Sensor list

Albedometer second class. SRA01.

Made by Hukseflux. The Albedometer consists of two pyranometers, the upper unit measures global radiation and the lower reflected radiation.

Albedometer second class. SRA01.

Barometric pressure sensor. PTB110.

Made by Vaisala, the barometric pressure sensor is designed for accurate pressure measurement. It is used in MEA wind energy measurement systems.

Barometric pressure sensor.  PTB110.

Heat flux plate standard. HFP01.

Heat flux plate or heat flux sensor which measures the heat that flows through a material in which it is installed. Often used in soils for monitoring heat flows through root zones, and in buildings for insulation and climate control.

Heat flux plate standard. HFP01.

Heat flux plate self-calibrating. HFP01SC.

Self calibrating heat flux plate used in soil heat flux measurements. Provides superior accuracy to the HFP01.

Heat flux plate self-calibrating. HFP01SC.

Heat flux plate premium. HFP03.

Heat flux plate more sensitive than the HFP01, commonly used in agriculture and research.

Heat flux plate premium. HFP03.

Leaf wetness sensor. MEA2040.

Leaf wetness sensor acts as an artificial leaf and detects the presence of moisture on its surface. Used in disease monitoring.

Leaf wetness sensor.  MEA2040.

Pyranometer first class. SR11.

Made by Hukseflux. Used on MEA weather stations when a better quality reading is required. Can also be read with the LI19 for spot readings.

Pyranometer first class.  SR11.

Pyranometer first class. SR12.

Made by Hukseflux, this pyranometer is specifically designed for solar energy measurement applications.

Pyranometer first class.  SR12.

Pyranometer reader. LI119.

Made by Hukseflux, this reader is used with LP02 and SR11 pyranometers to log and display readings.

Pyranometer reader.  LI119.

Pyranometer second class. LP02.

Made by Hukseflux, the LP02 is our most commonly used solar radiation sensor on MEA weather stations. Can also be read with the LI19 for spot readings.

Pyranometer second class.  LP02.

Pyranometer secondary standard . SR20.

Made by Hukseflux. This pyranometer is used for research grade measurements and for solar energy measurement systems.

Pyranometer secondary standard .  SR20.

Pyrheliometer first class. DR01.

Made by Hukseflux. This pyrheliometer is used for direct radiation measurements with MEA’s solar energy measurement systems.

Pyrheliometer first class.  DR01.

Pyrheliometer fast response. DR02.

Made by Hukseflux, this research grade normal incidence direct solar irradiance sensor has a better than 1 second response.

Pyrheliometer fast response.  DR02.

Pyrgeometer. IR02.

Made by Hukseflux. The pyrgeometer measures FIR, Far Infra Red radiation. It is heated to prevent dew deposition.

Pyrgeometer.  IR02.

Pyrradiometer. RA01.

Made by Hukseflux. This two component net radiation sensor measures incoming short wave and long wave or infra-red radiation.

Pyrradiometer.  RA01.

Pyrradiometer net. NR01.

Made by Hukseflux. This four component net radiation sensor is used for scientific grade energy balance studies. It measures incoming and outgoing short wave and long wave or infra-red radiation.

Pyrradiometer net.  NR01.

Rain gauge. RIM8020.

WMO standard tipping bucket rain gauge.

Rain gauge.  RIM8020.

Rain gauge. TB6.

Tipping bucket rain gauge for rainfall measurements.

Rain gauge.  TB6.

Sunshine pyranometer. SPN1.

Made by Delta T Devices. The SPN1 is a precision version of the BF5 Sunshine sensor. It is an affordable alternative to shade-ring pyranometers, pyrheliometers and traditional sunshine recorders.

Sunshine pyranometer.  SPN1.

Sunshine sensor. BF5.

Made by Delta T Devices. The BF5 Sunshine Sensor is a versatile, multi-purpose solar radiation sensor which uses an array of photodiodes with a unique shading pattern to measure global and diffuse radiation and calculate direct radiation.

Sunshine sensor.  BF5.

Temperature. Black Globe Temperature.

Black Globe Temperature is available on our Feedlot Weather Stations and is essential for monitoring heat stress in livestock.

Temperature. Black Globe Temperature.

Temperature & humidity. HC2-S3.

Made by Rotronic, top of range. Accuracy is +/-0.8% RH and +/-0.1°C.

Temperature & humidity.  HC2-S3.

Temperature sensor. MEA6507.

Temperature sensor only, may be used for soil, water or air. Accurate to ±0.2 deg C.

Temperature sensor.  MEA6507.

Temperature soil profile probe. TH3.

Soil temperature profile probe with six fixed measurement points at depths of 5, 10, 20, 30, 50 and 100 cm on a glass-fibre reinforced plastic rod. Each sensor element has direct contact to the soil.

Temperature soil profile probe.  TH3.

Temperature soil profile sensor. STP01.

Soil temperature profile with fixed sensing points at 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50cm, used for soil temperature gradients.

Temperature soil profile sensor.  STP01.

Ventilator unit. VU01.

The VU01 ventilator unit helps reduce zero offsets and problems related to dew and frosts with SR20 pyranometers and IR20 pyrgeometers.

Ventilator unit. VU01.

Wind direction sensor. PRV.

Wind vane made by Wittich is a mechanical vane measuring wind direction. Used on the MEA Junior weather station.

Wind direction sensor.  PRV.

Wind direction sensor. W200P.

Premium wind vane made by Vector Instruments used in MEA wind energy measurement systems for wind direction measurements.

Wind direction sensor.  W200P.

Wind speed sensor. P2546-OPR

The world’s premium anemometer made by WindSensor (previously known as Riso) in Denmark. This wind speed sensor is used in MEA’s wind energy measurement systems.

Wind speed sensor.  P2546-OPR

Wind speed sensor. PA2.

Anemometer made by Wittich (Netherlands) uses the Hall-effect principle for wind speed measurements to 60 m/sec. Used on the MEA Junior weather station.

Wind speed sensor.  PA2.

Wind speed & direction sensor. WindObserver.

Made by Gill Instruments, this ultrasonic wind instrument records wind speed and direction. The no maintenance operation makes this suitable for use in demanding environments. The very low starting threshold makes it the appropriate sensor when EPA requirements must be met.

Wind speed & direction sensor.  WindObserver.

wind speed & direction sensor. WindSonic

Made by Gill Instruments, this ultrasonic wind instrument records wind speed and direction. The no maintenance operation makes this suitable for use in demanding environments.

wind speed & direction sensor. WindSonic

Wind speed & direction sensor. WMS301.

Made by Vaisala this combined mechanical wind speed and direction sensor is compact and robust. Easily serviced in the field.

Wind speed & direction sensor.  WMS301.
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