meteorological radar News

  • Weather Underground Launches New Australian Radar Features

    Weather Underground, the world's first online weather service, announced today the availability of the company's Australian radar features. Web users can now access a range of interactive maps on ...


    By Marketwire

  • OWA to support state-of-the-art BEACon dual Doppler radar project to reduce cost of energy from offshore wind

    The Carbon Trust today announced its support for a state-of-the-art technology trial, through its Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), to understand the viability of using dual Doppler radar to produce high-resolution dynamic maps of the wind flow through and around a wind farm. The measurement campaign is part of OWA partner DONG Energy's BEACon (Beamed Radar for Energy Assessment and Site ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Orbital Systems, Ltd. is exhibiting at the Meteorological Technology World Expo 2016 in Madrid, Spain at the IFEMA – Feria de Madrid, 27-29 Sep 2016

    Orbital Systems, Ltd. will be exhibiting antenna systems and application solutions at the Meteorological Technology World Expo 2016 in Madrid, Spain at the IFEMA – Feria de Madrid, 27-29 Sep 2016.  For additional information or to register for the Meteorological Technology World Expo visit their website ...


    By Orbital Systems, Ltd.

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • Pakistan flood data wasted, say critics

    A huge effort to collect and analyse data on the devastating floods wreaking havoc in northern Pakistan has been severely undermined by a lack of strategies for disaster management and the dissemination of information, scientists and disaster experts have said. The Pakistan Meteorological Department's flood forecasting division provides information on the size and flow of the floods using data ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • EUMETSAT launches into operational satellite altimetry

    Preparations are on track and everything is on schedule for the launch of Jason-2 15 June 2008. Through the Jason-2/OSTM programme, EUMETSAT will be able to address one of its top priorities - assuming a growing European role in the processing and dissemination of ocean altimetry data from satellite sources, to expand its traditional focus on supporting atmospheric weather and climate ...

  • Valeport Swells Tide Measurement Offer

    Avalable to order now, the TideStation has been designed as a cost-effective turnkey solution, which ensures environmental monitoring equipment is easily and correctly installed with a durable housing to safeguard equipment and prolong performance to ensure the highest quality data. Self-contained, easy to install and ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Energy Department Awards $4.5 Million for Innovative Wind Power R&D Projects

    The Energy Department today announced $4.5 million for four projects to help increase deployment of innovative wind power technologies by optimizing the operation, boosting efficiency, and improving the environmental performance of wind energy systems. The research and development (R&D) projects, located in Maine, North Carolina, Nebraska, and Texas, contribute to the Energy ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 25 years ago - Europe`s first Earth observation satellite was launched

    As the launcher carrying the ERS-1 Earth observation satellite of the European Space Agency thunders into the night sky in the early hours (03:46 CEST) over the spaceport near Kourou (French Guiana), none of those present could know then that they were watching the launch of what would become the prototype of all modern European Earth observation satellites. The ERS-1 ...

  • Lufft announces new weather sensors WS510- and WS700-UMB

    At the end of this year, the German measurement and control technology company Lufft launches two new smart weather sensors on the market. Thereby, Lufft enhances its portfolio and completes the WS-family with the sensors WS510-UMB and WS700-UMB. With the development of the new measurement sensors, Lufft penetrates into the solar market and responds to the needs of its clients worldwide ...

  • Valeport Feature in MTR100 2016 Listing

    Marine Technology News feature Valeport in their prestigious MTR100 (Marine Technology Reporter's) listing of 100 leading companies in the Subsea Technology Industry for 2016. Kevin Edwards, Valeport's Sales & Marketing Manager commented: "...proud to be featured in MTR100 again this year – in what is considered the subsea industry’s most awaited annual ranking of ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Major European programme for the environment under the spotlight

    On 16 and 17 September, in the context of France's presidency of the EU, Lille will play host to 'Forum GMES 2008' at the Grand Palais. The GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security) programme has been set up to provide services relating to the environment, climate change, resource management, security and global issues. These services draw on data - mainly Earth observation data - ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Energy Department Announces $2.5 Million to Improve Wind Forecasting

    The Energy Department today announced $2.5 million for a new project to research the atmospheric processes that generate wind in mountain-valley regions. This in-depth research, conducted by Vaisala of Louisville, Colorado, will be used to improve the wind industry's weather models for short-term wind forecasts, especially for those issued less than 15 hours in advance. With access to better ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • OneRain Incorporated Names Fritz Law as Director of U.S. Sales

    OneRain Incorporated, headquartered in Longmont, Colorado, recently announced that Fritz Law has joined the company as Director of U.S. Sales. Fritz will lead the effort to broaden the use of the company’s early flood warning and end-to-end hydrologic monitoring systems into areas such as dam safety and operations, stormwater and wastewater management. Fritz brings a wealth of experience ...


    By OneRain Incorporated

  • Innovyze releases ICM TSDB, enabling real-time data and event management

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of wet infrastructure modeling and simulation software and technologies, today announced the worldwide release of ICM TSDB. For the first time, this revolutionary time-series database for industry-leading InfoWorks ICM lets ...


    By Innovyze

  • The naked truth about Australia`s landscape

    Scientists from CSIRO’s Water for a Healthy Country Flagship have removed approximately 90 per cent of Australia’s vegetation cover from satellite images of the continent to produce the most detailed available Digital Elevation Model (DEM) of its topography. “The DEM will revolutionise geological applications, land-use studies, soil science, and much more,” CSIRO’s Dr John Gallant said in an ...

  • Antarctic ice loss dangerously fast

    New studies show that the Antarctic ice sheet is melting faster than previously anticipated. If this jump is indicative of a trend due to global warming the entire antarctic ecology could be threatened much sooner than expected. In a first-of-its-kind study, an international team led by Eric Rignot of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., and the University of California, Irvine, ...

  • ESRL scientists study California’s water future in a changing climate

    Water security is never far from the mind of any decision maker in the U.S. West— but it’s not a terrorist attack on a dam or canal that triggers the most anxiety, it’s climate change. This fall, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger called his state’s water troubles a “holy water war” pitting “north versus south, California versus the feds, rural versus urban....” And well known challenges— the ...

  • Mobile masts could help measure rain and chill vaccines

    Mobile-phone masts in Africa could be used for other development initiatives, such as filling gaps in rainfall data and providing electricity to refrigerate vaccines, experts say. For example, masts could be used to measure rainfall in areas without rain gauges, according ...


    By SciDev.Net

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