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  • Asian Brown Clouds Intensify Global Warming

    SAN DIEGO, California, August 1, 2007 (ENS) - Brown clouds of pollution over South Asia have multiplied solar heating of the lower atmosphere by 50 percent, finds new research by scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California-San Diego. The combined heating effect of greenhouse gases and the brown clouds is necessary and sufficient to account for the retreat of ...

  • Second Wind Launches Wind Energy Operations Services Based on Triton Sonic Wind Profiler

    Second Wind, a leading provider of wind measurement technology, software and services, today announced the introduction of a suite of wind farm operations services based on the company's Triton Sonic Wind Profiler and SkyServe Wind Data Service. Triton, a remote sensing system using sodar technology to provide wind measurements across the turbine rotor sweep, and SkyServe, a cloud-based data ...


  • ESA signs EUR 263m earth monitoring satellite contract

    The European Space Agency and Astrium GmbH have signed a contract worth EUR 263 million to provide the EarthCARE satellite, the sixth Earth Explorer mission of ESA’s Living Planet Programme. As prime contractor, Astrium GmbH is responsible for the satellite’s design, development and integration. The contract was signed on Wednesday in Berlin on the occasion of the International Aerospace ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Satellite Takes 3-Billionth `Photo` Marking 5th Year in Space

    For a satellite that's only five years old, CALIPSO has accomplished a lot. The Earth-observing spacecraft took its three-billionth photo - actually a "lidar profile" - on June 2. June 7 marked the fifth year in space for the ...

  • Satellite data improve aviation safety

    Thousands of planes are grounded across Europe due to the spread of volcanic ash following the recent eruption under Iceland's Eyjafjallajoekull glacier. Volcanic eruptions eject large amounts of ash and trace gases such as sulphur dioxide into the atmosphere, often reaching the altitudes of scheduled flights. When flying through a volcanic ash cloud, ash particles enter the jet engines which can ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • 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 ...

  • Unmanned aircraft to study Southern California smog and its consequences

    Using sophisticated unmanned aircraft, research scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego hope to assess Southern California's potential for climate change and better understand the sources of air pollution. Funded by the California Energy Commission, the California AUAV Air Pollution Profiling Study (CAPPS) uses autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles (AUAVs) to gather ...

  • Space technology optimises windmill efficiency

    A French start-up company from ESA’s Business Incubation Centre in the Netherlands has developed a small instrument to measure wind speed and direction from the ground up to heights of 200 metres – information that is vital when deciding where to build a wind turbine to produce electricity. The French company Leosphere developed their system Windcube using ‘lidar’ (light detection and ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Utility Analytics & Energy Analytics Market Worth $ 4.74 Billion by 2018

    The Report "Utility Analytics & Energy Analytics Market (Solar Analytics, Oil & Gas Analytics, Water analytics, Waste analytics): Global Advancements, Business Models, Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis (2013 - 2018)", defines and segments the global Energy Analytics & Utility Analytics (EAUA) Market into various sub-segments with in-depth analysis and ...


  • Solar PV Report

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   Solar PV Report ...


    By ReportLinker

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