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  • Weather monitoring on the big screen

    Weather monitoring is front and center on the big screen of Grafton County (NH) Sheriff's Dept. mobile command center. Built by Nomad Global Communications Solutions, the trailer integrates interoperable systems including weather monitoring with Capricorn 2000 Weather Station and WeatherMaster Software from Columbia Weather Systems, Inc.Nomad GCS is a Montana-based specialty vehicle manufacturer ...

  • Weather Monitoring Aids in Expansion of Solar Power

    Weather has always been a challenge for solar. The growth of the industry is pushing it into territories where shifting weather conditions impact their effectiveness. Advanced weather monitoring is critical. It allows solar systems to adapt to their environment. Columbia Weather Systems, a professional weather monitoring system manufacturer located in Hillsboro, Oregon, offers weather stations ...

  • Protecting your investment in weather monitoring technology

    When you buy a weather station from Columbia Weather, we help protect your technology investment by recommending accessories that may be useful to your particular installation. To prevent the possible disruption of weather data during an ice storm we offer a couple of options. For Capricorn 2000 Weather Stations, we recommend a heated rain gauge and the heavy-duty EX wind sensor with the ...

  • Weather monitoring for green roof, facility management

    An innovative building project in the community of Omaha, Nebraska, incorporates a green roof, monitored by Capricorn 2000EX™ weather stations by Columbia Weather Systems, Inc. The weather stations monitor meteorological parameters used to compare energy efficiency between the green roof and a traditional roof. Kevin Schluckebier of BCDM architectural firm reports, 'One day last summer ...

  • Malawi met society places more orders for Casella automatic weather monitors

    The Malawi Met Society is once again calling upon workplace and climate monitoring specialist, Casella Monitor (www.casellameasurement.com; 01234 844100), for automatic weather stations and hydro rainfall loggers. Also known as the Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services, the Malawi government department currently uses around 27 Casella ...


    By Casella

  • Lufft Compact weather sensor with Secondary Standard to revolutionize PV-Monitoring

    As of now the Compact weather sensor from Lufft WS510-UMB, equipped with a Kipp & Zonen pyranometer of the secondary standards, unites the precision of a variety of meteorological individual sensors in a single all-in-one device for the first time. The sensor is simply installed with only one cable, this means a measurable lower effort of installation and maintenance as well as significantly ...

  • The Importance of a Dedicated Fire Weather Network

    Forest Technology Systems Ltd. (FTS) recently appointed an independent party to explore a common concern in the Fire Weather monitoring community: dedicated networks of remote automated weather stations (RAWS) for the primary purpose of predicting wildfire danger vs. repurposing existing networks of meteorological weather stations. With wildfires around the world increasing in frequency as well ...


    By FTS

  • Bad weather is good news for OTT Hydrometry

    OTT Hydrometry, the specialist manufacturer of environmental monitoring equipment, has announced that 2015 was its best year ever in the UK. “Product sales were very good across all ranges,” comments Managing Director Nigel Grimsley. “Our water quality, level and flow monitors all performed very well; as did out meteorological, datalogging and telemetry instrumentation.” ...


    By The OTT Hydromet Group

  • CWS Weather Stations go to Washington for Solar Decathlon

    Two teams have elected to use Orion Weather Stations to monitor weather parameters for their houses submitted for the 2009 Solar Decathlon in Washington DC. With a goal of net-zero energy consumption, weather conditions will directly affect the homes' operational systems. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, the Solar Decathlon brings together 20 teams from universities around the world ...

  • On-Site Calibration with weather sensors from Lufft

    Sometimes it is not possible to renounce for your meteorological stations for several days to ship them for calibration to a calibration laboratory. Nevertheless, the measurement technique should be calibrated at least every two years – The solution is on-site calibration! Two examples of such service I would like to present in more detail in this blog post: Lufft ...

  • Federal Water Scientists Prepare to Weather the Big Storms

    Reston, Virginia - With the start of the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season less than a week away, the U.S. Geological Survey, USGS, says it is better prepared than before to help the nation cope with the three to five major storms forecast for this year. The federal agency says it can offer improved monitoring of conditions on the ground from flooding and storm surge, enhanced ability to navigate in ...

  • New Collapsible Roof Mount Mast for Vehicle-Mount Weather Stations

    If your vehicle doesn't have a place for the standard side brackets to mount your weather station mast, Columbia Weather Systems offers this new collapsible roof mount option. The pole is designed to be permanently mounted on a flat surface (such as a vehicle roof). It folds away neatly into the stored position. Applications include mobile environmental monitoring, ...

  • Eglin AFB: Featured Customer with Four Orion LX Weather Stations

    Four Orion LX Weather Stations are used for "isolated weather monitoring for security equipment" at Test Site C-3 of the 46th Test Wing at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. Eglin AFB is the premier test and evaluation center for Air Force air delivered weapons, navigation/guidance systems and Command and Control systems. ...

  • Lufft announces new weather sensors WS510- and WS700-UMB

    At the end of this year, the German measurement and control technology company Lufft launches two new smart weather sensors on the market. Thereby, Lufft enhances its portfolio and completes the WS-family with the sensors WS510-UMB and WS700-UMB. With the development of the new measurement sensors, Lufft penetrates into the solar market and responds to the needs of its clients worldwide ...

  • C-WET India selects SGS Weather, Geonica and Hukseflux for solar resource

      C-WET India selects SGS Weather, Geonica and Hukseflux for solar resource assessment network The team of SGS Weather and Environmental Systems Private Ltd. (India), Geonica S.A. (Spain) and Hukseflux Thermal Sensors B.V. (The Netherlands) is chosen to supply measuring instruments and to install, commission and maintain a network of sixty ...

  • Satellite will improve weather, climate and ocean forecasts, say NASA

    A new NASA-French space agency oceanography satellite was lofted into space from Vandenberg Air Force Base early last Friday morning on a three year mission to record sea level, a vital indicator of global climate change. The mission is expected to return a vast amount of new data that will allow greater precision in weather, climate and ocean forecasts. Jason-2, or the Ocean Surface ...

  • LAMBRECHT meteo gets large order from German Weather Service (DWD)

    With it’s precipitation sensor rain[e]H3 LAMBRECHT meteo GmbH prevailed against all competitors and has been awarded with the contract after participation in a tender of German Weather Service (DWD). DWD is the Meteorological Service of Germany and shall be deemed to be a reference in meteorology. DWD detects the precipitation amount at full-time and extra official weather stations. At the ...


    By LAMBRECHT meteo GmbH

  • Canadian Coast Guard Chooses Orion Weather Station for Arctic Installation

    Members of the Canadian Coast Guard were recently trained on the Orion Weather Station™ in preparation for their installation in Killiniq, Nunavut. Nader Khoury, president of Columbia Weather Systems, Inc. traveled to Prescott, ON, Canada to conduct the training. A heated Orion weather station with visibility sensor will be used to monitor weather conditions in the remote ...

  • Panel Temperature Monitoring Optimizes Solar Panel Efficiency

    A specialized panel temperature sensor has been developed by Columbia Weather Systems for weather station applications monitoring solar panel arrays. The new sensor is available for Capricorn 2000EX Weather Stations™ or any CWS Weather Station using the ...

  • Obama Administration delivers more than $448 million for weatherization programs in 13 states

    U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced that the Department of Energy (DOE) is providing more than $448 million in Recovery Act funding to expand weatherization assistance programs in Alabama, Idaho, Maine, Missouri, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. These funds, along ...

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