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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • NYMEX September Natural Gas futures Mostly Flat as Output Hits all-time High Over Weekend

    Houston — NYMEX September natural gas futures stayed relatively flat on Monday as production reached an all-time high over the weekend and diminished momentum gained last week. As of 10:26 am EDT (1426 GMT), the NYMEX front-month contract increased 0.20 cent Monday to $2.948/MMBtu, trading in a range of $2.903/MMBtu and $2.950/MMBtu. US dry gas production fell 500 MMcf/d day on day to ...


    By S&P Global Platts

  • Climate for forecasters

    ESRL researchers spent three days with National Weather Service forecasters in April, during a workshop designed to share scientific information about climate change, its impacts, and communicating with the public about the issues. About 50 people attended the climate seminar, drawn from Weather Forecast Offices across the West. “I look at you as the first responders, the front-line people ...

  • California Governor activates excessive heat emergency plan

    In view of National Weather Service forecasts of temperatures in the 90s and 100s for much of California during the rest of the week plus concerns over increased levels of smoke and air pollution from hundreds of wildfires, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today directed state agencies to implement Phase II of California's Contingency Plan for Excessive Heat Emergencies. 'We are coordinating with ...

  • Gender conference empowers women in provision and use of weather and climate services

    The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is spearheading a drive to ensure that weather and climate services embrace the special needs and strengths of women to reduce their vulnerability to disasters and climate change and realize their potential as champions of community resilience. The Conference on Gender Dimensions of Weather and Climate Services will focus in particular on climate ...

  • Resilience360 and Riskpulse Combine to Create leading Supply Chain Risk Management Solution

    Columbia Capital, Greenspring Associates and DHL today announced to jointly acquire Riskpulse to scale the business in combination with Resilience360. Incubated in DHL’s global Innovation Center, Resilience360 provides an end-to-end supply chain risk assessment and monitoring solution. It has become an independently operated company under the management of Rising Tide Digital ...


    By Riskpulse

  • Ethiopia’s modernises their meteorological infrastructure with state of the art radar system and instrumentation

    To help reliably monitor and forecast weather, and thus minimize the impact of weather and climate hazards, Vaisala will modernise Ethiopia’s weather and climate observation and forecasting systems. The value of the project is EUR 13 million. Vaisala will deliver a turnkey meteorological solution for the National Meteorology Agency (NMA) in Ethiopia. The project expands the Ethiopian ...

  • Current major flooding in US a sign of things to come

    Major floods striking America’s heartland this week offer a preview of the spring seasonal outlook, according to NOAA’s National Weather Service. Several factors will contribute to above-average flood conditions, including record rainfall in some states and snow packs, which are melting and causing rivers and streams to crest over their banks. This week, more than 250 communities in a dozen ...

  • Sutron Corporation Agrees to Acquire IPS Meteostar, Inc.

    Sutron Corporation (NASDAQ: STRN), a global leader in hydrological, meteorological, and oceanic monitoring products, systems, software and services, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the commercial and operating assets of IPS Meteostar ("IPSM") for a cash purchase price of $4,175,000 and the assumption of certain liabilities of up to ...


    By Sutron Corporation

  • ESRL helps develop a response system for airborne threats

    ESRL’s Rich Jesuroga pulled up a map of Fort Worth, Texas on his computer, and clicked the mouse once in a suburb. “Suppose there’s a toxic release here,” he said. Within one minute, Jesuroga, a researcher in ESRL’s Global Systems Division, learned that prevailing conditions would swirl the imaginary airborne toxin west. Within two minutes, he traced a polygon over the “hottest” part of the ...

  • Florida Lake Drops to Record Low Level

    WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (ENS) - Water levels in Lake Okeechobee are expected to fall to the lowest on record this week, threatening an important source of drinking water for nearly five million people and the Everglades during South Florida's worst known drought. The nation's second-largest freshwater lake held at nine feet on Tuesday, less than a half-inch above the previous record of 8.97 ...

  • Atmospheric and Environmental Research Teams with NOAA on Hail and Severe Storms Risk Management Initiative

    A collaboration announced today uses NOAA research and data to help the insurance industry anticipate and react to storm damage, saving time and money. The alliance between Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) and the NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) supports the research and development of operational weather risk management solutions for ...

  • 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 with the ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Edward Davey speech: Climate Change, Acting on the Science

    Introduction It’s a great pleasure to be here today supporting the work of the Met Office and your partners. In a previous guise in the Business Department, I had Ministerial responsibility for the Met Office. I’m proud of that association. And Britain should be proud of its Met Office and our national excellence in weather and climate science. If there is one thing we Brits know ...

  • Hourly Ground-Level Ozone Forecasts Now Coast to Coast

    WASHINGTON, DC, October 3, 2007 (ENS) - Ground-level ozone forecasts, for years a key predictor of air quality in major U.S. cities, are now posted and mapped online on an hourly basis throughout the lower 48 United States. Ground-level ozone is a main ingredient of urban smog, that brown cloud hanging over the skylines of urban areas. 'Poor air quality is a silent killer, responsible for tens ...

  • Air Quality Awareness Week in the US from 28 April

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Weather Service are urging Americans to 'Be Air Aware' during Air Quality Awareness Week, April 28 - May 2, 2008. Upcoming State and Local Air Quality Awareness Week Activities As Follows California San Joaquin Valley - The National Weather Service - San Joaquin Valley ...

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