Wind Monitoring News

  • New DeltaLINK software enables GP2 Logger to calculate full ASCE Penman Monteith Equation - improving evapotranspiration data accuracy

    A new version 3.7 of Delta-T Devices’s DeltaLINK Software, in combination with its GP2 Logger and relevant sensors, enables the full ASCE/FAO-56 Penman Monteith equation for calculating potential evapotranspiration (ET). This enhancement also applies to the WS-GP2 Weather Station – An advanced ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • MARWIS supports efficient de-icing of aircrafts

    Let´s think about a wintry scene at the Schiphol Airport (Amsterdam, NL): De-iceing machines surrounding an aircraft engulfed in clouds of smoke. Workers are using large-nozzle hosepipes to douse the aircraft in a special fluid that will de-ice it and keep it de-iced so that it can safely depart. As you may can imagine, the de-icing process takes time as well as manpower and significantly ...

  • New markets for behind-the-meter wind

    The economics of distributed wind projects could be looking promising as interest builds in the development of hybrid distributed energy development. The addition of wind can sweeten the financial performance of solar-plus-storage projects, but the calculation is technically and economically complex. That’s one reason the latest release of HOMER Grid incorporates a wind module. XANT ...


    By XANT NV

  • Oceanalpha’s innovative USV show amazed the world in CCTV Spring Festival Gala

    On February 15th, an incredible unmanned surface vessels (USV) formation was staged at the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, one of Zhuhai's landmarks. The Bridge, which has just been completed and is the longest sea- crossing bridge in the world, connects Zhuhai to Hong Kong and Macao. This night, the Bridge became the most spectacular background, a 7.5-meter-long "Lookout" marine unmanned vessel ...


    By Oceanalpha Co., Ltd.

  • Lufft weather sensor supported Belgian team during Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 2017

    The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge is one of the most popular competitions for solar vehicles in the world. The spectacular race took place in mid-October and encompassed 3,000 kilometres across Australia. With the help of the Lufft WS504 intelligent weather sensor, the Belgian Punch Powertrain Solar Team finished in the top three. "The Australian solar race is among the most challenging in ...

  • Reinforced heating: The new Ventus-X from Lufft for extreme locations

    Summer is drawing to an end and the cold season is approaching. Reason enough for the Lufft sensor company to introduce an upgraded version of the VENTUS ultrasonic wind sensor – the VENTUS-X. The revised sensor is equipped with an enhanced 240-watt heater and is available from now on. To get it ready for the market, Avinor, the Norwegian airport integrator, put the VENTUS-X to the test ...

  • Enhanced heating power: the new VENTUS-X for extreme sites

    Summer is ending and the cold season is approaching. Reason enough for the Lufft sensor company to introduce an upgraded version of the VENTUS ultrasonic wind sensor – the VENTUS-X. The revised sensor is equipped with an enhanced 240-watt heater and is available from now on. To get it ready for the market, Avinor, the Norwegian airport integrator, put the VENTUS-X to the test last ...

  • WS601 on `Willi Wien Tower` of the German National Metrology Institute

    We supplied the amateur radio interest group DL0PTB located in the German Metrology Institute (PTB), Braunschweig with a WS601 weather station. For a few weeks a WS601 installed on the 50 meter high Willi Wien Tower is in operation now. "Because of the exposed location, we have long desired to set up a professional weather station, as weather influences are decisive for the radio ...

  • AXYS FLiDAR first to Stage 3 on Carbon Trust Roadmap

    AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) is pleased to announce we have met all of the Stage 3 performance criteria outlined in the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator Roadmap for Floating LiDAR Technology (OWA Roadmap). Since the initial deployment of our flagship FLiDAR system in 2009, along with the acquisition of FLiDAR NV in September 2015, AXYS’ FLiDAR buoys have successfully completed or ...

  • Lufft wind sensors on Argentine research station in the Antarctica

    Reliable even in eternal ice: 20 Lufft wind sensors are installed at the oldest Argentine Antartica research base which is still in operation. Did you know that the oldest still operated Argentine research station in the Antartica is equipped with 20 Lufft wind sensors since 2011? The Lufft WS200 sensors reliably and continuously deliver info on wind directions and ...

  • Worth reading: latest issue of Meteorological Technology International Magazine

    Discover our article about Lufft wind sensors on page 76 of the latest Meteorological Technology International issue - a leading magazine of the meteo industry. No matter whether ski resorts, TV towers or maritime measurement networks: Ultrasonic wind sensor VENTUS endures even the most extrem conditions reliably. Discover some success stories and technical details in the latest ...

  • AXYS Technologies presenting at Ocean Business 2017 in Southampton, UK

    AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) will be exhibiting at Ocean Business 2017 at the National Oceanography Center in Southampton, UK. Visitors to the AXYS booth will learn about the AXYS range of solutions including the market leading WindSentinel FLiDAR, the unique ...

  • Faraday Future Uses RainWise PortLog Station to Monitor Test Track

    Faraday Future, an emerging electric car company based in Los Angelas, California, uses a RainWise PortLog weather station to monitor the weather conditions in their 0-60 MPH acceleration video. Weather conditions can obviously make a huge difference in car racing and everyday driving. This is why RainWise weather stations are used in a wide range of applications, including vehicle testing ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • RainWise, Inc. Announces New Davis-Compatible Ultrasonic Wind Sensor

    Continuing the progression of their top of the line wind sensors, LCJ Capteurs provides us another superior ultrasonic wind sensor, the Sonic-Anemo-DZP. This fully autonomous ultrasonic wind sensor powers itself through its built in solar panel requiring no additional power. It is well suited for remote installations where power consumption makes a difference. The "Plug & Play" LCJ ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • First global wind speed data from UK TechDemoSat-1 open new prospects for weather monitoring and forecasting

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has developed the first ever global wind speed products based on reflected GPS signals, using data from the UK TechDemoSat-1 satellite. This demonstrates the potential of this technique to improve sampling of ocean surface winds, as well as improve weather monitoring and forecasting by complementing existing satellite measurements from scatterometers and ...

  • Biral Contributes to Chinese-Approved Meteorological System

    The IMS4 AWOS has been approved by the CAAC for applications across Chinese airports, to help the organisation to detect and monitor current weather conditions and judge the meteorological impact on operations. The certification approves the MicroStep-MIS IMS4 AWOS, including Biral’s VPF-730, for all new airports in China under the CAAC’s five year plan to build around 10 new ...

  • State of the Ultrasonic Art

    Non-contacting ultrasonic equipment has, for many years, been the default method to measure level and flow within the water and waste water industries. The combination of reliability and low maintenance, coupled with the sophistication of the most recent systems have meant that thousands upon thousands of applications worldwide call upon this most well proven of technologies. Ultrasonic ...

  • New NDC Publication: Vox Collegii Magazine Volume XIII

    This year marks a significant milestone for the NATO Defense College: 2016 is a year of celebration commemorating the 50th anniversary of the NDC’s relocation to Rome and the 65th since its foundation. This year will also mark the end of my tenure here at the NDC: being part of this family has not only been an honour but also a real privilege and, and in spite of the many challenges, I will ...


    By NDC Technologies Inc

  • What should you know when purchasing a WBGT instrument?

    Wet Bulb Globe Temperature more directly measures temperature as it relates to a person’s risk of heat illness by factoring the effects of air temperature, relative humidity, wind velocity and radiant heat.  Wet Bulb Globe Temperature, WBGT, is the weighted of average of Wet Bulb, Black Globe and Air Temperature in which WBGT = 0.7Tw + 0.2Tg + 0.1Td. Employers with workers who are at ...


    By Sper Scientific

  • WaterWorld Magazine: OMI Industries Helps Colorado Springs Utilities Be a Good Neighbor

    In the wastewater treatment arena, being fully productive while also combating odors can be a major challenge – especially when it comes to dealing with potential complaints from neighboring residents and businesses. The Colorado Springs Utilities faced this exact scenario with its Las Vegas Street Water Resource Recovery Facility. With urban development continuing around the facility, ...


    By OMI Industries (OMI)

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