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  • Instruments at Wageningen University weather station registered solar eclipse

    The monitoring instruments at the Wageningen University weather station clearly registered the solar eclipse despite the thick cloud cover on 20 March. Around 10:36 h a strong reduction in radiation levels was discernible. For the human eye it was perceived as far less spectacular because of its adaptation capabilities. The meteorological instruments in weather station De Veenkampen belonging ...

  • Ready to Provide the Best Measurement Solutions to Agriculture

    In October we were happy to welcome to our head office in Delft two engineers from BKC WeatherSys Pvt. Ltd. of New Delhi. BKC is our exclusive distributor for India and provides turn-key technology and service solutions for the weather, power, aviation and solar energy sectors. Recently BKC noticed growing interest for the scientific measurement of atmospheric properties in agriculture and has ...


    By Kipp & Zonen

  • SPN1 Sunshine Pyranometer Released

    The new Sunshine Pyranometer type SPN1 measures global (total) and diffuse radiation, and sunshine state – all in one instrument ! It is easy to use and needs no routine adjustment or polar alignment. The SPN1 is a meteorological class instrument designed for long-term outdoor exposure, and is an affordable alternative to traditional shade-ring pyranometers, the Campbell-Stokes and other ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • Future SI standard for solar irradiance delivered to Switzerland

    Scientists from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have installed a Cryogenic Solar Absolute Radiometer (CSAR) at the Physikalisch-Meteorologisches Observatorium Davos World Radiation Center (PMOD/WRC) in Switzerland. CSAR is expected to replace the current standard for Direct Solar Radiation, significantly improving our knowledge and confidence for global climate research. Direct ...

  • Calculate Direct-Normal Irradiance (DNI) with the SPN1 Sunshine Pyranometer

    Photovoltaic developers and triallists find the SPN1 Sunshine Pyranometer a valuable tool for research and for performance validation. When making PV investments, it is essential to identify the best locations. An SPN1 can be used to quantify the available global and diffuse radiation at ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • Soluzione Solare presents the solarimeter `Sunmeter` at the 24th EU PV SEC

    In a solar PV system, by measuring solar radiation, we can determine whether, at a given moment, the facility is operating correctly or underperforming. As it yields with “feed in tariff” this check is unquestionably important during the testing phase and also during normal operation, if the facility is of a certain size. “Soluzione Solare” is an Italian company which has developed from a small ...


    By Soluzione Solare

  • Solar Spectral Network (SSN) in Armenia and Canada Based on SEMS-2000/3000

    In recent years GEONICA has supplied measurement stations for the National Networks for the Evaluation of the Solar Energy Resource of Armenia and Canada, with the particularity that includes measurement of solar radiation resolved spectrally. These networks are based on our SEMS-2000/3000 system, which together with the measurement of global solar radiation incorporates its ...


    By Geonica SA

  • Italian Manufacturer Soluzione Solare presents a new solarimeter to measure solar radiation at the trade fair Intersolar Europe

    The Italian company Soluzione Solare has developed the new solarimeter Litemeter - a tool for measuring solar radiation and to determine whether a solar system is performing at correct levels. The new product is suited for photovoltaic systems that use small data loggers. It consists of a crystalline silicon solar cell and electronics, encapsulated in a UV resistant aluminium case. In contrast ...


    By Soluzione Solare

  • Calculate Direct-Normal Irradiance (DNI) with the SPN1 Sunshine Pyranometer

    Photovoltaic developers and triallists find the SPN1 Sunshine Pyranometera valuable tool for research and for performance validation. ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • BF5 Sunshine Sensor

    The improved Delta-T Devices BF5 Sunshine Sensor is a versatile, multi-purpose solar radiation sensor. It uses an array of photodiodes with a unique shading pattern to measure incident solar radiation from which it calculates the global and diffuse components of the radiation. It also measures sunshine duration. ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • Kipp & Zonen joins OTT Hydromet Group

    OTT Hydromet, a Division of Hach Company, and a global leader in hydrological and meteorological solutions integrates Kipp & Zonen, a leading manufacturer of solar radiation and atmospheric measurement instruments, based in Delft, Netherlands. OTT Hydromet consists of established brands like OTT, Sutron, Lufft, Adcon, Hydrolab, and others. In hydrology, it covers the full range of ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Lake monitoring system at Lake Dardanelle an unexpected catch for B.A.S.S. Elite Series Tournament participants

    To demonstrate information and scientific monitoring capabilities, researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey Arkansas Water Science Center installed a Lake Diagnostic System (LDS) provided by Precision Measurement Engineering, Inc. in Lake Dardanelle for the Diamond Drive Bassmaster Elite Series Tournament, which took place from March 26 – 29, 2009. The LDS (now LakeESP) is a floating system ...

  • Compact Weather Station – Now with Free Online Data Viewing and Sharing

    The Delta-T Devices WS-GP1 Weather Station is a complete, portable, research-grade solution for recording weather data. It can be carried by one person, set up in minutes, and requires minimal maintenance. The WS-GP1’s sensors measure rainfall, solar radiation, wind speed, wind direction, ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • LG Sonic introduces Depth, GPS and Solar Radiation sensors for better algae prediction

    LG Sonic introduces a water level sensor to measure the depth of water reservoirs, and a pyranometer to measure sun radiation. Furthermore, LG Sonic has decided to incorporate a GPS sensor in their algae control system, the MPC-Buoy, in order to determine the exact location of each system accurately. The sensors can be integrated into the ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Compact Weather Station - Now with free online data viewing and sharing

    The Delta-T Devices WS-GP1 Weather Station is a complete, portable, research-grade solution for recording weather data. It can be carried by one person, set up in minutes, and requires minimal maintenance. The WS-GP1’s sensors measure ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • Largest ever polar research expedition uses the Delta-T Devices SPN1 Pyranometer to measure solar radiation

    Delta-T Devices’s SPN1 Sunshine Pyranometer is amongst instruments being used on a one-year long expedition to the Central Arctic. This major research project, titled MOSAiC (Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate) is closely analysing the Arctic (as the epicentre of global warming) in order to gain fundamental insights about the nature of global climate ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • New Advanced WS-GP2 Weather Station

    The WS-GP2 is a new weather station from Delta-T Devices. The system is based on the advanced GP2 Data Logger which has the power and flexibility to handle almost any environmental sensor. Users are able to select the optimal combination of sensors, logger, power source and communications. The WS-GP2 Weather Station is designed for use in severe weather conditions at remote and exposed sites. The ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • New sun tracker with integrated GPS: SOLYS 2

    SOLYS 2 is a completely new sun tracker from Kipp & Zonen. It has Baseline Surface Radiation Network (BSRN) levels of performance and reliability. It brings to the sun tracker market distinctive design, innovative features, performance, quality and unprecedented ease of use. Increasing interest in solar radiation monitoring Interest in high quality solar radiation monitoring is increasing in ...


    By Kipp & Zonen

  • Compact Weather Station – Now with Free Online Data Viewing and Sharing

    The Delta-T DevicesWS-GP1 Weather Station is a complete, portable, research-grade solution for recording weather data. It can be carried by one person, set up in minutes, and requires minimal maintenance. The WS-GP1’s sensors measure rainfall, solar radiation, wind speed, wind direction, relative humidity and air temperature.  ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • Pulsar’s MCERTS Success: Still the Most Accurate OCM In the World

    Pulsar Process Measurement’s FlowCERT non-contacting ultrasonic open channel flow measurement systems have each achieved the highest Class 1 level during re-certification to the latest update to the MCERTs certification process. FlowCERT with Pulsar’s unique DUET transducer array has been again shown to be the world’s most accurate ultrasonic Open Channel Flow measurement ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

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