weather station system Articles

  • Two new parameters for the Lufft weather expert’s weather station

    After the first operating year of my weather station in Friedrichweiler, inaugurated in May 2013, it was clear to me that two important weather parameters were still missing. I wondered: Is a weather station without measuring the sunshine duration sufficient? And would an additional to ground frost sensor make sense? My decision was made: I wanted to ...

  • Weather Station Data Logger Collects Meteorological Data

    Complete Weather monitoring using an Intelligent Universal Data Logger A construction company needed to collect meteorological data to study the effects of building materials such as roofing tile for a meteorological data logging application. CAS DataLoggers provided the dataTaker DT-85 for a weather station ...


    By CAS DataLoggers

  • 5 Reasons Smart Water Utilities Need a Weather Station

    Meteorological data can be a critical tool for water utility managers to make intelligent decisions to improve efficiencies, safety, and public information. With the rise of data-driven decision-making and inter-agency collaboration, weather monitoring is becoming increasingly important across government agencies. The Internet of Things movement is a big drive toward Smart Everything – ...

  • New Lufft Weather Station in Chile helps to prevent wildfires

    In January 2017, forest fires in southern and central Chile were raging for more than two weeks. Eleven people were killed in the flames. In order to enhance preventive measures to avoid this in the future, the Chilean partner of IQ Wireless, BZ Forest, installed the first FireWatch fire detection system including Lufft ...

  • How Your Road Weather Stations Remain Precise into Old Age

    When the temperature is below zero and the fog settles on fields and trees like a veil, the world becomes white as in a fairy tale. But what seems so idyllic white entails risks, because the road is now covered by a fine white ice layer. No one can see with the naked eye how thick or slippery this ice layer is exactly. This can only be measured by technical assistants such as automatic ice ...

  • 5 Reasons Emergency Vehicle Specs Should Include a Weather Station

    “Being aware of the weather conditions before, during, and after an incident is imperative,” quotes columnist Chuck Sallade in Firefighter Nation. Having a weather station on-board emergency vehicles is one of the best ways to manage situational awareness regarding weather conditions. This article outlines a convincing case for including a weather station in the specifications for an ...

  • Italian Company, RAMSAT, Pairs Weather Stations With WebCams - Case Study

    For more fantastic images of RainWise installations, see the Ramsat/RainWise Facebook page, ' Ramsat Rainwise It.' Founded in 1993, Ramsat has quickly become a point of reference for consulting and professional photographic supplies webcam and integrated systems. In ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • Case study - Weather stations for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi

    For real-time meteorological data at the XXII Winter Olympic and XI Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi from February–March 2014, 29 specialized automatic meteorological stations (AMS) were installed in the areas close to the Olympic sport venues from 2010-2013.  This was in addition to the regular observation network that provided data for the weather now-casting system supplied and ...


    By The OTT Hydromet Group

  • Italian Company, RAMSAT, Pairs Weather Stations With WebCams - Case Study

    Founded in 1993, Ramsat has quickly become a point of reference for consulting and professional photographic supplies webcam and integrated systems. In 2003, the company made the first webcam camera with automatic transmission via GPRS, which is distinguished by the update feature, every 20 ', the portal www.meteoappennino.it, with spectacular images of Mount Carrier and its old town, ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • How to Compose a Road Weather Information System (RWIS)?

    Ice detection systems Ice detection systems are mainly used for winter service and provide information on wind strengths, wind directions, precipitation, barometric pressure, temperatures and relative humidity. For this, about 70% of our customers use the Lufft WS600 all-in-one ...

  • Gill MetPak II weather station used to protect maltese prehistoric temples case study

    Weather data provided by the Gill MetPak II Weather Station increases understanding of the affects of weather and climate on stone structures. The Gill MetPak II Weather Station is being used as part of a comprehensive air monitoring system at a prehistoric temple site for the Maltese Department of ...


    By Gill Instruments Limited

  • Real-Time Weather Data

    When the University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project (UMNSVP) team was looking for a weather station to compete in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, they contacted Columbia Weather Systems. The Magellan MX Weather Station with meteorological parameters plus GPS and compass readings gave the team the data they needed to complete the grueling race across the Australian Outback with their ...

  • Weather Data for Noise Monitoring

    “Weather conditions are the single largest variable factor in how sound travels over large distances,” says Steve Bilawchuk principal partner and engineer at ACI Acoustical Consultants Inc. “Wind speed and wind direction are of crucial importance.” ACI is an acoustical engineering consulting company based in Alberta, Canada, which uses ...

  • Road Weather Information System network (RWIS) in Russia / Motorway M5 Ural - Case Study

    The Russian route M5 (also known as the Ural Highway) is a major trunk road running across a distance of 1879 km from Moscow to the Ural Mountains. In a long-term project 98 road weather information stations (RWIS) will be installed along this motorway by our partner OJSC Moscow Roads. 42 RWIS stations are already in operation. Every station includes one of our non-invasive road condition sensor ...

  • Road weather information network (ARWIS) with open system architecture - USA / Michigan MDOT - Case Study

    End of 2012 Lufft USA won the bid for the installation of 20 new ARWIS systems (ice warning systems) for Upper Peninsula in Michigan. The acceptance of the bid resulted not only from the price evaluation of the available deals, it was also rated the technical solution. Luffts´ open system architecture (open interfaces , intelligent sensors, easy integration of sensors from other ...

  • Weather Data Has Multiple Uses in Water Management

    According to their website, Central Utah Water Conservancy District (CUWCD) is "proud of its role in managing the water in its jurisdiction and using technology, intelligence and hard work to ensure the best possible balance for man and nature.” As part of this management and use of technology, Orion Weather Stations are located at Jordanelle Dam and Utah Lake Pumping Station with three ...

  • Weather and climate change: a game with loaded dice

    The past decade has been one of unprecedented weather extremes. Scientists of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) in Germany argue that the high incidence of extremes is not merely accidental. From the many single events a pattern emerges. At least for extreme rainfall and heat waves the link with human-caused global warming is clear, the scientists show in a ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Safe Landings Whatever the Weather: Lufft Sensors on Airports

    Pilots, air traffic controllers and airport operators do their best to make air travel safer and more efficient. Sometimes, however, flight security depends on external factors we can hardly influence. This especially refers to risky weather conditions: Strong winds, icy cold or strong precipitation can have serious consequences. On average, 23% of all aircraft accidents and 68% of canceled ...

  • Learning by doing: Lufft weather sensor supports school in Ukraine

    The Kherson Hydro-Meteorological Technical School educates among others future hydrologists and meteorologists. As learning by doing is the best approach, they use meteorological weather stations to train their students for future tasks. In the following you’ll find out, how we were able to support them with state-of-the-art technology. About Kherson Hydro-Meteorological Technical School in ...

  • Learning by doing: a Lufft weather sensor for a special school project

    Thanks to the financial support of generous donors, the Integrated Comprehensive School in Ludwigshafen-Edigheim (IGS Edigheim) was able to acquire a professional weather sensor from Lufft. A project group guided by informatics teacher Pascal Deneaux was able to recruit BASF, a local ...

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