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Weather Monitoring Master Class

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Accurate weather information is critical for modeling and understanding experimental results—and if you’re just guessing—you’ll be in trouble when it comes time for publication. You need data you can trust. 

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Everything you need to know about getting high-quality weather data

There are a host of factors that influence weather data accuracy, and if you don’t understand what they are, your data can steer you in the wrong direction and put your projects at risk. Don’t unwittingly compromise your weather data by underestimating these factors. The following videos illuminate what these factors are and how to plan for them.
 

Video 1: WHICH WEATHER STATION IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

Dr. Doug Cobos explores how to choose which system is right for you and the sweet spot for price vs. maintenance vs. accuracy in your unique application.

Video 2: WEATHER DATA: VIRTUAL, IN-FIELD, OR REGIONAL NETWORK—DOES IT MATTER?

Find out how different weather data sources compare and how those data affect the accuracy of common environmental models used by growers.

Video 3: WEATHER DATA: WHY ACCURACY IS MORE COMPLICATED THAN YOU THINK

In this 30-minute webinar, Dr. Colin Campbell explains how you can unwittingly compromise your data by underestimating important factors. 

Video 4: 7 WEATHER STATION INSTALLATION MISTAKES TO AVOID

Dr. Doug Cobos discusses insider tips and best practices that will improve your accuracy and save you time, effort, and future headaches.

 

Video 5: EVAPOTRANSPIRATION—PITFALLS TO AVOID & WHY IT'S EASIER THAN YOU THINK

Measuring evapotranspiration (ET) to understand water loss from a native or a managed ecosystem is easier than it looks, but you have to know what you’re doing.

 

Video 6: HOW TO USE PLANT-WATER RELATIONS AND ATMOSPHERIC DEMAND

Going by soil moisture data alone? Other strategies, like plant and weather monitoring, can inform water management decisions.

Video 7: STOP HIDING BEHIND A SHIELD

We performed a series of tests to see how the ATMOS 41’s air temperature measurement compared to other sensors, and the results were surprising, even to us. 

BONUS ARTICLE: SCIENTIFIC WEATHER STATION PERFORMANCE DATA AND WEATHER SENSOR COMPARISONS

We performed comparison testing for ATMOS 41 vs. high-quality, research-grade non-METER sensors and conducted time-series testing for sensor-to-sensor variability. Here are the results.

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Weather measurements made easy

The ATMOS 41 all-in-one weather station is a long-life, accurate, easy-to-install station that combines METER's legendary technology with an ultra-rugged form to deliver an unbeatable price-to-performance ratio.

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