhouse Gas Exchange At the Polar Bear Capital of the WorldSo you think you have trouble collecting data in your remote environment? If so, pity the stalwart researchers working out of the Churchill Northern Studies Centre (www.churchillscience.ca) near Churchill, Manitoba, Canada, nicknamed the ‘Polar Bear Capital of the World’. On any given day, Dr. Mario Tenuta, Canada Research Chair in Applied Soil…

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Come See Us! Upcoming Conferences & “Low CO2” Webinar

Come See Us! Upcoming Conferences & “Low CO2” Webinar

LI-COR has a full calendar of conferences and a new educational webinar to start off the New Year!

Upcoming Conferences/Tradeshows:

American Meteorological Society: January 23-27 in Seattle, WA, Booth #829

NACP/Ameriflux: January 31-Feb. 4 in New Orleans, LA.  Make sure to view the following posters:

Low temperature setting to mediate surface heating effect for open-path gas analyzers in cold environments: Poster presentation Monday, January 31st at 4:00 PM

Open-path measurements…

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Survey chamber blues: testing your cable and bellows

Survey chamber blues: testing your cable and bellows

Occasionally, the LI-8100/8100A survey chamber may not open and close as expected. This can result from either faulty bellows or a bad cable. In this tech tip, we describe how to determine whether the cable or bellows is broken.

The bellows mechanism depends upon two things: the vacuum/bellows assembly and the chamber electronics. The vacuum/bellows assembly raises and lowers the chamber, whereas the chamber electronics tell the software when the chamber is closed. Failure of either of these two components…

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