By Lauren Bissey on 25 January 2012We're pleased to announce Decagon's Soil Moisture Educational Series of free virtual seminars. We're excited to be able to offer this opportunity to our customers and colleagues. *Soil Moisture 101* Archive available here[http://www. decagon. com/education/soil-moisture-101/]. *Soil Moisture 201* Archive available here[http://www. decagon. com/education/free-virtual-seminar-soil-moisture-201-water-content-measurement-methods-and-applications/]. *Soil Moisture 301* Archive available here[http://www. decagon. com/education/free-virtual-seminar-soil-moisture-301-why-does-my-soil-moisture-sensor-read-negative/].
By Dr. Gaylon S. Campbell on 30 November 2011Making good water potential measurements is largely a function of choosing the right instrument and using it skillfully. It is a difficult measurement to make, and no single method for measuring water potential is able to cover the entire working range. Join Dr.
By Dr. Colin Campbell on 17 November 2011Designed for those who have measured soil moisture with one method and are interested in learning about other soil moisture measurement methods. Focus on: Direct vs. indirect soil moisture measurements Neutron probe, dual needle heat pulse, and dielectric techniques Suggested techniques for different research applications Archive available online here[http://www. decagon. com/education/free-virtual-seminar-soil-moisture-201-water-content-measurement-methods-and-applications/].
By Lauren Bissey on 15 November 2011Decagon Devices is pleased to announce two new additions to our line of soil monitoring equipment. The GS3 Soil Moisture Sensor[http://www. decagon. com/products/sensors/soil-moisture-sensors/gs3-soil-moisture-temperature-and-ec/] features three stainless steel prongs, measuring volumetric water content, temperature and electrical conductivity. The MPS-2 Water Potential Sensor[http://www. decagon.
By Lauren Bissey on 26 October 2011We're pleased to announce the 2011 G. A. Harris Instrumentation Fellowship. This fellowship gives six $5,000 awards of Decagon instrumentation to graduate students studying environmental or geotechnical science. This year the committee is emphasizing studies that propose innovative soil and plant monitoring. For more information, please visit the fellowship page[sitetree_link id=433].