The Sable Systems team is inordinately fond of bugs, all insects and arthropods for that matter. In this realm the range of survival strategies demonstrated over time have resulted in remarkable diversity. Our curiosity about invertebrate energetics and its relationship to geographic distribution, evolutionary history or ecological interactions has been a chronic driver to the innovators of Sable’s instrumentation where the smallest signal from the animal demands that it be measured with acute resolution. Like entomologists, comparative physiologists, ecologists and biomedical researchers worldwide, we have a multitude of questions and a variety of solutions developed to address those questions.
Important System Considerations
- Measurement and control of thermal range
- Measurement and control of atmospheric gas concentrations including water vapor
- Can configure system for real-time, flow through respirometry or for constant-volume, stop flow methods
- Rugged Designs for field use
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