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  • ASTM D5741 - 96(2011) standard practice for characterizing surface wind using a wind vane and rotating anemometer

    This practice will characterize the distribution of wind with a maximum of utility and a minimum of archive space. Applications of wind data to the fields of air quality, wind engineering, wind energy, agriculture, oceanography, forecasting, aviation, climatology, severe storms, turbulence and diffusion, military, and electrical utilities are satisfied with this practice. When this practice is ...


    By ASTM International

  • Research shows offshore wind more turbulent in Northeastern US

    A study conducted by researchers at the University of Delaware (UD) have shown the offshore wind in the Northeast of US is ‘predominantly unstable’. The study titled “On the Predominance of Unstable Atmospheric Conditions in the Marine Boundary Layer Offshore of the U.S. Northeastern Coast” analyzed ...


    By Orenda Energy Solutions Ltd.

  • Ecotech engineer takes out Australian scientific research award

    Don Zhao, engineer at Ecotech won the Metrology Society of Australia (MSA) Award on Thursday 20 October at the ninth biennial MSA conference dinner at Werribee Zoo in Victoria. The MSA biennial Award recognises achievement and excellence in Australian metrology and the contribution metrologists make to the community. Metrology is the science of measurement and membership includes ...


    By Ecotech Pty Ltd

  • OWA issues Expression of Interest to wider industry to further research on pioneering measurement campaign

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator has completed the analysis of data gathered from the pioneering £2 million measurement campaign at E.ON’s Rødsand 2 wind farm, and has now launched a call for Expressions of Interest from other organisations who want to access ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • TSI Incorporated Launches a Newly Redesigned Test Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality Line of Products

    TSI Incorporated is proud to launch a newly redesigned line of anemometers and indoor air quality instruments.  The new products provide highly accurate, fast, and easy to use instrumentation for serving building service contractors, commissioning specialists, facility engineers, and research professionals.  The new thermal anemometers come with intuitive operation and a large display ...


    By TSI Incorporated

  • Climate Change: Some winds decreasing across US

    Declining wind speeds in parts of the United States could impact more than the wind power industry, say Iowa State University climate researchers. Three Iowa State researchers contributed their expertise in modeling North America's climate to a study to be published in the Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres. The study – led by Sara C. Pryor, a professor of atmospheric science at ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • 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 Decagon Devices, Inc.

  • AQSystem launches Sweden`s first test site for remote sensing devices

    AQSystem has launched the first dedicated test site in Sweden for Remote Sensing devices. AQSystem will carry out verification campaigns of Remote sensing devices (with their AQ500 product or other Remote Sensing devices). A 105 meter met mast situated in Fimmerstad enables correlation reports to be made against ground based devices to provide traceability back to traditional anemometry. These ...


  • Designed for maximum portability, Climatronics Corporation’s professional grade, field-proven, All-In-One (AIO) compact weather station

    (Bohemia, NY, USA)-- Climatronics Corporation, known worldwide as an industry leader in the design, development and manufacture of meteorological sensors and weather systems, has brought to the market a compact (slightly larger than a can of tennis balls), field-proven weather station. The All-In-One (AIO) compact weather station accurately measures temperature, relative humidity, wind speed and ...


    By Climatronics Corporation

  • Blowin` in the wind

    MIT students and staff worked together last month to install wind-monitoring equipment on a lighting post in the west campus athletic fields to evaluate whether to erect a wind turbine there in the spring. The planned turbine, a Skystream 3.7 with a rated output of 2.4 kilowatts, about enough to power an average home, is a gift from Philip Deutch as a tribute to his father, Institute Professor ...

  • 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

  • Ecotech celebrates 35th anniversary

    On Saturday 3rd December Ecotech celebrated its 35th anniversary of business with a combined staffChristmas party at Rochford winery in Victoria’s Yarra Valley. An honour board recognising the longevity ofstaff, many who have been working for the company for over 10 years, was also unveiled. From a small workshop in the garage of the Dal Sasso family residence in the early seventies where ...


    By Ecotech Pty Ltd

  • Ultrasonic wind sensors for the DWD`s maritime monitoring network come from Lufft

    In a call for bids for the renewal and extension of ultrasonic wind sensors in the maritime monitoring network of the German Weather Service, the ultrasonic wind sensor Ventus from the Fellbach-based manufacturer of environmental measuring equipment won the day against all competitive products. In meteorology, the DWD - Germany's largest weather service - is considered a major reference ...

  • How a Wind Turbine Works

    This week we’re celebrating the launch of a new series on Energy.gov: How Energy Works. Join us today on Twitter at 2 p.m. ET for our How Energy Works live Q&A answering everything you want to know about wind turbines. Use #HowEnergyWorks to submit questions and follow the live discussion. From massive wind farms ...


    By US Department of Energy

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