Product Information

SOM - soil oxygen meter

The soil oxygen meter (SOM) is used to measure root respiration and detects the oxygen content of the soil in %.  An auger drill is used to prepare a hole in the soil into which the sensor is placed.
The oxygen meters are generally placed at vertical internals of 20 to 50 cm to establish a vertical profile of the oxygen content of the soil.

 

Advantages

  • Simple set-up
  • Automatic temperature compensation
  • No influence of rain/water
  • Simple calibration by user
  • No zero point calibration required

 

 

 

Technical Specifications

Technical specifications

Measurement principle:Galvanic battery + porous membrane sheet
Dimensions/weight:Diameter 35 mm, length 65 mm
(cable connector length 50 mm)/
220 grammes (incl. 3 m cable)
Output signal:45 ... 65 mV at 20.9 % O2
Cable length: 3 m
Temperature influence:At relative humidity 100 % and O2 20.9 %
Sensor output:
20.8 % at 5 °C,
19.4 % at 40 °C
At relative humidity 0 % and O2 20.9 %
Sensor output not influenced by temperature
Temperature range:0 ... 40 °C in operation

 

 

Order Numbers + Accessories

 

Ordering Details:

Art.-Nr.:  115008               SOM - soil oxygen meter

 

 

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