INTRODUCTION TO TURNER SCIENTIFIC ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING SERVICES
Environmental Monitoring Services for Animal Facilities
Laboratory animals can be subjected to several environmental stressors in any research facility. Animal welfare, and the quality of research, can be compromised by these variables, so detecting and limiting them is of primary importance.
Turner Scientific offers a variety of services to help you minimize unsafe levels of these environmental stressors: temperature, humidity, light, noise, and vibration stimuli. We have used our 20+ years of experience in measuring, reporting, and reducing environmental confounds to help vivarium managers and scientists around the world.
We offer a variety of environmental monitoring products and services:
Sensory SentinelTM: state of the art equipment for detecting, displaying, and logging temperature, humidity, light, noise, and vibration levels in the laboratory environment
On-site evaluations: comprehensive analysis of current environmental conditions
Remote 24-hour monitoring: on-going measurement and interpretation of environmental stimuli
Consulting: expert advice regarding best solutions to environmental problems related to ongoing lab activities or nearby construction projects
Educational library: online resources to help you understand how to improve your laboratory environment
If you have any concerns or questions about the effects of excessive temperature, humidity, light, noise, and vibration at your facility, please contact us!