PM Ecology designes and manufactures data loggers, sensors, and solutions for environmental measuements. Our equipment is dedicated for professionals operating in the following areas:
Thanks to the wide experience of our specialists, PM Ecology is able to supply complete solutions for enivornmental measurements including sensors, data loggers, power supply units, mounting accessories and software solutions for data visualization and analysis.
The main and distinctive feature of PM Ecology products is their unprecedented level of energy efficiency. Stations dedicated to water level and rainfall monitoring are able to operate continuoulsly for several years without battery replacement or charging. Such properties make PM Ecology equipment suitable for every location, especially for areas with no access to AC power supply.
Aqua Loggers are fully automatic stations manufactured by PM Ecology and are dedicated to hydrological measurements. Each station consists of a chosen set of chosen measurement sensors, power supply unit, types of housing. All of them are equipped with a GSM modem for online data transmission.
The high level of power efficiency is the main feature which distinguishes Aqua Loggers among similar equipment in the market. The stations are an interesting alternative for measurement applications powered by grid connection or a large PV panel. Their installation cost is much lower and the formalities are significantly easier.
All measured data is visualized in automatic data processing System accessible through any web browser. The system has been designed for detailed and intuitive analysis of big data sets on multifunctional graphs. Remote configuration of the whole station, including setting up measurement and transmission intervals and text alerts, is done remotely through the System. Additionally, all PM Ecology hydrological stations can transmit the data directly to customer’s server.
AQUA LOGGER RDR
The hydrological station used for level measuremnt on watercourses, water reservoirs or in closed channels. The use of the radar sensor ensures a non-contact measurement and eliminates the danger of damaging the
transmitter by ice layer.
Aqua Loggers RDR come with a wide range of mounting options including various mounting booms and fixings for closed channels. Each option secures the sensor from accidental or intentional damaging.
Aqua Logger RDR is typically powered by AGM 12V 55Ah battery. For example, if the measurement is made every 10 minutes and data is updated every 1 hour, Aqua Logger RDR will work continuously for minimum 5 years.
AQUA LOGGER HS
Aqua Logger HS is used with a submersible pressure transmitter placed at the bottom of a water reservoir or watercourse. It is recommended for locations with slight horizontal movement of the measured liquid.
The station is powered by AGM 12V 35 Ah battery. Such power supply enables the continuous work of the station with 10 min data sampling and online update made every 1 hour for 5 years at least.
AQUA LOGGER RDR COMPACT
It is a compact water and wastewater level station with a radar sensor. The logging device and battery supply are both enclosed in a 220 x 120 x 90mm housing.
Such configuration allows Aqua Logger RDR COMPACT to be suitable for level monitoring in closed channels, sewage wells, small scale sewage pumping stations and similar locations where compact size of a device is important. There are three protection levels available: IP67, IP68 and IP67 ATEX.
The station is powered by a set of Lithium batteries placed inside the housing. With a measurement taken every 10 minutes and the data transmission made every 4hours, the station is able to operate for 5 years minimum.
AQUA LOGGER HS COMPACT
Compact water and sewage level measurement station operating with a submersible pressure transmitter. The station uses a contact method of measurement – the transmitter is submerged in water or other liquid.
Unlike radar sensor, the measurement with a pressure transmitter is much less power-consuming. The station is especially dedicated to sites where frequent data sampling is required.
Aqua Logger HS COMPACT is powered by a set of Lithium batteries placed inside the housing. With a measurement taken every 10 minutes and the data transmission made every 4 hours, the station is able to operate continuously for 10 years minimum.
Aqua Loggers are hydrological stations manufactured by PM Ecology. Their exceptional energy efficiency places them among the best equipment for environmental measurements on the market. Extremely low power consumption allows Aqua Loggers to work much longer in comparison to similar hydro stations currently available. Depending on the chosen data transmission frequency, our stations are able to provide online data from 1 to even 10 years on one battery set. The ultra-low power consumption of each station makes them fully off-grid systems, and in this way lowers the initial cost of installation and maintenance.
Power efficiency is vital in designing water level measurement stations, as it helps conducting long-term measurement campaigns without grid connection in the field and inconvenient maintenance involving charging or replacing batteries. Aqua Logger stations stand out among similar equipment because of its significantly longer operating time on one battery set.
* including battery’s self-charging and wearing out
All measured data is easily accessible through our Online System. Each recording is displayed on multifunctional diagrams and charts. Online System is also used for remote setup of transmission and sampling intervals and alarms. Contact us to get access to demo account.
PM Ecology provides API specification for data transfer to 3 rd party systems and applications. For users interested in direct data transfer to their server, PM Ecology offers open-source collector software free of charge. Get in touch with us for details.
Aqua Loggers work with radar sensors or submersible pressure transmitters. Radar sensors are manufactured by Endress+Hauser (Switzerland). Submersible pressure transmitters are produced by Trafag company (Switzerland). Both of them are high quality and durable products offering very high accuracy and long term stability. Choose one of them depending on your budget and site properties.
Locations of the water and wastewater level stations are often difficult for installation. River banks, bridges, drains, inspection chambers and many others demand different equipment type and mounting accessories. For each of these locations PM Ecology is able to provide perfectly fitted Aqua Logger with complete mounting set that can be easily adjusted to particular location. For more information about Aqua Logger types and mounting accessories click here.
Aqua Logger RAIN and Aqua Logger RAIN COMPACT are dedicated to rainfall measurement. They are used either with traditional tipping-bucket rain gauges or technologically advanced ones with weighing measurement method. Each of the sensors can be heated if the measurement is conducted in sub-zero temperatures.
If an unheated rain gauge is used, Aqua Logger RAIN stations can be powered only by batteries. Exceptional power efficiency of data loggers manufactured by PM Ecology enables more than 10 years of continuous work and data transmission of the station on one battery set.
Aqua Logger RAIN and RAIN COMPACT are compatible with rain gauges of two world leading manufactures of such equipment: Lambrecht Meteo GmbH and OTTHydromet. Every pluviometer used by PM Ecology data loggers complies with requirements of World Meteorological Organisation (WMO).
Precipitation gauges manufactured by Lambrecht Meteo GmbH are high quality tipping bucket sensors with full metal housing. The top models measure rainfall with the use of weighing method which is considered to be mostaccurate.
Rain gauges made by OTT Hydromet are acclaimed as the best equipment for rainfall monitoring in the world. They are a point of reference for the quality of other rain gauges for WMO. The measurement is taken only with the weighing method.
In case AC power supply is available, PM Ecology offers Aqua Logger RAIN station with full power supply system. It consists of a power supply unit, back-up battery, battery charger and microprocessor control system. The back-up battery provides operation of the whole station (without heating) in case of AC power supply failure.
Aqua Logger RAIN COMPACT is powered by a set of Lithium batteries, which are integrated with the data logger in one housing. It is the best choice for measurements conducted at prevailing temperatures above zero. Excellent power efficiency of PM Ecology data loggers allows regular updates of the measured data every 24h for approx. 10 years.
All current and historical data is transferred to PM Ecology’s server and is available through any web- browser. The data is displayed on multifunctional diagrams and charts. PM Ecology provides API specification for data transfer to 3rd party systems and applications. For users interested in direct data transfer to their server, PM Ecology offers open-source collector software free of charge. Contact us for details.
Measured data from Aqua Logger RAIN and RAIN COMPACT is sent through GSM network with frequency chosen by the user. The frequency can be automatically increased when the intensity of precipitation is higher than earlier defined level. When the chosen level is exceeded, the System also sends text and email alerts.
Aqua Logger RAIN and Aqua Logger RAIN COMPACT are fully automatic weather stations manufactured by PM Ecology and dedicated to precipitation measurement. Each version offers different configuration of power supply system and rain gauge type. All stations are equipped with a GSM modem for online data transmission.
In case of a direct access to AC power supply, we recommend the use of Aqua Logger RAIN. It is compatible with all rain gauges offered by PM Ecology, including the ones with heating. Aqua Logger RAIN COMPACT is powered by a set of Lithium batteries and is dedicated to measurements in temperatures above zero with the use of unheated tipping bucket rain gauges.
All measured data is visualized in automatic data processing System accessible through a web browser. System has been designed for detailed and intuitive analysis of big data sets on multifunctional graphs. Remote configuration of the whole station, including setting up logging and data transmission intervals and text alerts, is done through the System. PM Ecology hydrological stations can transmit the data directly to customer’s server.
AQUA LOGGER RAIN
Aqua Logger RAIN is our most popular station used for long-term rainfall measurements. The station works with all rain gauges offered by PM Ecology and are used either with traditional tipping-bucket rain gauges or advanced rain gauges which use weight-based technology for measurement. Each of the stations can be heated if the measurement is conducted in sub-zero temperatures
The station is equipped in full AC power supply system which consists of a power supply, back-up battery, charger and microprocessor control system. The back-up battery provides operation of the whole station (without heating) in case of AC power supply failure.
Aqua Logger RAIN COMPACT is a fully autonomous rainfall monitoring station manufactured by PM Ecology. It is dedicated for continuous measurement of rainfall with unheated tipping bucket rain gauges. Such solution is preferred for locations without constant access to AC power supply.
The station is powered by a set of Lithium batteries, which are integrated with the data logger in one housing. Excellent power efficiency of PM Ecology data loggers allows online updates of the measured data every 24h for at least 10 years.
This high quality tipping bucket rain gauge has been designed for long-term and failure-free measurements. Its functionalities and accuracy meet the requirements of classic meteorology and hydrology. The resolution of measurements is 0,1mm and the accuracy of 2% make this rain gauge a very popular choice for standard installations.
The enclosure is made of anodized aluminium. Optional heating module makes it possible to conduct measurements all year. The sensor complies with requirements of WMO for precipitation measurements
This rain gauge measures precipitation with weighing method. In comparison to traditional pluviometers, it offers much higher resolution of 0,001mm which enables detection of very light rain. Such feature increases the accuracy of the sensor to 1% at <6mm/min rain intensity.
Sensor’s housing is made of power coated aluminium. Lambrecht rain[e] has a built-in heating module and complies with requirements of WMO concerning precipitation measurements.
LEMBRECHT RAIN[E] 400
Rain gauge measures rainfall with the use of weighing method and has a significantly larger funnel - 400cm 2 . It is recommended if a more precise measurement of less intensive precipitation is required.
Sensor’s housing is made of power coated aluminium. Lambrecht rain[e] 400 has a built-in heating module and complies with requirements of WMO concerning precipitation measurements.
LEMBRECHT RAIN[E] H3
Rain[e] H3 offers weighing measurement method. It contains an expanded heating system consisting of three sections: ring-, funnel- and drain-line heatings. This rain gauge has been designed for measurements conducted in very harsh weather conditions.
Sensor’s housing is made of power coated aluminium. Lambrecht rain[e] H3 has a heating module built-in and complies with requirements of WMO concerning precipitation measurements.
PLUVIO L 400
Pluvio L 400 is an all-weather precipitation gauge using weighing method of measurement. It has two important features which distinguish it among other weighing rain gauges. The first one is the lack of a self-emptying mechanism (e.g. tipping bucket) of rainwater. Pluvio L 400 is equipped with a large container where precipitation from several months accumulates. The level of rainfall is calculated by the constant measurement of the container’s weight.
The second crucial feature is the lack of a funnel – rainfall drops directly to the main container. No accumulation of water on the ring or funnel increases the accuracy significantly. Additionally, Pluvio 2 L 400 is able to make accurate measurements of extreme raining of 3.000mm/h intensity.
PM Ecology meteorological stations are efficient and accurate devices for precise long-term weather measurements consisting of a set of sensors fitted to individual requirements of the user. The offered range includes wind speed and direction, ambient temperature, relative humidity, air pressure, rainfall, solar radiation, soil temperature and humidity and many other sensors.
All measured data is transmitted via GSM network to the dedicated Online System which is used for data visualization and analysis. PM Ecology stations also enable transmission of the measured data by serial communication through RS232 and RS485 ports or directly to the user’s server.
Cloud based Online System allows detailed and intuitive analysis of big data sets of environmental data. All measurements are presented on multifunctional graphs and diagrams with a customized view for each sensor. The full analysis can be done online on your laptop, tablet or smartphone via any web browser without additional software. For additional calculations, logged data can be saved as CSV files.
Fully configurable alarms will alert you by sending an email or text message when a selected parameter exceeds critical value. The system also monitors the working parameters of each station such as power supply voltage, internal temperature and GSM network signal level. All these functionalities give you excellent control over PM Ecology meteorological stations.
Every weather station and sensor can be installed on a tailor made aluminium mast fitted to the requirements of a particular measurement campaign The masts offered by PM Ecology are available from 2 up to 20m height and are delivered with all necessary elements for installation.
The masts come with various bases for mounting. They can be installed in the ground or with the usage of a 4-legged base. Standard 2m mast has been designed to run all the wires from sensors inside the tubes in order to secure the wires and add aesthetic value to the equipment.
The meteorological station is typically powered by a set consisting of a 30W PV panel or AC/DC power supply, both with additional 12V 24Ah battery which is used as an emergency power supply able to sustain the station work in case of main power supply failure. It enables constant operation of the station for up to 30 days in case of main power supply failure with 10min data upload interval. Additionally, the main power source is constantly monitored in the system which give you high security level against the loss of the measurement data.
Versions including PV panel make PM Ecology stations fully off-grid and enable installation in remote locations where access to AC power supply is limited. PV power supply does not support heating modules in the sensors connected to the station.
Each of meteorological stations offers up to 20 environmental measurements and is able to operate with sensors of various outputs (4 x 0-10V, 4-20mA, pulse type and 16 x SDI-12). Just select the set of sensors from the ones provided by PM Ecology or use other ones compatible with the station.
Types of sensors offered by PM Ecology:
* wind speed
* wind direction
* ambient temperature
* relative humidity (RH)
* soil temperature
* air pressure
* solar radiation
* soil moisture
If you need to check compatibility of your sensor with PM Ecology stations, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
AGRO Weather Station has been designed to transfer up-to-date information about soil moisture, rainfall level, relative humidity and temperature readings, wind conditions and many more depending on the sensor used.
The standard data transmission is every 10 minutes and in case real-time data is required it can be changed to 1 minute intervals. Together with the dedicated online data analysis system and wide range of tailor-made masts the AGRO Weather Station has everything it needs for modern and professional farming.
AGRO Weather Station sends data via GSM/GPRS modem with 1 or 10 minute data intervals to enable maximum control over all important measurements. The data is stored in the cloud based system which is accessible by a web browser. The Online Data Monitoring System presents the recorded values on multifunctional graphs and diagrams with the access to all historical data. There is no need for additional software installation.
Easily definable alarms are a great help when fast respond is required. If the chosen value exceeds the selected level, you will be informed about that fact by an email. Immediate notification will give you time needed to react adequately to the situation.
Every AGRO Weather Station and sensors can be installed on tailor made aluminum masts fitted to the requirements of a particular crop monitoring system. The masts offered by PM Ecology are available from 2 up to 20m height and come with a variety of bases and additional elements such as crossarms or sensor holders.
Every weather station provided by PM Ecology is an all-in-one set easily installed on-site.
Almost every weather station for agricultural use is installed in a remote location without the access to the grid. Having that in mind, Wind2measure prepared a solar power supply system that enables the AGRO Station to operate all year long. The system consists of a PV panel, 12V 18Ah battery and a solar charger. The elements can be placed in a specially designed metal mount box.
Additionally, each data logger is equipped with one 2 x DD (R20) battery slot which may function as back-up power source for up to 20 days in case of a main power supply malfunction. Constant monitoring of the both power sources in the Data Monitoring System ensures high security level against the loss of the measurement data.
The station is prepared to work with up to 8 environmental sensors with voltage, current, pulse or SDI-12 type output. Just select the set of sensors from the ones provided by PM Ecology or use other ones compatible with the station
Various types of sensors offered by PM Ecology include:
* wind speed
* wind direction
* ambient temperature
* relative humidity (RH)
* air pressure
* solar radiation
If you need to check compatibility of your sensor with AGRO Station, please contact us.
The use of equipment offered by PM Ecology enable accurate measurements conducted at the location of planned solar or wind power installation. Online and offline data loggers with off-grid power supply, good quality sensors and aluminum masts of 10, 15 and 20m height allow full site assessments necessary in the investment process.
Apart from reliable measurement campaigns, PM Ecology offers solutions for accurate and real-time monitoring of already existing solar and wind installations. In this way you make sure that the chosen energy source generates as much power as described in its specification.
With cloud based Online Data Monitoring System you have constant access to the data and can always keep track of the measurements. The data with 1 or 10 minute averages are presented on easy-to-use charts with zooming options and without the necessity to install additional software.
For the advanced analysis of the data you will receive minimum and maximum values and standard deviation of each measurement. All the recorded and calculated data can be also downloaded as a CSV file for further evaluation.
Most of the renewable energy measurements are done with the use of Data Logger RADIO which transmits the data by GSM/GPRS modem. It has 4 configurable inputs of current, voltage and pulse type and can also work with 4 additional SDI-12 type sensors.
For low cost measurements without the necessity of online access to the data, PM Ecology has designed BASIC, ADVANCED and VISIO data loggers. Find more details about them in Products section.
Data Logger MICROPOWER is a universal device used for accurate, cost-effective and energy efficient applications used in environmental measurements. Remotely configurable inputs include voltage (0-10V), current
(4-20mA) and pulse type signals as well as SDI-12 standard. Serial communication is enabled with the use of RS- 232 and optional RS-485 ports (MODBUS RTU).
Built-in GSM/GPRS modem provides data transmission with user-selectable rate (1min – 24h). All measurements can be accessible through the intuitive web-based System or sent directly to user’s server.
Extremely high level of power efficiency (power consumption of <250μW in sleep mode) makes the device perfect for off-grid applications and for long-term measurements. Additional 3W PV panel can extend the lifetime of the logger and eliminate the need for battery replacement.
Data Logger VISIO presents live data via LCD display and is prepared to operate with wind speed, direction or temperature sensors.
Use the easily configurable display to present maximum, minimum or average values. The free data analysis software allows to analyse all the historical recordings data on precise graphs and diagrams.
With configurable alarms signaled by 2 LED diodes and battery or grid power supply, you get a professional solution for environmental evaluation and work conditions monitoring on construction cranes, yachts, greenhouses and in any location where live data is crucial.
Data Logger ADVANCED measures and records data from up to 3 inputs including wind speed, direction and rainfall and is also equipped with a built-in temperature and battery voltage sensors.
Thanks to a free data analysis program all gathered data is presented on precise graphs, histograms and a wind rose with possibility to download the data as a CSV file. The logger is able to operate up to one year without battery replacement. Lightweight and high impact resistant waterproof and dust-tight IP67 housing enables outdoor installation even in severe weather conditions.
User friendly Data Logger BASIC is used for measurements of wind speed and direction or temperature and rainfall with good accuracy and reliability. Thanks to a waterproof enclosure and long battery life the device can be used indoors or outdoors for more than a year without the battery replacement.
The data can be imported from the internal memory via a IP67 USB slot with a USB stick and analysed with the free data analysis system on adjustable graphs or histograms. With accurate data and competitive pricing, this easy to use device is the best choice for specialists and individuals looking for reliable basic environmental measurements.
Sensor manufactured by PM Ecology offers ± 1.8% RH (at 25°C) and ± 0,2°C temp accuracy which places it among high quality products for high-standard meteorology use as well as environmental and industry measurements. The use of digital SDI-12 interface protocol makes the sensor easily compatible with wide range of data loggers.
The housing of the sensor is made of POM – C, highly rigid material known for its hardness, durability, good creep resistance and low water absorption. As the material is fully ESD resistant, the sensor can be installed in Electrostatic Discharge Protected Areas (EPA).
The piezo-resistive sensor used in the transmitter guarantees reliability and stability of the data and offers the accuracy of ±1,5mbar. Thanks to SDI-12 protocol the sensor is compatible with Data Logger RADIO and number of different data loggers available on the market.
Sensor is installed in high quality enclosure made of ABS, which makes the sensor sturdy and impact resistant. The pressure is equalized by a special pressure compensation element installed in the enclosure box. This product is dedicated for professional environmental and industry measurements.
SSR3D solar radiation sensor uses photodiode as the sensing element. The device has been designed for constant outdoor use and the radiation is measured on the whole hemisphere with the full sight vision of 1800.
The sensor works great in photovoltaic, food farming, thermal convection and evaporation systems. It is fully compatible with PM Ecology data loggers and devices of other manufacturers with 0-3V voltage input.
Multipurpose ST1R temperature sensor has been designed for meteorological, industrial, agricultural or hydrological applications. Thanks to its waterproof housing made of 316L stainless steel and IP68 protection, the sensor is suitable for severe environmental conditions.
Sensor can be used with a radiation shield for long term ambient temperature monitoring or as an independent sensor for soli, liquid and many other measurements. It is compatible with all data loggers produced by PM Ecology, namely: BASIC, ADVANCED, VISIO and RADIO.
The met masts manufactured by Wind2measure have been designed to be used for mounting weather stations with various sensors and transmitters. The height of the masts goes from 2m up to 20m with the possibility of fitting them to the requirements of a particular installation.
Each mast can be equipped with mounting for solar panel and mount box for battery and logger. Sensors are usually mounted on a specially designed and easy-to-install universal crossarm. All accessories and bases can be fitted to any mast diameter and used with chosen sensors.
The masts were designed for long term wind measurement as well as permanent meteorological applications. They are available in 10, 15 and 20 meters height.
The masts are made of aluminum and come with all necessary mountings and accessories for installation. There is no need for additional specialist equipment or concrete foundation.
Check out our instruction video from installation of a 15m mast set.
The height is fitted to the requirements of particular monitoring campaigns. Various methods of installation allow the masts to be fixed to the existing city furniture, used with a vehicle base or as free standing structures with a four-legged base.
The masts are handy and easy to transport. They have been designed to enable quick installation and dismantling of equipment.