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Calibration Essentials: Frequency (Calibration Intervals)

Author Michael Jacobs | Letzte Aktualisierung: 04/01/2024 | Kommentare: 0

calibration essentials: frequency (calibration intervals)

In our two previous calibration blog articles, we explored the vital role of calibration in ensuring the accuracy and reliability of measurement instruments across diverse fields. We delved into the fundamentals of calibration, its various methods, and the importance of metrological traceability. Now, we turn... lesen Sie mehr

How to Equip Your Workforce for Success Through Training

Author Vim Mistry | Letzte Aktualisierung: 03/25/2024 | Kommentare: 0

how to equip your workforce for success through training

Continuous learning in the environmental monitoring industry empowers individuals and organisations alike, fostering innovation, user engagement, and a growth mindset. If you haven’t read our “How Do You Put Learning into Action?” blog article, I encourage you to do so. In this article, we’ll shift... lesen Sie mehr

Calibration Essentials: Traceability

Author Michael Jacobs | Letzte Aktualisierung: 03/18/2024 | Kommentare: 0

calibration essentials: traceability

In our previous calibration blog article, we established calibration’s critical role in ensuring reliable, accurate measurements across diverse fields. We examined the very essence of calibration and its significance for safety, efficiency, and quality. Now, in this second article, we shift our focus to traceability... lesen Sie mehr

How Do You Put Learning into Action?

Author Vim Mistry | Letzte Aktualisierung: 03/11/2024 | Kommentare: 0

how do you put learning into action?

While continuous learning in the field of environmental monitoring is important, it’s even more critical to put that learning to practical use. Understanding the benefits for both employees and organisations to stay up to date on technology, expand expertise, and improve performance is one thing.... lesen Sie mehr

A Closer Look: Resolving Dam Data Discrepancies

Author Eric Schmidt | Letzte Aktualisierung: 03/05/2024 | Kommentare: 0

a closer look: resolving dam data discrepancies

Did you read our Southwest: Solving the Mystery of Erroneous Dam Monitoring Data case study? Want to get some more details? In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at that case study. If you haven’t read the case study yet, please do... lesen Sie mehr

Calibration Essentials: Importance

Author Michael Jacobs | Letzte Aktualisierung: 03/04/2024 | Kommentare: 1

calibration essentials: importance

In the world of measurement and data acquisition, ensuring instrument accuracy is paramount. Regular calibration is essential to maintaining the integrity of your measurements and safeguarding your operations. But what exactly is calibration, and why is it so important? In this three-part blog series, we’ll explore... lesen Sie mehr

4 Reasons Why Continuous Learning Is Critical for Environmental Monitoring

Author Ramatoulaye Nabi | Letzte Aktualisierung: 02/01/2024 | Kommentare: 0

4 reasons why continuous learning is critical for environmental monitoring

In the ever-evolving landscape of environmental monitoring, staying ahead of the curve is not just a luxury but a necessity. As technology advances at an unprecedented pace, organisations must equip their employees with the skills and knowledge to effectively use emerging tools and navigate the... lesen Sie mehr

How to Easily Replace and Update a CS223 Sensor Head

Author Ajay Singh | Letzte Aktualisierung: 01/15/2024 | Kommentare: 0

how to easily replace and update a cs223 sensor head

Campbell Scientific’s CS223 Pt-1000 Class A, Back-of-Module Temperature Sensor (discontinued effective 31 October 2023) has been replaced by the CS241 Pt-1000 Class A, Back-of-Module Temperature Sensor. When needed, you can replace the CS223 sensor head with a CS241 head without having to replace the entire... lesen Sie mehr

How to Test COM Ports and Short Haul Modems

Author Bruce Smith | Letzte Aktualisierung: 04/15/2021 | Kommentare: 2

how to test com ports and short haul modems

Has an electrical surge or other event made you concerned that your COM port or short haul modem may not be operating properly? Do you know how to test for this? In this brief article, we’ll look at some simple tests you can perform to... lesen Sie mehr

Pick a Memory Card, but Not Just Any Memory Card

Author Carolyn Ivans | Letzte Aktualisierung: 10/23/2020 | Kommentare: 0

pick a memory card, but not just any memory card

You may already know that you can add external data storage to your data logger with flash-memory cards. But do you know what kind of card you need—or if you even need one? In this article, I’ll answer these and other memory card questions. In... lesen Sie mehr

Answers to 5 Common Questions about Storing Data to Memory Cards

Author Carolyn Ivans | Letzte Aktualisierung: 10/22/2020 | Kommentare: 5

answers to 5 common questions about storing data to memory cards

You may use CompactFlash or microSD memory cards for external storage of your data logger data, but are you using your cards correctly? In this article, I’ll answer some common questions you may have about memory card usage. Recommended for You: If you haven’t done... lesen Sie mehr

How to Obtain Vibrating Wire Measurements in Environments with High Electromagnetic Noise

Author Timothy Jeppsen | Letzte Aktualisierung: 10/07/2020 | Kommentare: 0

how to obtain vibrating wire measurements in environments with high electromagnetic noise

In 1997, I had my first introduction to using vibrating wire piezometers to measure groundwater fluctuations. A large engineering firm was monitoring water level to ensure that construction of a large pipeline through the San Bernardino Mountains was not intruding on the groundwater. I was... lesen Sie mehr

Weather Solutions for IEC 61724-1 Class A Solar Monitoring Systems

Author Libbie Anderson | Letzte Aktualisierung: 06/29/2020 | Kommentare: 0

weather solutions for iec 61724-1 class a solar monitoring systems

You may have heard of the IEC 61724-1 standard to promote international uniformity in PV (photovoltaic) system performance monitoring. But why was it created, and what does it mean for you? In this interview with PES (Power & Energy Solutions), Matt Perry, Technical Product Manager for... lesen Sie mehr

The Importance of Distributed Meteorological Data for Solar Farms

Author Libbie Anderson | Letzte Aktualisierung: 05/01/2020 | Kommentare: 0

the importance of distributed meteorological data for solar farms

On every utility-scale solar farm, it’s crucial to answer the fundamental question: how much solar radiation reaches the surface of the photovoltaic (PV) modules? These farms span hundreds of acres and in order to address this question, owners use meteorological monitoring stations and data loggers... lesen Sie mehr

A Quick Comparison of the CR1000X, CR1000, and CR6 Dataloggers

Author Timothy Jeppsen | Letzte Aktualisierung: 03/19/2020 | Kommentare: 4

a quick comparison of the cr1000x, cr1000, and cr6 dataloggers

We recently released the CR1000X Measurement and Control Datalogger, and you may be wondering how it compares with our widely used CR1000 datalogger and our innovative CR6 datalogger. If you’re in the market for a new data logger, how do you know which one is... lesen Sie mehr

Evolution Not Revolution: Updating an Established Product Range

Author Andrew Sandford | Letzte Aktualisierung: 01/06/2020 | Kommentare: 0

evolution not revolution: updating an established product range

Imagine that you already have a winning sensor that has sold more than 15,000 units. As time passes, you realize that technology has evolved, but your sensor hasn’t. If you are objective in your product evaluation, you may determine that there is justification for the... lesen Sie mehr

Taking In-Situ Soil Measurements to New Performance Depths

Author Dirk Baker | Letzte Aktualisierung: 04/17/2019 | Kommentare: 0

taking in-situ soil measurements to new performance depths

Advances in technology and mechanical design offer vast improvements for those of you who need soil measurements at multiple depths—especially environmental researchers and anyone who works with environmental monitoring networks. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the measurement challenges you may face... lesen Sie mehr

How to Create Custom Sensors in Short Cut

Author Jason Ritter | Letzte Aktualisierung: 02/27/2019 | Kommentare: 4

how to create custom sensors in short cut

Have you ever wanted Short Cut to support more sensors? Although Short Cut supports many sensors, you may have found that the sensor you want to measure is not on the list. What do you do then? How do you add that sensor to your... lesen Sie mehr

Daylight Saving Time and Your Datalogger

Author Janet Albers | Letzte Aktualisierung: 02/27/2019 | Kommentare: 10

daylight saving time and your datalogger

Do you need to do anything to your data logger or software to compensate for the beginning of daylight saving time? Read this short article to find out! Residents of many parts of North America, and various areas around the world, continue to observe the practice... lesen Sie mehr

Do You Use R? Here's a Tool for Importing Campbell Scientific Data

Author Dirk Baker | Letzte Aktualisierung: 10/03/2017 | Kommentare: 7

do you use r? here's a tool for importing campbell scientific data

You may be familiar with R for data processing and analysis. But do you know how to easily import data that is in Campbell Scientific’s TOA5 format into R? In this article, I’ll briefly discuss R and TOA5, and then share a function to create... lesen Sie mehr