Course 01 - Metos Stations and Sensors

Content
18 modules

Rating

Course Length
70 mins

Instructor
Metos Instructor

Released
10 Mar 2020

Description

Course 1 - Metos Stations and Sensors


In this course:

You will obtain a foundational knowledge of Metos stations and their applicability in different field conditions and needs. Common station sensors are covered in detail in addition to soil moisture, related sensors and environmental monitoring hardware.

Estimated Learning Time: 70 min 
 

Topics covered:


Pessl Suite of Stations

          1. Selection of a Device

          2. Knowledge Check
 

Common Station Sensors

 3. Global Solar Radiation Sensor (Pyranometer)

 4. Hygroclip Temperature and RH Sensor

 5. Leaf Wetness Sensor

 6. Pessl Instruments Temperature and RH Sensor

 7. Precipitation Sensor (Rain Bucket)

 8. Wind Speed and Direction Sensors

 9. Knowledge Check
 

Soil Moisture Theory

10. Introduction to Soil Moisture Theory

11. Field Capacity, Refill, Wilting Point 

12. Evapotranspiration

13. Knowledge Check
 

Soil Moisture Sensors

14. Overview and Tensiometric Sensors

15. Volumetric Sensors

16. Soil Moisture Sensor Hardware

17. Knowledge Check
 

Certification Exam

18. Certification Exam

Objectives

By the end of this course you will be able to: 

  • Understand the main features and differences between Metos’s most popular in-field stations and sensors

  • Develop a basic understanding of soil moisture including soil types, field capacity, and key terms 

  • Understand the various soil and environmental sensors curated and available through METOS

Certificate

By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate iMetos Stations

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Selection of a Device
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Pessl Suite of Stations - Knowledge Check
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Global Solar Radiation Sensor (Pyranometer)
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Hygroclip Temperature and RH Sensor
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Leaf Wetness Sensor
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Pessl Instruments Temperature and RH Sensor
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Precipitation Sensor (Rain Bucket)
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Wind Speed and Direction Sensors
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Common Station Sensors - Knowledge Check
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Introduction to Soil Moisture Theory
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Field Capacity, Refill, Wilting Point
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Evapotranspiration
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Soil Moisture Theory - Knowledge Check
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Overview and Tensiometric Sensors
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Volumetric Sensors
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Soil Moisture Sensor Hardware
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Soil Moisture Sensors - Knowledge Check
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Added 13 days ago, by Trevor
 
Added about 1 month ago, by Adam
 
Added 2 months ago, by Karen
 
Added 2 months ago, by Andrew
Great course to gain basic understanding of Pessl/Metos product
 
Added 3 months ago, by Hassan
Greatly structured and easy to understand
 
Added 4 months ago, by De Wet
Thanks guys, very well put together.
 
Added 5 months ago, by Lisa
 
Added 6 months ago, by Verena
 
Added 6 months ago, by Zach
 
Added 6 months ago, by Ed
It seems as though this training would be better served to address the benchmarks that are measured in the knowledge check

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