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  • Faraday Future Uses RainWise PortLog Station to Monitor Test Track

    Faraday Future, an emerging electric car company based in Los Angelas, California, uses a RainWise PortLog weather station to monitor the weather conditions in their 0-60 MPH acceleration video. Weather conditions can obviously make a huge difference in car racing and everyday driving. This is why RainWise weather stations are used in a wide range of applications, including vehicle testing and ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • Climate data project seeks to prepare poorer nations

    A global initiative to help developing nations prepare for the impacts of climate change will be piloted in Bangladesh, Colombia and Ethiopia, following its launch in the United States last week. The Climate Services for Resilient Development partnership has more than US$34 million worth of funding and goods to use to pool scientific data and technologies from agencies in the United States and ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Record heat and record rainfall. Climate change has altered the GCC’s weather systems and increased the risk and regularity of extreme weather events

    In order to support improvement in GCC weather forecasting ability Advanced Conferences and Meetings (ACM) launched the WeatherTech GCC conference in 2015 the first event of its kind in the region to provide a platform to discuss optimization of next generation technologies to revolutionize the collection, analysis and distribution of weather forecasting data in the GCC. This year the 2nd ...

  • The Meteodrone in the spotlight of SRF Einstein

    Various observational data sources are currently available for weather forecasts. Besides atmospheric remote sensing data from satellites and ground instruments, surface data is measured at ground stations. However, a crucial layer, the so-called Planetary Boundary Layer (<2km above ground), is only sporadically covered by radio soundings. For this reason, existing weather models fail to ...


    By Meteomatics AG

  • G&B Solutions Awarded Contract with Earth Resources Technology, Inc. (ERT) to Support the NOAALink Program – a $2.5B Multiple Contract Award

    RESTON, Va.- G&B Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of VSE Corporation (NASDAQ:VSEC), is pleased to announce an award as a major subcontractor to Earth Resources Technology, Inc. (ERT), in support of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) NOAALink Program to provide information technology, product and service solutions. ERT was one of five small businesses to ...

  • 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

  • LufftPost April issue

    In the April issue of the Lufft, we invite you to a webinar about PV monitoring, recommend an article in the Meteo Tech Intl. Magazine, present a new Lufft eBook about Solar Power Info Sources and invite you to discover the Lufft Blog posts of the month. April in Germany "does what it wants" - a challenge for weather services. By means of Lufft compact weather sensors they get the necessary, ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • U.S. National Weather Service Selects Earth Networks’ Total Lightning Data and Weather Visualization Tool for Operations and Research

    Earth NetworksSM, the owner of WeatherBug® and operator of the largest weather, lightning and climate observation networks, announces that it has been awarded the contract as the primary provider of total lightning data by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Weather Service (NWS). With the contract, NOAA and NWS will ...


    By Earth Networks, Inc.

  • Road weather and road surface state data now included on autonomous vehicle platform

    Vaisala’s decades of experience in weather sensing, data collection, and analysis will ensure accurate road surface state information is delivered to connected and autonomous vehicles via Renovo’s real-time and edge-centric platform. Vaisala and Renovo have recently announced Vaisala will be providing data to the Renovo Platform for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs). ...

  • UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science to Accept Pre-proposals until March 17, 2016 for its $5 Million USD Grant

    The UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science has announced March 17, 2016 as the closing date for accepting pre-proposals from researchers interested in participating in its second cycle. The second cycle of the program commenced on January 19 following the award ceremony that recognized three research teams from Japan, the UAE, and Germany in the inaugural cycle. The submission of ...

  • Smart phone helper for COPD patients

    A smart phone and a connection to the “internet of things” could allow people with chronic lung disease to avoid risky areas where environmental conditions, pollution and weather might exacerbate their symptoms. Details of a framework that would hook into networks of sensors and provide patients with timely alerts are reported this month in the International Journal of Computational ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • 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

  • Machine Learning in Support of Complex Wind Data Management

    EWC Weather Consult take part in the European largest and most important wind event, the EWEA 2014 Annual Event, 10-13 March 2014 in Barcelona. In Hall 6, Stand 6B42, the weather service providers and wind experts from Karlsruhe will be presenting their solutions in complex weather data management. The service portfolio includes MCP (Measure Correlate Predict) wind measurement procedures, ...


    By WindEurope

  • Sharing data could prevent some disasters, says report

    Humanitarian disasters resulting from earthquakes, floods and other natural calamities could in some cases be prevented if governments collected and shared hazard data internationally, according to a World Bank/UN report. Making information on potential hazards, such as seismic fault lines, flood plains and weather and climate patterns more accessible is a "relatively easy and effective measure" ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Warming Trend Continues in 2014

    The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has ranked 2014 as the hottest year on record, as part of a continuing trend. After consolidating leading international datasets, WMO noted that the difference in temperature between the warmest years is only a few hundredths of a degree – less than the margin of uncertainty. Average global air temperatures over land and sea surface in 2014 were ...

  • The Flying Farmhand

    A metal box about the size of a washing machine sits on the ground at a vineyard, when suddenly its top panel splits open and slides sideways. Riding a lift inside the box, a large quadcopter slowly emerges. Within moments, the drone is flying a grid pattern over the grapes, snapping hundreds of photographs with a multispectral camera. When the mission is completed the quadcopter returns to its ...


    By American Robotics, Inc.

  • Extended-Range Hurricane and Extreme Weather Forecasts Now Available to the Energy Sector Through Earth Networks

    In time for the start of the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season, Earth NetworksSM, the owner of WeatherBug® and operator of the largest weather, lightning and climate observation networks, is offering an innovative suite of long-term weather and climate forecasting tools called OmniCast as part of its Energy Solutions portfolio. The OmniCast product suite is ...


    By Earth Networks, Inc.

  • Energy Department Invests $6 Million to Support Commercial Building Efficiency

    The Energy Department today announced up to $6 million in funding to deploy and demonstrate four emerging energy-saving technologies in commercial buildings across the country. These projects will help businesses cut energy costs through improved efficiency, while also reducing carbon pollution. Last year, commercial buildings consumed about 20 percent of all energy used in the United States at ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • NASA Transfers Operational Control Of Environmental Satellite

    The Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellite, a partnership between NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), was transitioned to NOAA operational organization control Feb. 22. The transition marks the next step of the mission that supports NASA's Earth science research and NOAA's weather forecasting missions. Suomi NPP continues the observations of ...

  • Tall Towers Fitted to Track CO2 Emissions

    BOULDER, Colorado, July 31, 2007 (ENS) - A new sensor in what will be a nationwide network for tracking carbon dioxide is now monitoring the air over Colorado's Front Range. A 1,000 foot tall tower east of Erie is one of 12 such towers that are being fitted with instruments by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA, to capture the regional ebb and flow of atmospheric carbon. ...

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