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Month: June 2013

LI-COR Visits UNL’s Third Annual Weather Camp

LI-COR Visits UNL’s Third Annual Weather Camp

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) hosted its third annual Weather Camp the week of June 10th, 2013. Seventeen campers—ranging from 9 to 14 years old—ventured to Lincoln, Nebraska for the weeklong camp related to all things weather and science. The camp is part of a national program that seeks to inspire students toward careers in science.

Ken Dewey, UNL professor of climatology in charge of the camp, said Weather Camp helps kids discover how to analyze data, communicate effectively…

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Students Use LI-COR Instrumentation for Alternative Crop Research

Students Use LI-COR Instrumentation for Alternative Crop Research

As an undergraduate student at Tennessee State University (TSU) in Nashville, Kadijah Porter wanted to make a lasting difference while learning about plant ecophysiology. With the guidance of faculty, she and her fellow students ventured beyond the classroom to participate in a three-year field experiment that evaluated the effects of planting dates, densities, and varieties on pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millspaugh) ecophysiology.

Thanks to its high protein content and versatility, pigeonpea is an important crop in many tropical and subtropical…

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LEEF Training 2013

LEEF Training 2013

The LI-COR Environmental Education Fund (LEEF) training is a five-day course available to all LEEF Ecophysiology awardees. Led by LI-COR’s scientific staff, this hands-on course allows for collaboration with fellow LEEF recipients and covers a variety of topics, from the fundamentals of making gas exchange measurements to how to use the LI-6400XT for classroom instruction.

Every June, LI-COR hosts the LEEF LI-6400XT Training.  Eight attendees from schools across North America attended the most recent training session (below).

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Obtaining Calibration Coefficients for Your LI-COR Gas Analyzer(s) Online

Obtaining Calibration Coefficients for Your LI-COR Gas Analyzer(s) Online

The calibration coefficients for LI-COR gas analyzers are factory installed, or may be re-entered if the instrument is returned for service at LI-COR. If the original calibration certificate that was sent with the instrument is misplaced, you can get a copy of it from LI-COR’s technical support web page by following these steps:

1. Go to http://www.licor.com/env/support/ and scroll down until you see the following:

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