Office Hours 3: Weather Data

Learn weather measurement methods, best practices, applications, and more in this live Q&A session with our science and product experts.

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Our scientists have decades of combined experience installing sensors in the field, and we’ve learned a lot about what to do and what not to do. Join Dr. Doug Cobos and Chris chambers in live Q&A session where they discuss weather station installation considerations and best practices you don’t want to miss.

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Dr. Cobos is a Research Scientist and the Director of Research and Development at METER.  He also holds an adjunct appointment in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences at Washington State University where he co-teaches Environmental Biophysics.  Doug’s Masters Degree from Texas A&M and Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota focused on field-scale fluxes of CO2 and mercury, respectively.  Doug was hired at METER to be the Lead Engineer in charge of designing the Thermal and Electrical Conductivity Probe (TECP) that flew to Mars aboard NASA’s 2008 Phoenix Scout Lander.  His current research is centered on instrumentation development for soil and plant sciences.

Chris Chambers operates as the Environment Support Manager and the Soil moisture sensor Product Manager at METER Group, the world leader in soil moisture measurement. He specializes in ecology and plant physiology and has over 10 years of experience helping researchers measure the soil-plant-atmosphere continuum.

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Our scientists have decades of experience helping researchers and growers measure the soil-plant-atmosphere continuum. 

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