Webinar - April 14, 2016

Clay Characterization & Water Vapor Sorption–Moving Beyond Atterberg Limits

Discover how high-resolution isotherms generated by METER’s Vapor Sorption Analyzer can revolutionize clay soil characterization.

Webinar - June 18, 2015

Water potential 401–advances in field water potential

In this webinar, Dr. Doug Cobos discusses field water potential sensor characteristics, equilibrations and advances in technology.

Webinar - May 27, 2015

Water Potential 101–Making Use of an Important Tool

Dr. Doug Cobos differentiates water potential from water content, discusses the theory, application, and key components of water potential.

Webinar - May 21, 2015

Why Using Soil Moisture Sensors for Irrigation Control will Increase Quality and Profits

Dr. Marc Van Iersel discusses drawbacks of excessive irrigation and strategies to reduce nursery water use to increase profits and quality.

Webinar - May 19, 2015

Using PRI to Monitor Crop Stress

How to use PRI and NDVI to monitor environmental conditions that adversely affect plant growth.

Webinar - April 20, 2015

How to Interpret Soil Moisture Data

A two-part series focused on interpreting soil moisture data. Both parts of the series were run as panel discussions.

Webinar - January 27, 2015

Finding Insights in Big Data Sets

Dr. Rick Gill shares techniques scientists can use to deal with the overwhelming challenges of big data.

Webinar - December 18, 2014

How to Generate Dry End Soil Water Characteristic Curves with a Single Point

Dr. Doug Cobos teaches about the concept of a single point soil water characteristic curve and a study performed to try and validate the concept.

Webinar - July 18, 2014

SDI-12 Sensor Network Best Practices

Learn what an SDI-12 network does, pros/cons, how to design and build your own sensor bus, and troubleshooting.

Webinar - June 2, 2014

Fundamentals and Perspectives on Soil Moisture Measurements

Dr. Paolo Castiglione presents on soil mechanics and the theory behind soil moisture measurements.

Webinar - May 9, 2014

PRI—Why You Should Measure It

Discover the Photochemical Reflectance Index (PRI) and what it can tell you. Also learn about remote sensing of PRI.

Webinar - February 26, 2014

Leaf Area Index: Theory, Measurement, & Application

Dr. Steve Garrity discusses the theory behind LAI measurement, direct and indirect methods, variability, things to consider, and applications.

Webinar - November 12, 2013

How to model interactions between vegetation and water movement along the hydro-bio-atmosphere continuum

Dr. Gil Bohrer discusses how to model the interactions between vegetation structure and the movement of water along the hydro-bio-atmosphere continuum.

Webinar - September 24, 2013

Advances in Lysimeter Technology

Learn about advances in lysimeter technology and the advantages of newer instrument design.

Webinar - September 20, 2013

Getting More From Your NDVI Sensor

Dr. Steven Garrity shows how NDVI is being used in current research and demonstrates how to overcome some of the NDVI’s limitations.

Webinar - July 17, 2013

Best Practices for Measuring Thermal Properties of Fluids

After discussing limitations of the transient line heat source method, Dr. Cobos gives practical considerations to improve the quality of fluid measurements.

Webinar - June 6, 2013

Soil Moisture Sensor Networks in Greenhouse Applications Lead to Increased Yields and Improved Quality

Dr. John Lea Cox discusses strategies to reduce nursery water use and increase yield, profit, efficiency, and quality.

Webinar - May 27, 2013

Measurements and Models for Macropore Infiltration in Soil

Macropore models that include geometry of the macropores tend to be complicated. The M&M model is a simple macropore model that requires only nine parameters.

Webinar - March 29, 2013

NDVI & PRI–Measurement Theory, Methods, and Applications

Dr. Steve Garrity discusses NDVI and PRI theory, methods, limitations, applications, and more.

Webinar - December 21, 2012

Soil Moisture 201: Water Content Measurements, Methods, and Applications

Dr. Colin Campbell discusses details regarding different ways to measure soil moisture and the theory/application behind each measurement.

Webinar - November 26, 2012

Water Potential 301–How to Push Your Instruments Past their Specifications

Learn the skills needed to create a soil water characteristic curve with wet end and dry end data that actually match up in the middle.

Webinar - November 26, 2012

Becoming a Tensiometer and HyProp Wizard

In this webinar, Leo Rivera explores refill techniques for METER tensiometers and the HYPROP

Webinar - October 22, 2012

Water Potential 201—Choosing the Right Instrument

Learn water potential instrument theory, including the challenges of measuring water potential and how to choose and use various water potential instruments.

Webinar - June 26, 2012

Using Soil Moisture Sensors in Plant-Water Relations Studies

Dr. Jonyun Kim explains why soil moisture sensors help control substrate water contents, estimate plant water use, and understand drought physiology.