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CISME ™ (Kiss-Me) Coral In Situ Metabolism Sensor

Monday, April 4, 2016

CISME ™ (Kiss-Me) Coral In Situ Metabolism Sensor

NOAA is seeking a U.S. manufacturer to build and distribute a new device for the non-destructive monitoring of coral health.  

CISME ™ is a self-contained, diver-portable instrument designed to non-destructively measure coral respiration and photosynthesis in situ. In situ instruments are needed to promote rapid assessment and monitoring of metabolic health of corals and other benthic organisms affected by ocean acidification, global warming, and other stressors, both anthropogenic and natural.