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Job Openings for Applications Analyst and Applications Scientist

Job Openings for Applications Analyst and Applications Scientist

Do you or someone you know have a passion for science and are looking for a great career opportunity?  LI-COR is currently recruiting for two exciting positions as an Applications Analyst and Applications Scientist for our Environmental product line, focusing on the area of photosynthesis. If interested, please click on the links below for a complete description of each job position:

ENV – Applications Analyst.docx

ENV – Applications Scientist.docx

Interested candidates can apply on-line for either position by…

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Instrument Training Workshop in Brazil

Instrument Training Workshop in Brazil

LI-COR scientists recently returned from South America where, together with prominent Brazilian scientists, they conducted a week long workshop covering photosynthesis, soil gas exchange, and eddy covariance flux measurements.  The workshop was organized with the help of Dr. Ricardo Oliveira and LI-COR’s distributor in Brazil, Alem Mar Comercial e Industrial. Over sixty participants from universities and agencies around Brazil attended the five-day course, which was hosted by the Universidade de São Paulo, Escola Superior de Agricultura “Luiz de Queiroz” (ESALQ),…

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How to Interpret the Diagnostic Values from the LI-7500A and LI-7200 CO2/H2O Gas Analyzers

How to Interpret the Diagnostic Values from the LI-7500A and LI-7200 CO2/H2O Gas Analyzers

The diagnostic values output by the LI-7500A and LI-7200 CO2/H2O gas analyzers indicate whether or not your instruments are working normally, and what might have gone wrong in case of  a malfunction. Here are the two steps for interpreting the diagnostic values:

1.  Convert the diagnostic values from decimal to binary format

The LI-7500A and LI-7200 diagnostic values are labeled as “Diagnostic Value” in their outputs.  You can use the method of division by two to manually convert them from…

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Poster tack, Plants, and You

Poster tack, Plants, and You

The complex shape and size of a leaf can create challenges for sealing the LI-6400XT chambers.  A proper seal for the chamber is required to prevent leaks and erroneous results, but many leaves are highly dissected, have thick midribs, have large petioles, or any combination of the three.    LI-COR manufactures a thick gasket kit (6400-37) for our standard 6 cm2 chamber and the 2 cm2 Leaf Chamber Fluorometer, which can help seal the chamber against leaks, but if the…

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