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Company Information:

Company Name: Biospherical Instruments, Inc.
City: San Diego
State: CA
Zip+4: 92110-2621
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (619) 686-1888

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $636,690.00 10
SBIR Phase II $3,010,480.00 7

Award List:

MOORED OCEANOGRAPHIC SPECTRORADIOMETER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1983 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey L. Star
Award Amount: $50,000.00

MOORED OCEANOGRAPHIC SPECTRORADIOMETER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey L. Star
Award Amount: $482,689.00
Abstract:
For applications ranging from the long term assessment of the variability of the living resources of the sea, to the navy strategic blue-green laser project, a need has for instrumentation to measure the optical properties of seawater which is easily deployed from a variety of platforms and can be… More

MEASUREMENT OF CHLOROPHYLL, RELATED PIGMENTS AND PRODUCTIVITY IN THE SEA

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Charles R. Booth , Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00

MEASUREMENT OF CHLOROPHYLL, RELATED PIGMENTS AND PRODUCTIVITY IN THE SEA

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Charles R. Booth , Investigator
Award Amount: $485,093.00
Abstract:
This work will examine the feasibility of commercially producing a second generation fluorometer that will significantly enhance the research and sampling capabilities of marine and freshwater biologists and fisheries scientists who routinely monitor the crop size, taxonomic composition, and… More

INSTRUMENTATION FOR UNDERSEA VISIBILITY MONITORING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Charles R Booth
Award Amount: $49,718.00

MARINE ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENTATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Charles R Booth
Award Amount: $59,047.00

MARINE ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENTATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Charles R Booth
Award Amount: $440,000.00
Abstract:
The field of marine photochemistry is a special focus area for onr, and the leading researchers in this field have voiced a strong need for instrumentation to measure the attenuation of ultraviolet light in the ocean. biospherical instruments is the leading developer of new types of optical… More

INSTRUMENTATION FOR UNDERSEA VISIBILITY MONITORING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Charles R Booth
Award Amount: $103,000.00
Abstract:
The proposal presents a design for a visibility monitoring instrument for use underwater at low light levels. the instrument will use solid state photodetectors, and will provide a dynamic range of 10 to the 5th power to 10 to the - 6th power foot-candles in conjunction with a 10 cm. path… More

TOWABLE ADVANCED BIO-OPTICAL SENSOR SYSTEM (TABOSS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Charles R Booth
Award Amount: $49,954.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the need for cost effective surface validation instrumentation for future ocean color sensors, both the pending seawifs satellite, and the planned high resolution scanning sensors such as modis and hiris. the significant innovation proposed couples optical fibers with high… More

REMOTE OPTICAL PROPERTY ENVIRONMENTAL SENSOR (ROPES)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr John Morrow
Award Amount: $68,397.00
Abstract:
Abstract not available.

STRATEGY FOR A UV-B MONITORING NETWORK: VERIFICATION, CALIBRATION, AND INTERPRETATION OF RESULTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Charles R Booth
Award Amount: $49,902.00

STRATEGY FOR A UV-B MONITORING NETWORK: VERIFICATION, CALIBRATION, AND INTERPRETATION OF RESULTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Charles R Booth
Award Amount: $199,773.00
Abstract:
Since the discovery of the "ozone hole" the monitoring of long term trends and geographical variability of uv irradiance and how it impacts our environment has become increasingly important. there is an immediate need to deploy networks of suitable instrumentation yet there appears to be no… More

Solar Ultraviolet Human Hazard Monitoring System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Charles Booth
Award Amount: $64,983.00

In Situ Microradiometers: Smaller, Faster, and Scalable to Hyperspectral

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Charles R. Booth
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Radiometers are a crucial element in NASA's studies of Planet Earth. This proposal addresses the basic need for a miniature spectrometer, flexibly configurable and optimized for above and in-water optical property measurements. The innovation we are proposing develops a 1 cm diameter photodetector… More

In Situ Microradiometers: Smaller, Faster, and Scalable to Hyperspectral

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Charles R. Booth, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
Radiometers are a crucial element in NASA's studies of Planet Earth. This proposal addresses the basic need for a miniature light sensor, flexibly configurable and optimized for above and in-water optical property measurements. The innovation we are proposing develops a 1 cm diameter photodetector… More

HybridSpectral Radiometer Systems to Support Ocean Color Cal/Val

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Charles R. Booth, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $124,689.00
Abstract:
NASA has an ongoing commitment to collect in situ data with a documented uncertainty in keeping with established performance metrics for vicarious calibration of ocean color satellite sensors and to validate the algorithms for which the remotely-sensed observations are used as input parameters. … More

HybridSpectral Radiometer Systems to Support Ocean Color Cal/Val

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Charles R. Booth, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $699,925.00
Abstract:
NASA has an ongoing commitment to collect in situ data with a documented uncertainty in keeping with established performance metrics for vicarious calibration of ocean color satellite sensors. This proposal seeks funding to develop an in-water "Hybridspectral" capability that combines two… More