Soil Sensors Overview

As a leader in soil monitoring instrumentation, Stevens offers portable and in-situ sensors to measure moisture,  EC (salinity), temperature and matric potential.

News and Articles

The Stevens Soil Resource Guide

We’re happy to announce the publication of our Soil Resource Guide. Written by the soil experts at Stevens, it contains a wealth of information and will benefit anyone involved with soil. Whether you’re a soil scientist, a farmer or a soil researcher, this 52 page book is a fantastic reference and source of up-to-date theories, practices… Read more

Soil Physics Workshop – Syllabus

Soil Hydrology with the Stevens HydraProbe Soil Sensor This year at the Meteorological Technology World Expo 2018 event in Amsterdam Stevens is excited to present a 2-hour Soil Physics Workshop. The interactive lecture will be hosted by Steven’s own Soil Scientist & Geochemist / Certified Professional Hydrologist Keith Bellingham. Course Summary Knowledge of soil moisture and… Read more

Flow Analysis – Meteorological Technology International Magazine Published Article

One of the world’s largest meteorological networks, SNOTEL, is employing soil moisture sensors to monitor the impact of soil water content on stream flow forecasts By Keith Bellingham, Soil Scientist & Geochemist / Certified Professional Hydrologist Download a PDF of this article  Many complex political, social, environmental and scientific challenges impact water resources. Snow telemetry… Read more

HydraProbe used in Mars Rover Challenge by Manipal University in India

UPDATE: The talented team of engineers ended up placing 7th overall out of 95 entries. Congratulations guys and gals! The original article continues below. The University Rover Challenge has been held every summer in Utah by the Mars Society. It’s a competition open to universities worldwide that encourages students to develop skills in robotics, improve the state-of-the-art… Read more

How to Install Stevens GroPoint Profile

Our friends at GroPoint put together this video demonstrating how to install the GroPoint Profile soil moisture profiling sensor. Senior GroPoint engineer Bruce Chambers demonstrates not only how easy it is to install the GroPoint Profile sensor, but also some valuable tips and tricks to make the installation go as smoothly as possible. The video… Read more

The Basics of Evapotranspiration

Evapotranspiration (ET) represents the loss of water from the Earth’s surface from the combination of direct evaporation and plant transpiration. ET is usually expressed as a rate such as inches per day. Knowledge of ET is important for irrigation scheduling but it is also an important factor for other land use applications such as septic… Read more
All articles loaded
No more articles to load