porometer Articles

  • And the Award for Most Creative Use of a Porometer Goes to…

    Decagon employees have found some novel uses for the porometer over the years.  Since the sensor head measures stomatal conductance simply by determining vapor flux, they’ve clamped it on everything from fingers to house wrap to raincoats.  But Jan Narciso and her colleagues at the USDA in southern Florida have now “clamped” it on something even bigger…a ...


    By Decagon Devices, Inc.

  • Gore-Tex, House Wrap and Stomates

    Want to develop an appreciation for Gore-Tex? All you need is five minutes in a rubber raincoat. But how do you know whether the North Face knock-off you've just purchased in China for a ridiculously low price is Gore-Tex or rubber? If you're a Decagon researcher, you dash back to your hotel room and clamp a porometer onto the fabric. Decagon's porometer was designed to measure stomatal ...


    By Decagon Devices, Inc.

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