Using a spectroradiometer to analyze
microbial diversity
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Studying microbial diversity, growth, and selenium production can be
undertaken with a spectroradiometer. SPECTRAL EVOLUTION'S
spectroradiometers can be applied to a range of microbial diversity
projects without requiring sample preparation or destruction.
Measurements made in the VIS, VNIR and SWIR ranges can provide
important information on microbial growth, diversity, and health.

For example, measuring radiation energy availability and variability
in
situ
in sand flats, including incident radiation, reflectance by surface
sand, and penetration through top layers to depths where
phototropic bacteria make use of the sand filtered radiation can be
done using an
SR-1900 field spectroradiometer.

The spectroradiometer can be used to collect and interpret
multispectral data in conditions between light and dark and dry and
wet in an area of tidal fluctuations, without transferring samples to a
lab.

Our spectroradiometers can also be used effectively in lab settings,
in a range of experiments, including:
  • Determining pigment spectra from growing cultures without
    taking samples from the bottles
  • Recording spectra of individual microbial colonies on agar
    plates
  • Measuring selenium production by microbes without sample
    from tubes
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SR-Series spectroradiometers for investigating microbial diversity
SR-1900SR-Series family of
spectroradiometers, has a
spectral range of 350-1900nm
using a 512 element
UV-enhanced silicon
photodiode array and a
256-element extended InGaAs
photodiode array.