During data analysis, it may be advantageous to exclude a portion of your data set to account for additional settlement of the instrument or other factors.
Measurand recommends fully backing up your data before attempting to re-baseline. Once your data has been backed up, follow the steps listed below to re-baseline your data set:
NOTE: The instructions below apply to data files collected with a Campbell Scientific data logger.
Step 1 - Launch SAACR_DataChecker
In SAASuite 3.0 and higher, the DataChecker utility is accessed from the Advanced menu by selecting the Check Logger Data option.
Figure 1: DataChecker is accessed from the Advanced menu by selecting Check Logger Data
Step 2 - Open Data Files
Click on the "Open Data File(s)" button, navigate to your SAA#_DATA.dat file and open it.
Step 3 - Exclude Data to be Removed
Click on the "Filter" button, followed by the "Select Data" button.
Then select the third option, "Choose Range of Data to Exclude" and select the date range you would like to remove.
Step 4 - Perform a "Reset" Conversion
Run a "Reset" conversion in SAACR_raw2data, and then use SAAView to open the multi_saa_allcart.mat file that was created. For more information on how to perform a "Reset" conversion, refer to the SAACR_raw2data How-To Guide.