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EnviroDIY Monitoring Station Manual Appendices

The EnviroDIY Monitoring Station appendices contain supplemental information to help you manage your EnviroDIY Monitoring Station. Please leave feedback on the individual articles so that we can continue to improve the documentation.

1. Battery and Solar Options

The amount of sunlight your EnviroDIY Monitoring Station receives will determine the battery and solar panel sizes you will need.

2. Example Data

View example plots of CTD and turbidity sensor data.

3. Data Patterns

Learn how to recognize ecological data and sensor fouling data patterns and how to use battery level as a diagnostic.

4. Troubleshooting

Read through troubleshooting tips for some common problems and access a printable version to take tips into the field.

5. Commercial Meters

See a table of commercial meters, the parameters they measure, and approximate prices.

6. Field Supplies Checklist

View a table of equipment and supplies for general site visits, data download, station maintenance, and supplemental sampling.

7. Maintenance Checklist

See which maintenance tasks you should do daily, weekly, or every six weeks.

8. Supplemental Sampling, Rating Curves, Loads

To further understand and explain the ecology of a site and lend insight into EnviroDIY Monitoring Station data patterns, a variety of additional measurements and sample collection methods can be employed.

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