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Environmental Microcontroller Units (EMUs)

This repository stores code, documentation, and analyses for Environmental Microcontroller Units (EMUs). We detail their use in our paper for measuring aspects of microenvironment: temperature, humidity, light, and soil moisture all for less than $20 in hardware costs. However, their flexible nature means that they can be used in a variety of research situations where inexpensive sensors are required.

If this work is useful in your research, please cite our paper:

Mickley, J. G., T. E. Moore, C. D. Schlichting, A. L. DeRobertis, E. N. Pfisterer, & R. Bagchi (2018). Measuring Microenvironments for Global Change: DIY Environmental Microcontroller Units (EMUs). Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 10:578-584. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.13128

We provide the following: