hydrological weather station News

  • Introducing Our NEW Quick Deploy (QD) H-Series Portable Weather Stations

    FTS is pleased to announce that we have expanded our product offering to include our Quick Deploy (QD) H-Series, specifically for our hydrological and meteorological markets. The QD H-Series can be supplied with a built-in H1RS or H2 datalogger or support interchanging of standalone H1RS or H2 dataloggers. All our QD’s ...


    By FTS

  • 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 ...

  • Decagon`s environmental stations allow for customized monitoring

    The ability to accurately measure environmental parameters on a local scale is becoming an increasing need worldwide, whether you’re a hydrologist, an environmental researcher, or even a farmer. It is evident now that the environmental conditions and forecasts for one location cannot always be extrapolated for nearby areas. Due to differences in terrain, elevation, and topography, a rain ...


    By METER Group, Inc.

  • On World Meteorological Day, UN spotlights crucial role of weather prediction

    With the ever-improving ability to predict climate having saved millions of lives around the world, the United Nations weather-monitoring agency is marking its 60th anniversary today as it celebrates World Meteorological Day. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) was founded on 23 March 1950 to promote international cooperation in the field of weather, ...


    By United Nations

  • ALERT Flood Warning System Data Communications Gets First Upgrade in 30 Years by the National Hydrologic Warning Council

    SAN DIEGO - The National Hydrologic Warning Council (NHWC) has released ALERT2™, a new standard for transmitting data designed to significantly improve accuracy and performance in systems and software used for early detection of floods and other water hazards around the world. ALERT, which stands for Automated Local Evaluation in Real Time, uses remote sensors to transmit environmental data ...

  • FTS Launches New Radar Stage Sensor

    Our equipment and software are measuring, recording, and analyzing changes in watersheds, national forests, nationwide weather system networks, supply streams for drinking water reservoirs, the waters of fish and wildlife refuges and many other environments. Our monitoring stations reflect three decades of technological advancement focused on our goal of designing and manufacturing the ...


    By FTS

  • Kipp & Zonen joins OTT Hydromet Group

    OTT Hydromet, a Division of Hach Company, and a global leader in hydrological and meteorological solutions integrates Kipp & Zonen, a leading manufacturer of solar radiation and atmospheric measurement instruments, based in Delft, Netherlands. OTT Hydromet consists of established brands like OTT, Sutron, Lufft, Adcon, Hydrolab, and others. In hydrology, it covers the full range of ...

  • Study testing skeptics’ critiques reconfirms basic climate science

    Climate skeptics have denounced studies of temperature rise because of alleged biases in data sets. So in an effort to get to the bottom of these critiques, a group of scientists launched the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature study, using different methods with skeptics’ arguments in mind. Its findings are in, and they confirm that not only is the ...

  • FlowWorks Clients Now Have Direct Access to FTS Environmental Data

    FlowWorks is pleased to announce that users can now connect directly to Axiom™ data loggers made by FTS.  Often used for hydrology, and a prominent in North American fire weather station networks where extreme duty is required, the touch-screen enabled Axiom loggers are well known for their rugged reliability and simplicity of operation. Users of FTS loggers can now access their data ...


    By FlowWorks Inc.

  • Campbell Scientific Canada selects KISTERS WISKI to support Field and Data Services Department

    After a detailed evaluation process of several meteorological data management solutions, both in-house and those from third party suppliers, Campbell Scientific Canada's (CSC) Field and Data Services Department decided to select the WISKI software from KISTERS as their preferred solution for managing client monitoring networks. Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Campbell Scientific Canada is an ISO ...


    By KISTERS AG

  • FTS Launches Unique SDI-12 Temperature Sensor

    FTS has launched a new digital submersible temperature sensor. DigiTemp is a simple but effective digital temperature sensor for use in water or soil, and its use of SDI-12 interface makes it unique in the marketplace. The sensor has been tested and approved by the USGS Hydrological Instrumentation Facility (HIF).  “The release of ‘FTS DigiTemp’ is significant in that it ...


    By FTS

  • Sutron Corporation Signs Contracts Totaling Over $1.5 Million With the Sultanate of Oman and Chemonics International

    Sutron Corporation (NASDAQ: STRN), a global leader in hydrological, meteorological, and oceanic monitoring products, systems, software and services, announced today that they have signed two major contracts. The first is a contract with the Sultanate of Oman, represented by the Ministry of Transport and Communication, to "Supply, Install, Train, and Commission Seven (7) Coastal Sea Level Gauges ...


    By Sutron Corporation

  • Dyacon Air Sensors Combine Temperature, Pressure, and Humidity

    Dyacon air sensors, both the Modbus-compatible and SDI-12 versions, are digital output sensors that measure air temperature, barometric pressure, and relative humidity.   The low-power sensor elements ...


    By Dyacon, Inc.

  • Seeps important in watershed nitrogen retention

    Globally, the mobilization of nitrogen has increased significantly due to human activities, such as industrial and agricultural development. As a result, over the past decades, eutrophication in coastal ecosystems has increased. Watershed nitrogen retention is an important mechanism to decrease nitrogen loading to downstream water bodies. Generally, in the northeastern U.S., the amount of ...

  • A standard method of publishing and sharing scientific data

    A standard method for publishing different types of data generated from environmental observations has been developed. It allows researchers to publish data from many different sources so that they are freely available, can be easily understood, and can be integrated with observational data from other sources. Scientific research is generating more information than ever before. Although ...

  • 2010 equals record for world’s warmest year

    The year 2010 ranked as the warmest year on record, together with 2005 and 1998, according to the World Meteorological Organization. Data received by the WMO show no statistically significant difference between global temperatures in 2010, 2005 and 1998. In 2010, global average temperature was 0.53°C (0.95°F) above the 1961-90 mean. This value is 0.01°C (0.02°F) above the nominal ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • CASELLA MONITOR CUSTOMISES TIPPING BUCKET RAIN GUAGES FOR OMAN`S HARSH ARID CONDITIONS

    Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources installs over 200 systems for accurate measurement of rainfall levels. Sultanate of Oman’s Ministry of Regional Municipalities & Water Resources (MRMWR) has recently installed additional Casella Monitor (www.casellameasurement.com; 01234 844100) Tipping Bucket Rain Gauges ...


    By Casella

  • Introduction to Dyacon Wind Sensors

    Wind sensors are critical pieces of weather instrumentation for the professional and amateur meteorologist. Dyacon WSD ...


    By Dyacon, Inc.

  • Onset Announces Deep Ocean Temperature Data Logger

    Onset Computer Corporation (http://www.onsetcomp.com), the world leader in data loggers, today announced the HOBO U12 Deep Ocean Temp logger, a new data logger for tracking ocean ...


    By Onset Computer Corporation

  • Climate change in Quebec - adapting to the unknown

    A clear message emerges from the Quebec chapter of the Natural Resource Canada Report, From Impacts to Adaptation: Canada in a Changing Climate; many of the inevitable impacts of climate change on the province are difficult to predict which makes adaptation strategies difficult to develop. According to the report all projected climate change scenarios for Quebec "remain tinged with ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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