industrial weather station News

  • Weather station data available to all

    The success of any meteorological observations and climate investigation depends upon the availability of reliable data. This task will be greatly assisted by the International Surface Temperature Initiative (ISTI), which has just released a databank of more than 30,000 station records, many with histories extending to more than 100 years. The ...

  • PVMET-150 Weather Station Released

    RainWise Inc. is pleased to announce the release of the PVMET-150, our next generation precision weather station for commercial and utility grade PV suppliers who require the highest caliber in sensors for exceptionally accurate monitoring data. The standard PVMET-150 comes with a precise second-class thermopile pyranometer to allow for dependable, bankable data, and is mounted on a tilting ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • CWS Weather Station Utilized at Thailand's Busiest Industrial Port

    Pharos Marine Automatic Power, has incorporated the Magellan Weather Station by Columbia Weather Systems into their WXPro system with tide sensor installed at the busy industrial port of Map Ta Phut, Thailand. According to  ...

  • Climatronics Corporation’s Industrial Weather Stations improve operating efficiency

    (Bohemia, NY, USA) -- In many industries the ability to accurately monitor, assess and record ambient meteorological conditions can be of vital importance to improving operating efficiency and productivity, minimizing downtime and overhead, and settling complaints or litigation. Climatronics Corporation’s Industrial Weather Stations provide complete and continuous data on all climatic conditions, ...


    By Climatronics Corporation

  • PLC Weather Station Adds Stand-Alone Monitoring

    Columbia Weather System’s proprietary monitoring devices -- the Weather Display Console, WeatherMaster™ Software, and the Weather MicroServer™ -- are now compatible with the PLC-compatible Orion 420 Weather Station. The Orion 420 Weather Station features 4-20 mA current output ...

  • New Vela ™ Multi-Sensor Weather Station

    The new Vela (pronounced Vay-luh) Weather Station from Columbia Weather Systems combines the ease of an all-in-one sensor package with the reliability and affordability of mechanical wind sensors. In addition to wind speed and direction, the sensor module incorporates barometric pressure, as well as ...

  • Weather Station Customization for Hazardous Waste Disposal

    Columbia Weather Systems offers software and hardware customization for applications whose weather monitoring requirements aren’t met by our standard systems. US Ecology Idaho is just such a case. The company’s Grand View, Idaho facility treats and disposes hazardous waste, non-hazardous industrial waste and low-activity radioactive ...

  • CWS Weather Stations Interoperable with Popular Automation Platforms

    All weather stations manufactured by Columbia Weather Systems can now be integrated into PROFIBUS®, PROFINET® and LonWorks® networks.  “Interoperability is critical in many applications where weather monitoring is one component of a large automation control system such as process control, building or industrial automation,” says Nader Khoury, president of Columbia ...

  • Cornell IPM Division purchases RainWise weather stations

    Twelve units of the MKIII weather stations manufactured by RainWise, Inc., of Bar Harbor, Maine, have been purchased by the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) division of Cornell University, New York. IPM has, since 1996, been collecting weather data in an effort to track and forecast the optimum conditions for certain insects and plant diseases. This data then assists farmers in their pest and ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • Weather Stations Monitor Solar Panel Arrays

    Columbia Weather Systems has added two ISO second-class compliant solar radiation sensors as options for its Weather MicroServer to improve monitoring the efficiency of solar panel arrays. The Kipp and Zonen (top) and Hukseflux thermopile-based sensors can be mounted horizontally for global radiation measurement or at plane of array (POA) for PV solar applications. With high performance and ...

  • Iowa Hazmat Outfits with Magellan Portable Weather Stations

    Captain Robert Cox of the Des Moines Fire Department reports that the state of Iowa has set up seven WMD Hazmat teams to respond to WMD events anywhere in the state. Apparatus for each team will be outfitted with a Magellan Portable Weather Station™ and WeatherMaster Software™ from  Columbia Weather Systems. Weather data will be available on all hazmat runs to ...

  • Wireless Weather Station breaks the one-mile range

    RainWise, Inc., one of the leading manufacturers of affordable weather stations in the U.S. and abroad, has dramatically expanded the range of their popular, solar powered, MKIII weather station to a one mile range (LOS). This vastly surpasses other comparable weather stations on the market, where the current long range distance is 1000 feet. Another breakthrough feature for this modified product ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • Weather as Art

    Normally utilized by industrial and government applications, Columbia Weather Systems' Orion Weather Station is featured as an instrument of music in a new art installation in the lobby of a new Microsoft building in Redmond, Wash. Portland-area artist Ethan Rose has created "Elements", a permanent art installation that interprets the weather with music. ...

  • Eglin AFB: Featured Customer with Four Orion LX Weather Stations

    Four Orion LX Weather Stations are used for "isolated weather monitoring for security equipment" at Test Site C-3 of the 46th Test Wing at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. Eglin AFB is the premier test and evaluation center for Air Force air delivered weapons, navigation/guidance systems and Command and Control systems. ...

  • New Pulsar Weather Stations Offer All-in-One Sensor with Multiple Configurations

    Columbia Weather Systems introduces the new line of Pulsar™ Weather Stations, an all-in-one sensor family with multiple meteorological parameter configurations. These high-accuracy, robust sensor modules all include electronic compass for automatic orientation of wind direction. Parameter measurement options ...

  • Orion Weather Stations support satellite tracking for Universal Space Network

    Universal Space Network, Inc. (USN) provides ground network services that support telemetry, tracking and control, and data downlink operations for satellites and launch systems. USN uses Orion LX Weather Stations at their operation sites in Hawaii, Alaska, and Australia. ...

  • New High-Accuracy Solar Radiation Sensor Integrated with Weather Station

    On a recent project for Swinerton Renewable Energy, Columbia Weather integrated the newly released Hukseflux SR20 solar sensor into a new weather monitoring system. SR20 is a pyranometer of the highest category in the ISO 9060 classification system: secondary standard. This solar radiation sensor is used where the highest measurement accuracy is required. The weather station utilizes an Acromag ...

  • Canadian Coast Guard Chooses Orion Weather Station for Arctic Installation

    Members of the Canadian Coast Guard were recently trained on the Orion Weather Station™ in preparation for their installation in Killiniq, Nunavut. Nader Khoury, president of Columbia Weather Systems, Inc. traveled to Prescott, ON, Canada to conduct the training. A heated Orion weather station with visibility sensor will be used to monitor weather conditions in the remote ...

  • Spring launch for new MetPak II Combined Weather Station

    April 2010 will see the launch of Gill Instruments’ next generation Combined Weather Station, the MetPak II. Based on the popular MetPak, it has new, improved features including RS232, 422, 485 digital outputs plus additional weather monitoring features such as Barometric pressure and Dew point measurement. The MetPak II is a compact and lightweight multi-sensor instrument that measures a ...


    By Gill Instruments Limited

  • New Collapsible Roof Mount Mast for Vehicle-Mount Weather Stations

    If your vehicle doesn't have a place for the standard side brackets to mount your weather station mast, Columbia Weather Systems offers this new collapsible roof mount option. The pole is designed to be permanently mounted on a flat surface (such as a vehicle roof). It folds away neatly into the stored position. Applications include mobile environmental monitoring, ...

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