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Controlled Environment Greenhouse (348)

Problem: Need a controlled environment (air, water, etc.) for testing sensors and instruments and for controlled experiments

Marine Sciences Laboratory Greenhouse Facility - photos

Project Activity Scope (from Technical Overview Chart): Sensors and Devices through Integrated Systems

PNNL Solution:

  • Built an atmospherically controlled greenhouse plumbed with both freshwater and seawater
  • Allows direct control of important environmental variables (e.g., air and water temperature, lighting [above ambient], salinity, water flow)
  • Interior may be reconfigured to meet specific project requirements

Capabilities Employed to Meet Client Needs: Test planning, test performance, instrumentation system setup, and data analysis. (Additional information.)

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Contact: Ron Thom

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