- Identification describes the measurement parameter of the channel and has already been configured as 'CONDUCTIVITY'. The channel can be re-named to suit each project. The Identification field will be the channel heading, data column heading and graph line name when viewing the data. Identification is limited to 32 characters.
- Unit refers to the channel's unit of measurement. There are two units of measure available for the user to select: mS/cm or μS/cm when monitoring water conductivity.
Figure 5-3 Conductivity Channel Setup
For every degree change in temperature, there is approximately a 2% change in conductivity. To convert raw conductivity measurements to Specific Conductance measurements, you can use the following equation:
Specific Conductance = Conductivity / (1 + 0.02 * (temp(C) - 25))
You can also perform this calculation automatically using the Data Wizard.
You can also convert Conductivity readings to Salinity (expressed in Practical Salinity Units (PSU)) using the Solinst Levelogger Software Data Wizard.