Displaying 1 - 6 of 6 articles authored by: Dirk Baker
Autor: Dirk Baker | Ultima atualização: 06/21/2021 | Comentários: 4
In this article, I'll share my experience collaborating on a research project to record some extreme weather conditions that may even set a world record!
On August 16, 2020, the weather station located at Furnace Creek in Death Valley National Park (California, USA) recorded a temperature... Leia mais
Autor: Dirk Baker | Ultima atualização: 03/05/2021 | Comentários: 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... Leia mais
Autor: Dirk Baker | Ultima atualização: 01/30/2020 | Comentários: 2
Have you ever been told not to average relative humidity (RH)? Have you ever created a data logger program with Short Cut and noticed that it does not allow you to average RH when you generate your data table? Do you know why?
In this blog... Leia mais
Autor: Dirk Baker | Ultima atualização: 04/17/2019 | Comentários: 0
Advances in technology and mechanical design offer vast improvements for those of you who need soil measurements at multiple depths—especially environmental researchers and anyone who works with environmental monitoring networks. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the measurement challenges you may face... Leia mais
Autor: Dirk Baker | Ultima atualização: 10/03/2017 | Comentários: 3
You may be familiar with R for data processing and analysis. But do you know how to easily import data that is in Campbell Scientific’s TOA5 format into R? In this article, I’ll briefly discuss R and TOA5, and then share a function to create... Leia mais
Autor: Dirk Baker | Ultima atualização: 02/08/2017 | Comentários: 0
Are you concerned about frost damage to your crops?
There are a number of high-value crops that are critically vulnerable to frost damage. Especially on buds, flowers, and early fruit, frost can cost growers thousands of dollars per acre.
For a long time, many growers have monitored... Leia mais