Science is hard! A little know-how can go a long way.
Studiously put together by my dear friend Laureano Gherardi, here is a how-to guide for building passive rainfall exclusion shelters for ecological research. Learn more about Lau and his amazing research at his website: http://laugherardi.org/
Deep soil moisture and temperature sensor installation
Most of the data scientists collect is about surface soil layers (<30 cm). We wanted to collect data at a depth of 50cm without damaging experimental plots. Here are a few snapshots and pointers from that experience.