precipitation sensor News

  • OTT launches new precipitation sensor

    OTT Hydrometry Ltd is launching a new sensor, known as OTT Pluvio2, for the accurate measurement of rain, snow and hail. Commenting on the new technology, OTT Managing Director Simon Wills says, 'The initial version of the Pluvio instrument was launched a few years ago. It offered users much greater resolution and accuracy across a broader range of weather conditions in comparison with older ...


    By The OTT Hydromet Group

  • `Mini` Sensor Family

    Using the newly developed "Mini" sensor family represents the best possible measurement solution for the detection of lowest discharge volumes such as the investigation of extraneous water or indirect discharge measurements. The flow velocity measurement method used is our proven and patented ultrasonic cross correlation. Optimised construction and shape of the sensors in conjunction with ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • Climatronics Corporation offers a cost-effective solution for measuring precipitation (rain/snow) in remote locations and in virtually any environment.

    Climatronics Corporation’s 360 Series Precipitation Gauges are a cost-effective solution for unattended measurement of rain and snow in remote locations. The gravity-actuated self-tipping bucket empties itself once a precise amount of precipitation has been collected, automatically recording increment of volume that has been discharged. Since regular operator maintenance is not required, this ...


    By Climatronics Corporation

  • 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 ...


    By The OTT Hydromet Group

  • New Transport Brochure from Biral on Meteorological Sensors

    Biral’s range of visibility and present weather sensors are renowned for their quality and precision measurement of conditions in the road and rail environment. Each system can be tailored to precise needs and provides data to the forecast provider. Biral equipment provide present weather information in addition to  ...

  • Webinar Smart PV Monitoring with Smart Weather Sensors

    Udo Kronmüller, our Expert for Solar Monitoring held a webinar about best practise in various uses of smart weather sensors in PV monitoring applications.  He discussed in this webinar how, in addition to solar radiation, other environmental factors such as temperature, wind, precipitation and lightnings also affect the productivity and stability of utilities. The long-term ...

  • Biral Sensors used in Antarctic Climate-Change Research

    Sensors from meteorological specialists, Biral, are currently being used in Antarctic Climate-Change Research mission, headed by a French research group. The APRES3 campaign is a long term project with the aim of measuring precipitation in Antarctica, as well as monitoring climate change to understand the effect APRES3, ...

  • Call for climate sensors to gauge mountain warming risk

    Developing countries with mountainous areas need to improve their monitoring of local climate change and its impact on drinking water sources, a report warns. The ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • FAA Awarded Vaisala a Significant Ceilometer and Visibility Sensor Contract

    Vaisala to supply ceilometers and visibility instruments to U.S. airports. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded Vaisala a EUR 4.4 million contract to supply ceilometers and visibility instruments for the Federal Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS) program. The contract includes several hundred instruments and an extended warranty of five years. Deliveries started in ...


  • PV Monitoring: Smart Solar Monitoring with Smart Weather Sensors

    A PV installation should earn money. But only if all system components operate without faults, the owner can reap the maximum benefits. That´s why you can only be sure if your system works properly, if you track environmental data in comparison to your actual output, which smart solar monitoring systems offer. Webinar about Increasing Efficiency with ...

  • 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 ...

  • Lufft Compact weather sensor with Secondary Standard to revolutionize PV-Monitoring

    As of now the Compact weather sensor from Lufft WS510-UMB, equipped with a Kipp & Zonen pyranometer of the secondary standards, unites the precision of a variety of meteorological individual sensors in a single all-in-one device for the first time. The sensor is simply installed with only one cable, this means a measurable lower effort of installation and maintenance as well as significantly ...

  • Lufft introduces laser-based snow depth sensor SHM31

    Some new features of the Lufft SHM31 snow depth sensor include, in particular, the different communication interfaces, which make the sensor fully compatible with Lufft's UMB standards. In addition, the sensor has an integrated window heater for the entry and exit points for the laser beam, as well as an in-built protractor for simple assembly.  The sensor is fitted with the RS232, RD485 ...

  • Webinar invitation: Smart PV Monitoring with Smart Weather Sensors – Register now!

    You are invited to our webinar about best practise in various uses of smart weather sensors in PV monitoring applications. In this webinar we will explain how, in addition to solar radiation, other environmental factors affect the productivity of utilities. This webinar is free for all to attend. Once registered, you’ll receive an email ...

  • LAMBRECHT meteo gets large order from German Weather Service (DWD)

    With it’s precipitation sensor rain[e]H3 LAMBRECHT meteo GmbH prevailed against all competitors and has been awarded with the contract after participation in a tender of German Weather Service (DWD). DWD is the Meteorological Service of Germany and shall be deemed to be a reference in meteorology. DWD detects the precipitation amount at full-time and extra official weather stations. At the ...


    By LAMBRECHT meteo GmbH

  • 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.

  • Finding the Right Weather Monitoring System for Solar

    Optimizing a solar plant to achieve maximum return is a challenge. Columbia Weather Systems tackles environmental monitoring. Weather data accumulation is recorded accurately and is easily monitored remotely. Three weather station configurations are highly customizable and are designed to be adaptable to the specific needs of a solar plant. All three packages are high-quality weather stations ...

  • The Royal Mint improves pH control in water effluents

    Analytical Technology Inc. (ATi) said this week that the UK's Royal Mint has selected its Q45/72 pH/ORP monitor to improve the quality of its effluents and to better comply with Environment Agency regulations. The versatile Q45/72 system is designed for use in industrial and municipal applications and contains sensors specifically engineered to function normally in applications where conventional ...

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