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Author: Dirk Baker | Last Updated: 03/05/2021 | Comments: 0
In this article, I’ll explain how errors can occur when measuring the precipitation amount, discuss a correction approach, and demonstrate how an algorithm can be used to design high-quality tipping bucket rain gauges.
Liquid precipitation (rain) is at once one of the simplest measurements mechanically and... read more
Author: Mike Nelson | Last Updated: 09/08/2020 | Comments: 0
There are times during major weather events when we may hear the news reporter indicate the local river is expected to crest in the next 12 hours at an estimated stage level.
What is a crest and a stage level, and how do they affect me?
Basically,... read more
Author: Ryan Guerrero | Last Updated: 05/29/2020 | Comments: 0
It’s 2020, and yet those of us who need water level monitoring and flood warning systems continue to face the quandary of choosing between easy-to-use stations OR flexible stations that can handle all our measurement and control needs. In the years of self-driving cars and telecommuting jobs,... read more
Author: Mike Nelson | Last Updated: 02/28/2019 | Comments: 2
Testing the calibration of your rain gauge is a simple process. But as you know, it’s also easy to introduce problems, such as incorporating simulated data as real data. In this article, we’ll review a useful feature that automates the testing process and can help... read more
Author: Barbra Utley | Last Updated: 10/28/2016 | Comments: 0
Whether you measure and monitor conditions for flooding, road weather, aviation, fire, or avalanches, your data is important to you and those with whom you share it. Oftentimes, sharing your data quickly is critical, as conditions may change rapidly and require prompt action. In this... read more
Author: Paul Smart | Last Updated: 01/20/2016 | Comments: 0
Have you heard of DNP3 but been unsure of what it is or what it’s used for? In this brief article, I’ll introduce you to this communications protocol, its role in SCADA applications, and how you can use it with your Campbell Scientific equipment and... read more
Author: Barbra Utley | Last Updated: 11/04/2015 | Comments: 0
When it comes to weather conditions, looks can be deceiving. An area that appears to be experiencing mild weather may soon experience conditions that are dangerous to human life. How can you prepare for rapidly changing weather conditions and ensure the safety of those in... read more
Author: Robin Deissinger | Last Updated: 10/28/2015 | Comments: 4
We asked our integrators, those folks who sell and install our products, to send us their best photos of Campbell Scientific equipment operating in the field. From all of their submissions, we selected a photo from Western Weather Group as the first-place winner. Runners-up photo... read more
Author: Barbra Utley | Last Updated: 08/12/2015 | Comments: 3
You’ve collected your measurement data, but how do you easily make sense out of it? How can you simplify the post-processing of your data and start analyzing it sooner? In this article, I’ll explain how adding some code to your CRBasic program can save you... read more
Author: Robin Deissinger | Last Updated: 07/29/2015 | Comments: 1
If you use automatic water-sampling equipment, consider performing a maintenance check-up during the month of August, which is National Water Quality Month in the U.S. When you perform a maintenance check-up, you can help ensure that your equipment is operating at an optimal level and that you... read more