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Oceanus Article Discusses PHORCYS Technology

Biological Oxygen Demand as an indicator of the metabolic state of an organism, is of particular interest in many oceanographic studies, and can benefit from in situ measurement. PHORCYS is a semi-autonomous submersible sensor system which passively samples the water column in situ. The sensor performs real time, direct oxygen consumption measurements for quick turn-around.

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PHORCYS diagram (Courtesy of Bejamin Van Mooy, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)