Meteorological Monitoring News

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Intelligent Active Surface Sensor ARS31Pro-UMB at Schiphol Airport

    Success story of our Dutch Partner: The active road and runway weather sensor ARS31Pro-UMB will be installed at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam. The first phase is now going on and means placing ARS31-sensors in the runway “Kaagbaan”. Later this year sensors will be placed at the terminals. The active ARS31Pro-UMB sensor is flush-mounted in the road/runway surface ...

  • Lufft introduces laser-based snow depth sensor SHM31

    Some new features of the Lufft SHM31 snow depth sensor include, in particular, the different communication interfaces, which make the sensor fully compatible with Lufft's UMB standards. In addition, the sensor has an integrated window heater for the entry and exit points for the laser beam, as well as an in-built protractor for simple assembly.  The sensor is fitted with the RS232, RD485 ...

  • Meet your new time saver

    The GDT-S Prime modem will take care of the transfer of data from a sensor to you, wherever you are, whenever and however you want it. Plus, at any time or place you can perform a remote battery check, basic diagnostics, receive upgrades, set communication intervals, such as measurement and send intervals and set alarms.You can receive your data by e-mail or download it from the Eijkelkamp Web ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Webinar invitation: Latest technology in Snow Depth Detection - Register now!

    You are invited to our webinar about the first introduction of our new laser-based snow depth sensor Lufft SHM31 with explanation of the measurement principle and the main advantages out of it. Don't miss! DATE: Thu, May 18, 2017 l TIME: 04:00 PM (CEST) This webinar is free for ...

  • Lufft launches VS20k Sensor to measure visibility up to 20 km

    Measurement technology manufacturer Lufft announced the official launch of the VS20k. This is the first Lufft visibility sensor on the market that can measure at distances of up to 20 kilometers, thus making it particularly suitable for meteorological applications or airport monitoring. It’s an addition to the Lufft VS2k visibility sensor with a range of 2 km. The right technology to ...

  • Forecasting wildfires in a changing climate

    Forecasting wildfires in a changing climate Meteosim presented a poster in the last EGU assembly (April 2017) The poster explains several complementary methodologies implemented by Meteosim in order to estimate fire danger in a generalized fuel type computation, using the Canadian Forest Fire Weather Index (FWI) over Europe. This work has been performed for several timescales: ...


    By Meteosim S.L.

  • 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 ...

  • Climate change promises rough ride for airlines

    Keep that seat belt buckled − it could be a bumpy flight. New research predicts that severe clear air turbulence in the stratosphere could increase by 149% because of climate change. That is because global warming, driven in part by the colossal fossil fuel consumption of today’s massive global jetliner ...


    By Climate News Network

  • BREEZE AERMOD 7.12.1 Enables High Speed Modeling with the 16216r Executable

    To best assist our users, we are releasing Version 7.12.1 with new features and functionality that optimize the modeling process to efficiently perform air quality analyses that help address permitting, regulatory, and nuisance issues as well as perform academic research. The new enhancements included in this version maintain BREEZE AERMOD/ISC's status as the most complete air quality ...

  • 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

  • Lufft introduces new stationary, non-invasive road weather sensor for smart traffic applications

    With the now available non-invasive, stationary road weather sensor StaRWIS we continued the evolution of spectroscopic sensors consequently. It is based on the award-winning technology of the mobile weather sensor MARWIS which was launched in end of 2014. The new road sensor can be mounted at heights of 5.5 meters above the ground and is a less-expensive alternative to NIRS31-UMB - the first ...

  • 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 ...

  • Webinar Smart PV Monitoring with Smart Weather Sensors

    Udo Kronmüller, our Expert for Solar Monitoring held a webinar about best practise in various uses of smart weather sensors in PV monitoring applications.  He discussed in this webinar how, in addition to solar radiation, other environmental factors such as temperature, wind, precipitation and lightnings also affect the productivity and stability of utilities. The long-term ...

  • Brian Holland Earns the AMS Certified Consulting Meteorologist Designation

    BREEZE Software is happy to announce that Mr. Brian Holland, Senior Scientific Software Specialist and Meteorologist, has earned the nationally recognized Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) designation by the American Meteorological Society (AMS). Mr. Holland joins the ranks of five other CCMs ...

  • Introducing BREEZE CALPUFF 2.4

    The BREEZE development team is excited to bring you yet another update to BREEZE CALPUFF, the advanced air quality modeling system used for long-range transport and for complex terrain to estimate air pollutant concentrations. The intuitive design of BREEZE CALPUFF provides modelers with tools and functionality to streamline all aspects of their modeling scenario from setting up the model to ...

  • Scientists track down travelling droughts

    The biggest and worst droughts may not stay fixed in one place but can travel thousands of kilometres from their origin, according to a new study. And that discovery, disturbing as it may sound, could shed light on how droughts evolve in space and time, provide new insights for water managers, and save ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Sunshine Groupe Invests in ZenRobotics’ Recycling Technology

    ZenRobotics Ltd. will deliver robotic recycling technology to Sunshine Groupe in Melbourne, Australia. The three-armed ZenRobotics Recycler unit (ZRR3) will be the first of its kind in Australia and it is expected to be fully operational in spring 2017. Sunshine Groupe, founded in 1926, is a family-owned business with recycling experience in five generations. With recent ...


    By ZenRobotics Ltd.

  • Webinar invitation: Smart PV Monitoring with Smart Weather Sensors – Register now!

    You are invited to our webinar about best practise in various uses of smart weather sensors in PV monitoring applications. In this webinar we will explain how, in addition to solar radiation, other environmental factors affect the productivity of utilities. This webinar is free for all to attend. Once registered, you’ll receive an email ...

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