Brainy Briny's: Estimating Algae Biomass

This download is for three methods to estimate the biomass of algae in a system.

 

Background

Estimating the amount of biomass in a system is often important in understanding how matter and energy exchange between populations.   This exercise is designed to summarize the different ways to determine the biomass. 

  1. Hemocytometer
  2. Spectrophotometer
  3. Secchi Stick