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  • 8 air monitoring stations to be operational across Ahmedabad

    In the coming few weeks eight air monitoring stations will be made operational at different locations in Ahmedabad by the ministry of earth sciences (MoES). These stations will provide Amdavadis pollution forecast and real time concentration of air pollutants at ...


    By ENMET, LLC

  • ASTM D5741 - 96(2011) standard practice for characterizing surface wind using a wind vane and rotating anemometer

    This practice will characterize the distribution of wind with a maximum of utility and a minimum of archive space. Applications of wind data to the fields of air quality, wind engineering, wind energy, agriculture, oceanography, forecasting, aviation, climatology, severe storms, turbulence and diffusion, military, and electrical utilities are satisfied with this practice. When this practice is ...


    By ASTM International

  • Biral Releases New Brochure for Aviation Market

    Available to request directly from the company, or download from their website, the Biral Aviation brochure displays Biral’s best-selling forward scatter meters for the market, including the VPF and SWS Visibility and Present Weather Sensor ranges and ...

  • GL Garrad Hassan Commissioned for “FINO Wind” Research Project

    DWD (German Weather Service) has commissioned GL Garrad Hassan to be responsible for an extensive sub-project within the scope of the “FINO Wind” research project. This involves taking an inventory of the metadata, utilisation and collection of LiDAR wind measurement data for the correction of mast effects, as well as the uncertainty estimation and assessment of the measuring set-up ...


  • Sutron Corporation Announces Contracts for $3,943,652

    Sutron Corporation (NASDAQ: STRN), a global leader in hydrological, meteorological, and oceanic monitoring products, systems, software and services, is pleased to announce we have signed two contracts with the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Ministry of Energy & Water (MEW). The first contract is for Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Services for 105 Hydrological Stations supplied and ...


    By Sutron Corporation

  • Highly Commended Status for Swansea Council Air Quality Site

    Air quality monitoring specialists, Enviro Technology Services, have helped the City & County of Swansea Council achieve a highly commended status with their air quality website in the trade publication - Air Quality Management - 2006 ‘website review’. The newsletter praised the website – www.swansea.airqualitydata.com - for its presentation and ease of ...

  • ADMS-Urban Regional Model Link 1.4 released

    CERC's state of the art system for multi-scale modelling of pollutant dispersion, the ADMS-Urban Regional Model Link (RML), has been updated for use with ADMS-Urban 4 and the new Run Manager version 1.7. The RML is an innovative automated ...

  • OneRain Incorporated Names Fritz Law as Director of U.S. Sales

    OneRain Incorporated, headquartered in Longmont, Colorado, recently announced that Fritz Law has joined the company as Director of U.S. Sales. Fritz will lead the effort to broaden the use of the company’s early flood warning and end-to-end hydrologic monitoring systems into areas such as dam safety and operations, stormwater and wastewater management. Fritz brings a wealth of experience ...


    By OneRain Incorporated

  • Water scarcity started 15 years ago, says new CSIRO research

    New analysis shows that the water scarcity being experienced in southeast Australia started up to 15 years ago. While the results from the work by senior CSIRO researcher, Dr Albert van Dijk, may not surprise many people, it provides scientific evidence of the shift. The finding follows the first ever national and comprehensive analysis of 30 years of on-ground and satellite observations of ...

  • AlumiFuel Power Will Feature Its PBIS-2000 at AMS Annual Meeting

    Early production stage hydrogen generation company AlumiFuel Power, Inc. ("API"), the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based wholly owned operating subsidiary of AlumiFuel Power Corporation (OTCBB: AFPW) (the "Company"), announced today it will feature its Portable Balloon Inflation System (PBIS)-2000 at the 92nd annual American Meteorological Society (AMS) Meeting in New Orleans, January 23-26, 2012. ...


  • Global warming greatest in past decade, say researchers

    Researchers confirm that surface temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere were warmer over the last 10 years than any time during the last 1300 years, and, if the climate scientists include the somewhat controversial data derived from tree-ring records, the warming is anomalous for at least 1700 years. 'Some have argued that tree-ring data is unacceptable for this type of study,' says Michael ...

  • El Niño Expected to Strengthen Further: High Impacts, Unprecedented Preparation

    A mature and strong El Niño event, which is contributing to  extreme weather patterns, is expected to strengthen further by the end of the year, according to the latest Update from the World Meteorological Organization. Peak three-month average surface water temperatures in the east-central tropical Pacific Ocean will exceed 2 degrees Celsius above normal, placing this El Niño ...

  • Prize to article in Hydrology Research

    Researchers at SMHI received the award for the best article in the journal Hydrology Research. The article describes how information from climate simulations can be adapted to develop scenarios for water flow and water balance in a future climate. The journal "Hydrology Research" is the official journal of the Nordic Association for ...

  • Lightning Detection for Outdoor Safety

    Lightning detection is now available with the Pulsar 800 Weather Station.   “The added lightning detection feature helps customers who are concerned with public safety in their planning of a wide range of outdoor activities,” CWS President Nader Khoury explains. “This ranges from sporting events, to public concerts and outdoor military ...

  • IBM to provide next Met Office supercomputer

    The Met Office has signed a contract with IBM for its next-generation supercomputer that will underpin its weather forecast and climate research programmes until 2013. The extra computing power means the Met Office can achieve even more-accurate and detailed short-range weather forecasts through high-resolution computer simulations. It will allow greater use of ensembles — multiple simultaneous ...


    By The Met Office

  • Increased investment needed to predict climate change, says WMO

    Climate change is already having negative impact on our planet, a reality that requires more investment in climate predictions, monitoring and scientific research for developing adaptation measures to respond to the natural and economic risks associated with climate change, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Decision-makers must not only invest in programmes that mitigate ...

  • Valeport Feature in MTR100 2016 Listing

    Marine Technology News feature Valeport in their prestigious MTR100 (Marine Technology Reporter's) listing of 100 leading companies in the Subsea Technology Industry for 2016. Kevin Edwards, Valeport's Sales & Marketing Manager commented: "...proud to be featured in MTR100 again this year – in what is considered the subsea industry’s most awaited annual ranking of ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Vaisala wins a major contract from US National Weather Service

    Vaisala to deliver more than 1000 ceilometers over the next 5 years to the US NWS. The National Weather Service (NWS) contract with Vaisala covers the delivery of over a thousand ceilometers, cloud height measurement instruments, over the next 5 years. Vaisala ceilometers will be integrated into National Weather Service’s Automated Surface Observing System network. “We are extremely ...


  • Collecting Wind Data With Remote Sensing and 60-Meter Masts is a Cost-Effective Alternative to 80-Meter Met Towers Alone, Analysis Finds

    Combining remote sensing measurement tools with 60-meter meteorological tower data is an accurate, cost-effective alternative to collecting wind information vs. with 80-meter met towers alone, according to a cost analysis from Second Wind.The analysis determined that one wind study using ...


  • Met One Instruments, Inc. introduces the next generation in airborne particle counting instrumentation

    Met One Instruments Inc., is pleased to announce the availability of the Model 804 handheld 4-channel particle counter – the latest in a line of innovative measuring equipment for detection of particulate contamination in controlled environments. The 804 enables the user to record 4 channels of simultaneous data from a selection of 7 sizes ranging 0.3 micron to 10.0 micron.   Met ...


    By Met One Instruments, Inc.

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