Offline OD vs. Online Backscatter – A technology review

We often receive the question: “Does the CGQ measure optical density (OD)?”. The answer to this question is “No, it measures backscatter”. Automatically, this leads to many follow up questions: “What is backscatter? How can it be used to measure biomass? And what are the advanatages/disadvantages of backscatter measurements compared to OD measurements?” Together with […]