The CREWS-JRW team will meet on Tuesday, November 16 at noon on WebEx.
Trevor Irons, a Research Assistant Professor at Montana Tech, will present at the Nov. 16 meeting.
“Update on ArduiNMR: a low-cost soil moisture sensor”
Talk Description: The advent of open-source hardware, such as Arduino, and software has reduced barriers to specialized instrumentation development. Nuclear magnetic resonance provides a direct in situ measurement of liquid phase water in porous media. This project is working on the development of a low-cost earth's field soil moisture sensor capable of provide insight into hydrologic processes in a variety of settings, including the Judith River Watershed. The talk will cover the basics of NMR measurement, project status, and planned data acquisition.
About Trevor: Trevor Irons is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Geological Engineering at Montana Technical University, in Butte Montana, where his interests include near-surface hydrogeophysics, electromagnetics, carbon sequestration, and groundwater modelling. He enjoys working with students almost as much as studying rocks. He graduated from the Colorado School of Mines in 2013 with a PhD in Geophysics and was previously employed at the US Geological Survey in Denver, CO and the University of Utah, in Salt Lake City. When not advocating for free and open-source software he enjoys hiking, cycling, and telemark skiing in Montana with two misbehaved dogs, his beautiful wife, and their two wonderful children.
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