ceilometer News

  • MTECH Systems releases 8200-CHS ceilometer sensor

    MTECH Systems is proud to announce the release of its 8200-CHS ceilometer to resellers, integrators and end users. Following on from its successful production and marketing of the MTECH 8000-CHS ceilometer MTECH has today announced the release of its next generation single lens cloud height detection device, the 8200-CHS ceilometer sensor. The result of over 10 years of research and development ...


    By MTECH Systems Pty Ltd

  • Lufft delivers more than 100 Ceilometers to German Weather Service (DWD)

    The DWD (Deutscher Wetterdienst meaning German Weather Service) is convinced, that a large number of cloud height sensors CHM 15k from the company G. Lufft will be used in the future. In a tender starting in September 2014 the meteorological institute stated, that overaged models will be replaced by over 100 ...

  • FAA Awarded Vaisala a Significant Ceilometer and Visibility Sensor Contract

    Vaisala to supply ceilometers and visibility instruments to U.S. airports. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded Vaisala a EUR 4.4 million contract to supply ceilometers and visibility instruments for the Federal Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS) program. The contract includes several hundred instruments and an extended warranty of five years. Deliveries started in ...


  • Vaisala launches new ceilometer for high range cloud detection

    Related application software enables air quality forecastingAtlanta, GA, January 18, 2010) Vaisala introduces a new cloud height detector, the Vaisala Ceilometer CL51 in the American Meteorological Society's Annual Meeting in Atlanta today. The CL51 is designed to measure cloud base height and ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • 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 ...


  • Lufft takes over product segment of Jenoptik subsidiary ESW

    Backdated to first of April, the measurement technology company Lufft were able to assume the ceilometer product range from Jenoptik and secured the exclusive worldwide distribution of the Jenoptik snow altimeter. “The completed product acquisition is an important milestone for LUFFT’s meteorological product portfolio to provide our customers with an expanded Lufft sensor technology ...

  • A cloud sensor measuring more than just clouds: The CHM 15k

    Atmospheric and non-atmospheric parameters in the air space challenge researchers, weather services and airports. Although these applications pursue different targets, there’s one sensor system, satisfying all of those users: the CHM 15k. It scans the atmosphere in heights of up to 15 km and detects clouds, ...

  • Our Product Offering to You has Broadened

    We now have an even broader range of products available for integration or incorporation into a system. Hitherto, our products have included meteorological instruments such as humidity, temperature and pressure transmitters, ceilometers, present weather detectors, anemometers, precipitation, visibility and other hydrometeorological sensors. Our new product offering includes, for example, wind ...


  • Netherlands Cloud Height Measured by Sensors from Lufft

    In the near future, the cloud height in the Netherlands will be measured by sensors from the German company Lufft from Fellbach (near Stuttgart). Lufft left no stone unturned, to fulfill all requirements of the recent ceilometer tender of the Dutch royal weather service KNMI. The effort has paid off: ...

  • NIWA trials new generation air quality sensors

    For the past 12 months NIWA has been testing a prototype low-cost dust sensor package called ODIN, or Outdoor Dust Information Node. The first field trial is about to get under way in Rangiora, North Canterbury. Air quality scientist Dr Ian Longley says this new generation of low-cost sensors has the potential for communities to observe, understand and control their local air quality in a much ...

  • Ultrasonic wind sensors for the DWD`s maritime monitoring network come from Lufft

    In a call for bids for the renewal and extension of ultrasonic wind sensors in the maritime monitoring network of the German Weather Service, the ultrasonic wind sensor Ventus from the Fellbach-based manufacturer of environmental measuring equipment won the day against all competitive products. In meteorology, the DWD - Germany's largest weather service - is considered a major reference ...

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