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Electronic Data Collection and Analysis System



Electronic Data Collection and Analysis System


Yin Foo, Des; Foley, Margaret


E-Publications; PublicationNT; E-Books; Report ; 39/1992




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Power and Water Authority

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Technical Report WRD92039 Viewed at 15:07:17 on 29/07/2010 Page 96 of 192. coupling of an "absolute" transducer (which lS similar to the water level transducer) to the piezometer \vill eliminate all problems mentioned above. 9.2 Remote Site Data Logging System The following action should be undertaken in the short term. (i) Data Logging Configuration Further trial and evaluation of the CHERRYVILLE single channel data logger and MINDATA vented 20m transducers should be system, using 10 conducted. This considered on the and data basis within the organisation logging of the and the system should be existing support availability of equipment. Its only trial to date, which was of short. duration, was not successful due to battery failure. However the Hydrographic section's reports of its performance level indicates that this is unusual and retrial ling should be undertaken. The purchase of five units are recommended at this stage to be installed at locations within daily access. (ii) Training Similarly to test pumping staff, groundwater moni-toring staff should undergo initial training in basic computer operation before accessing logger appl:ccation program.'lles. Training should also encompass the data processing package, "DATMAN amd LOGIN". (iii J Documentation of a Handbook describing field procedures should be undertaken. Formulation of policy and a convention for equipment setup, security and operational procedure and data

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