Micro-Particle Analysis Instrumentation with Harry Nelson

Another great episode of the Sea Change podcast!

Jenna is back this week with Harry Nelson, Vice President of Aquatic Markets for Fluid Imaging Technologies, Inc. a company that manufactures industry-leading particle analysis instrumentation based on digital imaging technology. Their flagship product, the FlowCam, is the first automated particle analysis instrument to use digital imaging for measuring size and shape of microscopic particles in a fluid medium. Jenna and Harry talk about the many ocean conservation uses of FlowCam, and how new technologies are unlocking our scientific understanding at the microscopic level.

Jenna Valente

A passion for conservation and appreciation for the natural world was engrained in Jenna at a young age. Her father was in the Coast Guard. This meant she always had the fortune of living near the ocean, including Hawaii, Washington State, and Maine. Both of her parents encouraged her to spend the majority of her time outside. As a result, she finds that she is most comfortable barefoot and exploring the coast, countryside, or mountains. Her favorite thing about the ocean is the sheer power of it all. Jenna joined the American Littoral Society as the Healthy Oceans Coalition Coordinator from the Chesapeake Research Consortium where she was a member of the communications staff and focused on building the brand of the program and ensure the health of the Chesapeake Bay. Jenna completed her Executive Master of Natural Resources from Virginia Tech in 2015 and also has her Bachelors in Communication and Journalism from the University of Maine.