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Use beer to calibrate your CO2; analyser: celebrate!

Frappell, P 2021 , 'Use beer to calibrate your CO2; analyser: celebrate!' , Journal of Comparative Physiology B, vol. 191 , 979–982 , doi: 10.1007/s00360-021-01386-6.

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Abstract

Bottled beer is used to calibrate a CO2 analyser by measuring the dilution of O2 when gas collected in the headspace of the bottle is diluted with atmospheric air. The method is simple and provides an accurate calibration of a CO2 analyser in the field without the need or hassle of transporting expensive calibration gas.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Frappell, P
Keywords: gas analyser calibration, respirometry, oxygen consumption measurement, carbon dioxide measurement
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Comparative Physiology B
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISSN: 0174-1578
DOI / ID Number: 10.1007/s00360-021-01386-6
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© The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2021

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