Import Data from PEM2 and eClimateNotebook

Keep your PEM2 data loggers and use Conserv's free environmental monitoring software — Here's how.


Collections are saving hundreds of dollars a year switching from eClimateNotebook to Conserv's free environmental monitoring software.

Short story, you can keep your PEM2s and use a more modern software platform.

In this article we'll review how to import new PEM2 data into Conserv and how to transfer your historical data from eClimateNotebook.

💡 If you're importing many files at once, make sure to ask about our multi-file import feature. You can import up to 20 PEM2 files at once with just a few button clicks.


Importing Data Directly from a PEM2

The Image Permanence Institute stores PEM2 data in a file format called pm2.

PM2 files can be found on the USB drive when you get data off your PEM2 logger or they can be exported from eClimateNotebook.

We've designed Conserv so that you can directly import pm2 files with no hassle. Once you've got a pm2 file, here's how you import it to Conserv.

  1. Login into Conserv Cloud and navigate to the "Import Data" area
  2. Click on the "Start New Import" button.
  3. Select "IPI PEM/PEM2" as your sensor type
  4. Continue through the import process

💻 Here's what the "Import Data" screen looks like in Conserv

Importing Data from eClimateNotebook


🔗 You can access the "Import Data" page in Conserv directly from this link

⚠️ Our goal is to have a completely hassle-free import process, but if you're having issues please reference our knowledge base article "Common Challenges with Conserv Data Import".


Exporting Historical Data from eClimateNotebook

It's only a few button clicks to export your historical data from eClimateNotebook.

  1. Login to eClimateNotebook and navigate to the "Data Manager" tab
  2. Click on the "Data History" button. Each of your PEM2 loggers is represented as a different dataset.
  3. Click the "Export Dataset" button for each logger you'd like to export. The exported file will be in the "pm2" format which can be imported directly into Conserv.

💻 Here's what the "Data History" screen looks like in eClimateNotebook.

eClimateNotebook Export Dataset Data Manager Data History


📺 Here's a quick video showing how to export historical data from eClimateNotebook



🔗 You can access the "Data History" page in eClimateNotebook directly from this link

⚠️ The exported file will be named based on the "Location Dataset Name" in eClimateNotebook. It's a good idea to change this name to something meaningful before you export.

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