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Proceedings of Past Forest Nursery Association Meetings:

Applications of Portable Data Recorders In Nursery Management and Research
Rietveld, W. J. ;Ryker, Russell A.
1987: Oklahoma City, OK
A portable data recorder is a specialized electronic device for recording and storing data in the field, then transmitting the data directly to a computer, eliminating the time and errors associated with manual data transcription. Use of a data recorder allows error and completeness checking in the field, direct data collection from instruments, and minimum turnaround time between data collection and completed data analysis. Considerations for selecting a data recorder to meet individual needs, and some drawbacks, are discussed. Specific applications in nursery management and research are presented.
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