Picarro is revolutionizing human understanding of the global carbon, water and nitrogen cycles - essentially the building blocks of all life on Earth - through transformative scientific measurements. And we are enabling anyone, anywhere to make them.
With ultra-precise, easy-to-use and portable gas concentration and stable isotope analysis instruments, fully integrated with powerful, cloud-based geo-informatics and geo-spatial visualizations, we are empowering scientists, businesses, governments and NGOs with specific, comprehensive and actionable environmental data – at unprecedented speed, scale and simplicity.
Our products are used in a wide variety of applications, including: Earth sciences research; air quality, greenhouse gas and fugitive emissions measurements, energy exploration and distribution, and supply chain integrity. Deployed on all seven continents in places as diverse as the Greenland Ice Cap, The Eiffel Tower, NASA aircraft and Pacific Gas & Electric’s natural gas leak detection vehicles, our solutions are unparalleled in their precision, ease of use, portability and reliability. Our products are all designed and manufactured at our Santa Clara, California, U.S.A. headquarters and exported to countries worldwide. Our technology is based on dozens of patents related to cavity ring-down spectroscopy (CRDS). Investors include Benchmark Capital, DAG Ventures, Focus Ventures, Greylock Partners, Mingxin China Growth Fund and NTT Finance.