METER to present 5 new products at EGU 2017
7 March 2017

METER to present 5 new products at EGU 2017

MUNICH— After many years of collaboration, Decagon Devices, Inc. and UMS AG have formalized their relationship by merging. In doing so, we have adopted a new name. We are excited to present our new company, METER Group AG (METER), at the 2017 European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly in Vienna, Austria, 23 – 28 April.

The EGU General Assembly draws geoscientists from all over the world, covering all disciplines of earth and space sciences to explore the latest research and developments. This will be the company’s first introduction to the European market.

METER Environment, a division of METER Group AG, combines scientific and engineering expertise to create systems for measuring water along the soil-plant-atmosphere continuum. This year, METER will be presenting five new products, including the:

  • ATMOS 41 all-in-one weather station,
  • ZENTRA ZL solar-powered data logger with cell communication,
  • TEROS 12 soil moisture sensor,
  • HYPROP 2 soil water retention curve analyzer, and
  • PARIO automated soil particle size analyzer.

For more information about METER Group AG, please stop by booths #06, #07, #08, #09 to meet our team and see these and other new products or visit the show site for more information at: http://egu2017.eu/exhibition/general_information.html

  • About METER Group

    METER Group, Inc., a Decagon and UMS combined company, delivers real-time, high-resolution data that fuels production and processes for the food quality, environmental research, urban and agriculture sectors. Through the power of its employees, METER combines science, engineering and design expertise to turn physical measurements into useful information.

  • About Decagon Devices

    Decagon Devices, Inc., designs, manufactures, and markets scientific instruments, specializing in soil moisture sensors and equipment. The applied research division focuses on measuring water, light, and heat in the soil-plant-atmosphere continuum. Decagon instruments are used throughout the world in universities, research and testing laboratories, government agencies, vineyards, farms, and industrial applications.

  • About UMS

    UMS AG is the leading supplier in the field of environmental technology with focus on hydrology, climate research and laboratory instrumentation. With more than 20 years experience, UMS offers our scientific customers with unique measuring and sampling systems made in Germany.

Lysimeter cooperation agreement with the company JR-AquaConSol GmbH

With the new Lysimeter division it is systematically expanding its business field. Univ. lect. Dr. Johann Fank (CEO JR-AquaConSol), has been leading the Lysimeter Research Group for more than 10 years. Through this cooperation, the METER Group transfers its entire technical know-how in the areas of consulting and plant design, installation and training as well as in the areas of services and support to JR-AquaConSol.

METER to grant 2020 fellowships

METER is now accepting applications for the 2020 G.A. Harris Fellowship. The annual program, founded in honor of the late Grant A. Harris, was designed to support studies focused on growing people’s understanding of physical, chemical and biological processes in the environment.