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  • WMO weather information system improves access to data

    An international information system designed to improve and expand the exchange of data on weather, climate and water will help boost food security around the world, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Researchers Recreate European Weather

    A comprehensive analysis project will recreate the weather across Europe for the past 30 years. Precipitation, temperature, wind and air pressure, etc. are described at ground level and 30 km up in the atmosphere. The result is highly interesting for research and climate adaptation alike. Satellite information, weather reports and many computing hours on powerful supercomputers are behind the ...

  • WeatherBug Professional Selected to Provide Live, Local Weather Information to Support SESCAM Emergency Services Operations in Spain

    Real-time Weather Stations, Advanced Weather Visualization, and State-of-the-Art Nowcasting System based on Total Lightning Data to Help Large Regional Healthcare Organization Provide Faster 24/7 Helicopter Medevac Services GERMANTOWN, Md. - WeatherBug®, the leading provider of consumer and professional weather products and services and operator of the largest weather observing and ...


  • Popular Weather Monitoring Software Interfaces with Columbia Weather Systems

    Weather View 32 (tm) software for PC and WeatherSnoop(tm) for Mac now operate with any weather station from Columbia Weather Systems. Previously available only for the modular Capricorn 2000 line, these popular third-party software packages now interface with the Weather MicroServer, making them compatible with the all-in-one weather stations including Orion, Magellan and Vela professional ...

  • New Modular Weather Station from Columbia Weather Systems

    Introducing the Capricorn FLX™ – the new generation modular weather station from Columbia Weather Systems. The “Flex” maintains the modular system of individual sensors for optimal selection and placement. Sensor options include: wind speed and direction ...

  • Bringing the Science of Weather to the Sport of Fishing / Weather Data and the Competitive Edge

    Jim was raised in upstate New York where his first committed sporting endeavor was bow hunting.  Jim has a natural drive to be the best he can be, so when an old timer told him that the key to superior hunting skill was to keep a journal and monitor animal habits and weather conditions, Jim took that advice to heart. By the time he was 20 Jim had moved into the world of predator fishing and ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • Extreme Weather Map Shows 3,527 Monthly Weather Records Shattered in 2012

    In 2012, there were at least 3,527 monthly weather records for heat, rain and snow broken by extreme weather events that hit communities throughout the U.S., according to an updated interactive extreme weather mapping tool and year-end review released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council. The 2012 tally exceeds the 3,251 records smashed in 2011 and catalogues these record-breaking ...

  • Cranfield University goes to the extreme for weather

    Cranfield University is co-ordinating a national project to develop a new online toolkit to help tackle the problem of increasingly extreme weather conditions. The toolkit should provide government, emergency services, urban planners, small businesses and local communities with critical coping strategies to improve resilience to impacts of extreme weather events such as floods, heatwaves and ...


  • Do clouds affect climate and weather?

    Scientists from the National Centre for Atmospheric Science in the UK travelled to Chile to determine how huge swathes of cloud hanging over the southeast Pacific are impacting climate and weather on Earth. The team believed their work would help correct a number of errors found in the climate models used today. The findings will make it easier for scientists to predict future climate change, ...

  • The weather outside is .... hot and getting hotter

    Each month the the US National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) releases two assessments, one national and one global, of the previous month"s climate. These reports include information on the temperature and precipitation levels experienced nationally and globally. Warmer-than-average ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Extreme Weather and Climate Change – They are linked!

    It is now possible to estimate the influence of climate change on some types of extreme events, such as heat waves, drought, and heavy precipitation, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The relatively new science of extreme event attribution has advanced rapidly in the past decade owing to improvements in the understanding of climate and weather ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Managing extreme weather events and risks

    A comprehensive international report on managing the risks of extreme weather events has confirmed what scientific evidence has already concluded; that climate change is a leading cause of dramatic weather extremes and without adequate preparation, the econnomic and social consequences could be dire. The 592 page Special report on managing the risks of extreme events and disasters to advance ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Coastal communities urged to stay informed

    ‘We may be expecting higher than average tides on New Year’s Day but people do not need to panic.’ That is the message from the Environment Agency as it continues to inspect and repair flood defences on the Lincolnshire coast damaged by last week’s tidal surge. John Ray, of the Environment Agency, said: “Astronomical tide levels for the first week of January are ...

  • UN weather agency calls for improved climate observations

    The UN weather agency marked World Meteorlogical Day by calling for improvements to climate observation technologies to help people and economies adapt to climate change, climate variability and extreme weather. The Day – observed in Geneva – commemorated the entry into force on 23 March 1950 of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Convention, and the following year WMO was designated ...


    By United Nations

  • Federal Water Scientists Prepare to Weather the Big Storms

    Reston, Virginia - With the start of the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season less than a week away, the U.S. Geological Survey, USGS, says it is better prepared than before to help the nation cope with the three to five major storms forecast for this year. The federal agency says it can offer improved monitoring of conditions on the ground from flooding and storm surge, enhanced ability to navigate in ...

  • Hot summer weather exacerbating ozone pollution

    Unusually high temperatures this summer may be contributing to poor air quality in many European cities. Thresholds to protect health from ground-level ozone have been exceeded across Europe in recent weeks, according to preliminary data reported to the European Environment Agency (EEA). Ozone pollution has serious effects on health, especially for older people and children, or those with ...

  • New Vela ™ Multi-Sensor Weather Station

    The new Vela (pronounced Vay-luh) Weather Station from Columbia Weather Systems combines the ease of an all-in-one sensor package with the reliability and affordability of mechanical wind sensors. In addition to wind speed and direction, the sensor module incorporates barometric pressure, as well as ...

  • PLC Weather Station Adds Stand-Alone Monitoring

    Columbia Weather System’s proprietary monitoring devices -- the Weather Display Console, WeatherMaster™ Software, and the Weather MicroServer™ -- are now compatible with the PLC-compatible Orion 420 Weather Station. The Orion 420 Weather Station features 4-20 mA current output ...

  • NASA Invites Media To Space Weather Enterprise Forum

     NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will deliver the keynote address at the annual Space Weather Enterprise Forum Tuesday, June 4, at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Auditorium and Science Center, located at 1301 East-West Highway in Silver Spring, Md. ...

  • New Weather Master Software with SQL database

    Columbia Weather Systems has released a significant upgrade of their proprietary WeatherMaster™ Software – version 4.0. - The new “dot-net” platform speeds up development time, making it easier to add features and develop custom versions. - Now with an expandable SQL database, WeatherMaster 4.0 can archive an even wider range of meteorological and calculated parameters. ...

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