From our world's ocean to ocean worlds

Our marine sensing technologies enable exploration, discovery and conservation of the oceans.  We often partner with government agencies and universities to build and deploy our technologies on a global scale.


Our OPTICX (OPTrode Immersion multi-Chemistry eXplorer) system is a novel optrode-based instrument for the rapid, in-situ, autonomous measurement of multiple chemical species concentrations in ocean waters, including pH, dissolved oxygen (O2), carbonate ion (CO32-), and nitrate (NO3-).  OPTICX integrates multiple optical transducers, or optrodes, a game-changing technology in ocean monitoring.  Optrodes provide much-needed sensor-monitoring platform synergies and adaptive science strategies in communication- and power-limited platforms.  Our technology improves the understanding of spatial and temporal variability in ocean biogeochemistry and provides a transformative tool for future autonomous, in-situ sensing.


We are key partners in the InVADER project (In-situ Vent Analysis Divebot for Exobiology Research), a NASA-funded research program enhancing our scientific understanding of Earth's oceans and beyond. 


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Impossible Sensing is located in St. Louis Missouri, USA. We specialize in science and technology for measuring the scattering and absorption of light. Since 2016, we’ve been providing science and engineering contract R&D and customized end-to-end systems in Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS), Raman spectroscopy, reflectance spectroscopy, fluorescence spectroscopy, and imaging.
St. Louis, MO, USA
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