BME280 Field Notes: Taking sensor on a bike ride

RPi Zero with battery pack (left), BME280 sensor (right)

BME280 sensor is a pressure, humidity and temperature sensor from Bosche and wonderfully packaged with I²C interface by Adafruit Industries, which makes it very easy to use with devices such as Raspberry Pi.

I have written about monitoring temperature and humidity in the past and this post is about evaluating its barometric pressure measurement capabilities. In particular, I took…