Jeff Chan

12 Reasons Why Portable Soil Probes / Sensors Should be Incorporated in Optimizing Crop Health

Soil moisture monitoring installations have gained significant attention in recent years and for a good reason. These installations are essential for effectively managing irrigation scheduling and optimizing those areas with limited water resources to meet a crop’s needs.

12 Reasons Why Portable Soil Probes / Sensors Should be Incorporated in Optimizing Crop Health Read More »

Senior Embedded Systems IoT Hardware Design Engineer

Employer: Stevens Water Monitoring Systems, Inc.Job Location: Portland, OregonTitle: Senior Embedded Systems IoT Hardware Design Engineer Duties: Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or a closely related field and 5 years of experience as a Hardware Design Engineer, Electronics Design Engineer, or closely related occupation. Experience must

Senior Embedded Systems IoT Hardware Design Engineer Read More »

New Download – Soil Geomorphology: A Pedological Guide to Soil Moisture Sensors

Developed by B. K. Bellingham, Soil Scientist at Stevens, this is an excellent resource for anyone installing soil moisture sensors and interpreting soil moisture data. Here’s what’s inside: Soil Geomorphology and Properties Soil Development Soil Texture and Components Soil Horizons Soil Orders and Taxonomy Soil pH Soil Bulk Density Shrink/Swell Clays Soil Ped Structure and

New Download – Soil Geomorphology: A Pedological Guide to Soil Moisture Sensors Read More »

HydraProbe and Stevens-Connect Aids in Understanding Drought Tolerant Crops

In the summer of 2019, Stevens Water Monitoring Systems and the Oregon State University (OSU) Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center (HAREC) partnered to evaluate watermelon water-use efficiency through advanced sensor-based, sub-surface drip irrigation. The project at OSU was located at the HAREC Horticulture program in Hermiston, home of the famous watermelons we all love.

HydraProbe and Stevens-Connect Aids in Understanding Drought Tolerant Crops Read More »

Stevens-Connect Now Includes Support for Campbell Scientific Data Loggers

Stevens-Connect recently received a huge makeover, and in the process received a new, refined interface and became more powerful and flexible. Part of the new power we’ve introduced is the ability to utilize data from various 3rd-party sources, such as USGS, NCRS, Advanced Hydrological Prediction Service, mesonets and more. Data from these feeds can be

Stevens-Connect Now Includes Support for Campbell Scientific Data Loggers 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

Flow Analysis – Meteorological Technology International Magazine Published Article Read More »

Summary of 2018 MOISST Workshop

Stevens recently sponsored the 2018 MOISST Workshop: From Soil Moisture Observations to Actionable Decisions, which was held June 4-7 in Lincoln, Nebraska. This workshop provided a unique opportunity for leaders in soil moisture research and development to come together in an interactive workshop format to exchange ideas and develop collaborations. This was the eighth consecutive

Summary of 2018 MOISST Workshop 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

HydraProbe used in Mars Rover Challenge by Manipal University in India Read More »

Meteorology Sensors Overview

Weather conditions are often an integral element in water resource and irrigation management applications. Weather parameters are frequently used in understanding and modeling environmental applications that are dependent on water resources. Stevens provides top quality and industry leading weather sensors that are easily deployed into an integrated environmental monitoring and control system. Here is an

Meteorology Sensors Overview Read More »