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  • LimnoTech Helping Community to Fund Buoy for 201

    After another successful season, the Holland/Grand Haven area weather buoy was retrieved recently from Lake Michigan. The device needs local support to be redeployed in 2016. The Great Lakes Observing System (GLOS) and LimnoTech are hosting an information session and local support campaign kick-off event on Monday, Dec. 7, at the Boatwerks restaurant in Holland. Thanks to a federal grant to the ...


    By LimnoTech Inc.

  • IBM Big Data Technology Helps South Korea´s Meteorological Administration Increase Accuracy of Weather Forecasting

    South Korea's Meteorological Administration (KMA) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a project to help KMA and its affiliate, the National Meteorological Satellite Center (NMSC), tackle Big Data for better, more accurate and predictive environmental forecasting. As South Korea's national meteorological organization, KMA's mission is to protect citizens' lives and property from natural ...


    By IBM Corporation

  • Use Weather to Reduce Freight Spend

    Rising Transportation Costs Experts say shippers’ main focus these days is on managing global risks that include higher supply chain costs. These costs are adding up, hitting shippers hard and forcing them to look at advanced data analytics to help identify risks and opportunities for efficiencies. Costs are a constant challenge. The Wall Street Journal reported that U.S. companies ...


    By Riskpulse

  • Earth Networks’ WeatherBug Meteorology Team Forecasts Above-Average 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season

    With portions of the East Coast still recovering from the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the WeatherBug Meteorology Team at Earth Networks is forecasting an above-average 2013 Atlantic hurricane season. The season runs from June 1 to November 30 and includes the Atlantic, Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico. The Earth Networks - WeatherBug Atlantic Hurricane Season Forecast includes the ...


    By Earth Networks, Inc.

  • ICT will help Ugandan farmers cope with climate change

    Ugandan cattle farmers are set to benefit from the use of information and communications technology (ICT) tools and meteorological data to improve their ability to adapt to climate change-induced hazards such as water stress and prolonged droughts. Climate Change Adaptation and ICT (CHAI), a two-year project launched in Kampala earlier this month (3 August), will generate agricultural, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • New ocean monitoring system provides safe and efficient information on water and wind

    Mariners can now get free real-time information on water and wind conditions for the Port of Gulfport, Miss., from a new NOAA ocean observing system at the port. The NOAA Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System (PORTS®) at Gulfport provides observations of currents, water and air temperature, barometric pressure, and wind speed, gusts and direction through an easy-to-use Web portal at ...

  • Chinese Meteorological Administration says cold weather snap `extremely rare`

    In response to the extreme cold weather pattern China has been experiencing, the Chinese Meteorological Administration (CMA) produced the following summary regarding the widespread low temperatures, frozen rain, snow and ice. After 10 January, weather patterns over China went through significant changes, shifting from clear, warmer and drier weather at the beginning of the winter, to the ...

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