hydrometeorology News

  • OneRain Proud Sponsor and Participant of the 10th NHWC Conference June 3-6, 2013 in Florida

    Stop by OneRain's booth, #201, where you can see a demonstration of our industry-leading enterprise level software application, Contrail®, or chat with one of our team about how our end-to-end real-time hydrometeorological monitoring systems are helping water professionals perform their critical missions. ...


    By OneRain Incorporated

  • 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 ...


  • UN weather agency calls for improved climate observations

    The UN weather agency marked World Meteorlogical Day by calling for improvements to climate observation technologies to help people and economies adapt to climate change, climate variability and extreme weather. The Day – observed in Geneva – commemorated the entry into force on 23 March 1950 of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Convention, and the following year WMO was designated ...


    By United Nations

  • 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.” ...

  • OTT launches new Smart Weather Sensors

    Specialist hydrometeorological instrumentation company OTT Hydrometry has a long history in the development of leading edge sensor technology and the latest additions to the company's family of weather monitoring instruments exemplify the company's focus on high levels of performance combined with both simplicity of use and minimal maintenance. The newest version of the Pluvio2 offers the most ...

  • Climate change may boost Middle East rainfall

    The prospect of climate change sparking food and water shortages in the Middle East is less likely than previously thought, with new research by an Australian climate scientist suggesting that rainfall will be significantly higher in key parts of the region. Recent projections from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) raised fears that storm activity in the eastern Mediterranean ...

  • Teledyne RD Instruments Supplies Russian Government with Equipment for Large-Scale Hydrologic Project

     Teledyne RD Instruments, a global leader in acoustic Doppler current profiling and navigation innovations, has announced that it has supplied the Russian government with more than 60 acoustic Doppler current profilers (ADCPs) and other equipment for a large-scale hydrologic project in partnership with the World Bank.   Called the Second ...


    By Teledyne RD Instruments

  • In-Situ® Inc. Donates Water Level Tapes to Sierra Leone to Help Protect Groundwater Sources Adjacent to Ebola Care Facilities

    In-Situ® Inc. has donated 11 groundwater level dip tapes to The Ministry of Water Resources in Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone is in the grip of the worst Ebola outbreak in history and the dip tapes are being used to monitor groundwater levels at wells and boreholes adjacent to Ebola Care Facilities. The tapes will then be deployed to local councils to help establish an initial national ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • WMO signs agreement to establish monitoring centre for hydrology of lakes and rivers

    The creation and subsequent operation of an international data centre on the hydrology of lakes and reservoirs has for a long time been expected by the international scientific community. For example, longterm, highquality data from lakes, such as water levels, and freeze and breakup dates, provide a valuable indicator for regional climate variability and change. Despite the existence of various ...

  • Scientists develop method for managing glacial lake outburst floods

    A team of Nepali and international researchers has developed a risk assessment method to manage the threat of devastating floods that can be triggered by a glacial lake outburst (GLOF). The new method, tested on glacial lakes in Nepal, is expected to help the country's government develop a national strategy for GLOF pre-disaster management. National strategies for disaster risk management ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Hydropower needs ‘new climate knowledge’

    In a region where on average more than 60 per cent of electricity is provided by hydropower facilities — in contrast to a less than 20 per cent globally — the future of water availability matters. So, this issue dominated the second day of the Conference for Latin ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Disasters in Europe: more frequent and causing more damage

    The number and impacts of disasters have increased in Europe in the period 1998-2009, a new report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) concludes. The report assesses the frequency of disasters and their impacts on humans, the economy and ecosystems and calls for better integrated risk disaster management across Europe. The Agency's new report ' ...

  • WMO welcomes new generation of meteorological satellites

    The Himawari-8 geostationary meteorological satellite managed by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) began operation at 02 UTC on 7 July 2015, replacing the previous MTSAT-2 operational satellite. The true-color composite imagery at 02 UTC captured three typhoons in the Pacific. Himawari-8 was launched using H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 25 on 7 October 2014 from the Tanegashima Space Center, and ...

  • AlumiFuel Power Exhibiting at Upcoming International Meteorological Exposition in Brussels

    Early production stage hydrogen generation company AlumiFuel Power Corporation (OTCBB: AFPW) (the "Company"), announced today that its wholly owned operating subsidiary, AlumiFuel Power Technologies, Inc., will exhibit at the Meteorological Technology World Expo 2012 in Brussels, Belgium, October 16-18, 2012. ...


    By Marketwire

  • OneRain Announces Major Software Release for its Contrail Hydrologic Data Collection Platform

    OneRain Inc., a leading provider of real-time and historical hydrologic and rainfall-related data solutions and services, recently announced a major new software release for its Contrail® platform that brings full capabilities and accessibility to all devices (desktop, mobile, tablet) for a rich, engaging, context-relevant user experience. Contrail is the leading enterprise-level software ...


    By OneRain Incorporated

  • AlumiFuel Power Promotes Its PBIS-2000 at Meteorological Technology World Expo 2012

    Early production stage hydrogen generation company AlumiFuel Power Corporation (OTCBB: AFPW) (the "Company"), announced today that its wholly owned operating subsidiary, AlumiFuel Power Technologies, Inc., promoted its Portable Balloon Inflation System (PBIS) technology at the Meteorological Technology World Expo 2012 in Brussels, Belgium, October 16-18, 2012. ( ...


    By Marketwire

  • Satellite data instrumental in combating desertification

    With land degradation in dryland regions continuing to worsen, the UN Convention to Combat Desertification has agreed on scientist-recommended indicators for monitoring and assessing desertification that signatory countries must report on. The landmark agreement was reached after two weeks of negotiations involving hundreds of scientists and government ministers attending the Ninth Session of the ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • MCERTS delivers confidence in multi-parameter monitors

    Simon Wills, Managing Director of OTT Hydrometry, the hydrometeorological and water quality instrumentation company, was presented with an MCERTS certificate for Hydrolab water quality monitors at WWEM 2010. Simon was accompanied by Lea Ann Zullig the Global Director of Sales and Marketing for Hydrolab products. In this article, Simon explains the reasoning behind this initiative and outlines the ...

  • Atmospheric and Environmental Research Teams with NOAA on Hail and Severe Storms Risk Management Initiative

    A collaboration announced today uses NOAA research and data to help the insurance industry anticipate and react to storm damage, saving time and money. The alliance between Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) and the NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) supports the research and development of operational weather risk management solutions for ...

  • OneRain announces Secure SSL-protected access to Contrail® Web and Contrail Inventory

    OneRain's Contrail Web and hosted Contrail Inventory customers will soon benefit from secure and protected data with the hosted service's next software update. Contrail Web is the Software as a Service edition of OneRain's Contrail Enterprise-level application that enables the complete management and dissemination of real-time data ...


    By OneRain Incorporated

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