Instrument guide: Water temperature, Lifeboat Simone Kotthaus 16/07/2010 version1
Tinytag Aquatic 2: TG-4100 Contact information Lifeboat Pier Manager: Janet Kelly (email@example.com) Stuart Morrison, Kevin Maynerd
Instructions on site • Equipment needed: • Laptop Roof5 (make sure battery is charged!) • Tinytag USB Inductive Pad ACS-3030 (SN# 570340) • Tissue • Go down to Lifeboat pier, ring the bell and say, you are coming from Kings to download temperature data. • The sensor is in the tube at the end of the peer on the right hand side. • Take care when walking outside the railing – they provide life jackets. • Open Tinytag Explorer, connect Inductive Pad to COM18. • Dry data logger with tissue and place centred on USB pad • Press button: download data by pressing ‘Get Data from the Logger’ button in the tool bar. • Press ‘Open the Table of readings view’ in the toolbar - The data will be displayed as a table. • Save data to C:\LifeboatTinytag\LBYYMMDD_YYMMDD.ttd with start and end date.
Instructions back at Kings • Press ‘Export data in other format’ in the toolbar, save file as rawTwater_YYMMDD_YYMMDD.csv, again with start and end date. • Copy .ttd and .csv files to I:\Data\YYYY\London\ALL\TLI\ • Manually run D:\Roof\waterTemperature\RiverTempNCDF.m, a Matlab script that converts .csv into netcdf format and updates KUMA content.