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  • IBM to provide next Met Office supercomputer

    The Met Office has signed a contract with IBM for its next-generation supercomputer that will underpin its weather forecast and climate research programmes until 2013. The extra computing power means the Met Office can achieve even more-accurate and detailed short-range weather forecasts through high-resolution computer simulations. It will allow greater use of ensembles — multiple simultaneous ...


    By The Met Office

  • CustomWeather Continues Broadcast Success with LiveTouch

    CustomWeather, Inc., a specialized provider of high resolution weather forecast and alert services, announces that Somerset, NJ-based LiveTouch Broadcast Solutions has selected CustomWeather as their weather provider. LiveTouch is a producer of complete multi-touch screen solutions for TV broadcasters. The partnership with LiveTouch is an exciting development ...


    By CustomWeather, Inc.

  • Successful despite stagnant economy

    The stagnating global economy impacts Switzerland and Eastern Switzerland in particular. However, not all businesses in Eastern Switzerland are affected, as an article by the regional TV broadcaster "Ostschweizer Fernsehen" shows. The St. Gallen company Meteomatics is the best example of an innovative, well-functioning company. It defies, among other things, the skills shortage and continues to ...


    By Meteomatics AG

  • CustomWeather Launches CWView: Animated Weather Model Portal for Energy and Commodity Traders

    CustomWeather, Inc., a specialized provider of high resolution weather forecast and alert services, has announced the availability of a critical graphical weather forecasting tool, CWView. The CWView weather model portal is a powerful tool tailored for professional users with a working knowledge and understanding of weather’s impact on their business, ...


    By CustomWeather, Inc.

  • North Sea Coast weather and flood warnings

    Strong winds and large waves could cause minor disruption along the North Sea coast on Thursday from Yorkshire to Essex. Spray and waves may overtop sea walls and people are urged to stay safe and avoid coastal paths and promenades. The high winds and localised flooding on roads could make driving conditions difficult in coastal areas. Stay up to date with the latest weather forecasts and ...

  • Monthly Market Update - November 2014

    Electricity and Gas prices were broadly unchanged from the start of the November to the end, however there was some volatility during the month. Earlier on, some bullishness was seen due to renewed nervousness over the situation in Russia and Ukraine. Later in November, there was a large spike with prices hitting the highest points for a number of months. This was due to new colder weather ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Global Weather Forecast: “Hot and Hotter with Chances of Extremely Cold Days”

    Last month was the third warmest May since NASA satellites began taking the temperature of the planet 35 years ago, and was also the warmest May that did not fall within an El Niño Pacific warming event – which could mean a record-breaking appearance this year by the fearsome “Child”. Scientists in the US says the global average was 0.33°C warmer than the seasonal ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Weather and climate get a supercomputing boost in Australia

    Two new supercomputers ordered today by the Bureau of Meteorology and The Australian National University (ANU) will deliver 12 times the power of previous models, ensuring Australia is at the forefront of international weather forecasting and climate modelling. The Bureau and ANU have selected Sun Microsystems to deliver two state-of-the-art supercomputers capable of processing the vast amount of ...


    By Australian Government

  • Soil moisture and ocean salinity satellite ready for launch

    A new European Earth observation satellite will be launched in the early hours of Monday morning (2 November 2009) from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia. The European Space Agency (ESA) Soil Moisture & Ocean Salinity (SMOS -- pronounced SMOSS) satellite aims to measure both moisture levels in the Earth's soils and the saltiness (salinity) of the surface waters of the world's oceans ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • SMHI has been selected as Sweden`s Most Modern Agency

    The Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, SMHI, has won the award for Sweden's Most Modern Agency 2013. The award was presented by the Minister for Public Administration and Housing Stefan Attefall at a conference on quality and operational development at the end of November. “Collaboration and transparency are key guiding principles for our business, and this award is a great ...

  • Hot Filters in a Cold Climate

    Chris Withers, CEO of Caldo Engineering visited Yaroslavl in Russia last month during the intensely cold weather that was widely reported in the UK. ‘The first I heard of it was in a weather forecast at 5.00 am on my way to the airport’ said the Bromsgrove-based engineer. ‘By the time I got to the Slavneft site it was –30°C. The hot gas filter is located outside and is fully exposed to the ...


    By Caldo Consultants

  • CustomWeather and Sailer Environmental, Inc. Launch Alert Service for Storm Water Sampling Compliance

    CustomWeather, Inc., a specialized provider of high resolution weather forecast and alert services, announced a joint endeavor with Sailer Environmental, Inc. to offer Storm Water Sampling Alerts. The alert service provides an important compliance tool for industrial facilities covered by a General Permit for the Discharge of Storm Water from Industrial ...


    By CustomWeather, Inc.

  • MeteoSwiss inaugurates innovative Lidar measuring system

    A Light Detection and Ranging (Lidar) weather measurement system was officially launched at the MeteoSwiss weather forecasting headquarters in Payerne, yesterday. The high-tech instrument is the only one of its kind in the world able to provide continuous data on the vertical distribution of humidity in the atmosphere up to an altitude of 10 km. It works by firing a laser beam vertically into ...

  • 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

  • WEAM4i successful final workshop!

    On April 6th 2017, WEAM4i Final Workshop was held in Barcelona to present the results of the project and its success case studies During the event, the achievements of WEAM4i smart tools which lead to better efficiency in irrigation – of both Water and Energy – were illustrated by WEAM4i consortium. The tools were demonstrated in different sites in Spain, Portugal and Germany. The ...


    By Meteosim S.L.

  • MACC Air Quality Forecast Now Available From CERC

    The latest MACC air quality forecasts for the UK are now available from the CERC website. The map shows the forecast using the UK Daily Air Quality Index. The map shows pollution from four individual pollutants (nitrogen dioxide, ozone, and particulates PM10 and PM2.5) and an overall value, which is the highest DAQI value from any pollutant. Forecasts are available for four days ahead. The UK ...

  • UK Met Office advances severe weather forecasting

    The Met Office has announced significant developments in its science and technology capability to provide more precise pinpointing of where and when extreme rainfall will occur, helping to strengthen the UK’s resilience to major severe weather events. The latest advances mean that severe rainfall forecasts will now be available a further day in advance and the location of individual storms will ...


    By The Met Office

  • 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 ...

  • Thursday, July 28, media event to announce selection of green jobs grantee moved to indoor location in Kansas City, Mo.

    A weather forecast calling for extreme heat has caused EPA Region 7 to relocate an outdoor news conference indoors on Thursday, July 28, to recognize the Metropolitan Energy Center (MEC) of Kansas City, Mo., as the selectee for a 2011 EPA Brownfields Job Training Grant. EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks and Kansas City, Mo., Mayor Sly James will recognize MEC for being selected from a ...

  • MACC air quality forecast now available from CERC

    The latest MACC air quality forecasts for the UK are now available from the CERC website. The map shows the forecast using the UK Daily Air Quality Index. The map shows pollution from four individual pollutants (nitrogen dioxide, ozone, and particulates PM10 and PM2.5) and an overall value, which is the highest DAQI value from any pollutant. Forecasts are available for four days ahead. The UK ...

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