NIGHTSEA founder Charles Mazel was in his Orlando, Florida, hotel room while in town for a conference when he decided to do what he often does when curiosity strikes – look for fluorescence. Armed with a blue light and yellow barrier filter glasses, he didn’t have to look long before he came upon a […]
From NIGHTSEA founder Charles Mazel In August 2017 I was in Monterey, CA, on vacation and of course visited the wonderful Monterey Bay Aquarium. While there I connected with Jim Covel, Director of Guest Experience, Training, and Interpretation. After a brief conversation about fluorescence of marine organisms Jim invited me to return later that day […]
The geology community knows a lot about mineral fluorescence under excitation by various wavelengths of ultraviolet light but when it comes to excitation by light in the visible portion of the spectrum, such as blue, … not so much.
Did you ever wonder how a new piece of equipment comes into existence? The Model SFA arose from a solution to our own marine biology research challenge.
Custom excitation filter holders for an underwater vehicle.