weather monitoring technology News

  • Protecting your investment in weather monitoring technology

    When you buy a weather station from Columbia Weather, we help protect your technology investment by recommending accessories that may be useful to your particular installation. To prevent the possible disruption of weather data during an ice storm we offer a couple of options. For Capricorn 2000 Weather Stations, we recommend a heated rain gauge and the heavy-duty EX wind sensor with the ...

  • New Netbook Weather Monitoring

    For weather monitoring applications requiring a dedicated computer or mobile applications where size and weight are an issue, the new Weather Master(TM) Software Netbook Package is available for use with any weather station from Columbia Weather Systems. Display screens are optimized for the smaller monitor size. Package price includes netbook computer, Weather Master Software with setup and ...

  • Weather Monitoring for Conservation at Fish Barrier

    Migration of the invasive Asian Carp through the Mississippi River system into the Great Lakes has the potential to devastate native fisheries throughout the region. Smith-Root, an environmental engineering firm, has developed a proprietary technology for an electric fish barrier to prevent such migration. Their technology uses the most efficient electric field pattern for guiding the fish with ...

  • 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 ...

  • Air quality monitoring from Enviro Technology

    For over 25 years, Enviro Technology has developed an enviable reputation as a world leader in air quality monitoring. More importantly, through research and innovation ET has perfected products which push the industry forward, yet still fulfil the exacting standards set out by Defra. We’ve picked up a few awards along the way too, such as the first ever MCERTS CAMS approval for our open-path ...

  • Webinar invitation: Smart PV Monitoring with Smart Weather Sensors – Register now!

    You are invited to our webinar about best practise in various uses of smart weather sensors in PV monitoring applications. In this webinar we will explain how, in addition to solar radiation, other environmental factors affect the productivity of utilities. This webinar is free for all to attend. Once registered, you’ll receive an email ...

  • NPL trials identify improved bioaerosol monitoring technology

    Trials conducted by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have identified improved methodologies for sampling and measuring bioaerosols at composting facilities. Commissioned by Defra, the first project began in 2008 and the results of a larger series of trials will be published later this summer. Background As the UK seeks to reduce the quantity of waste going to landfill, there ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Earth Networks - WeatherBug Showcasing Weather and Lightning Research and Technology Innovations at AMS 2013

    Earth NetworksSM the operator of the largest weather, lightning and climate observation networks and owner of ...


    By Earth Networks, Inc.

  • Environment Agency builds new technology into rain monitoring network

    During recent trials conducted by the Environment Agency (EA) and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), in cooperation with the UK Met Office, OTT Hydrometry’s Pluvio2 raingauge exceeded the target performance requirements of the assessment and over 100 units have now been purchased by the EA. As a result, the quality of monitoring data will be improved and the cost of running ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Security Features Added to Weather MicroServer

    Columbia Weather Systems' Weather MicroServer now supports SNMP v3 which adds privacy and authentication to the Simple Network Management Protocol. Users can monitor and manage devices on IP network applications that are affected by weather conditions such as the telecommunications industry. Developed for a U.S. Air ...

  • The Importance of a Dedicated Fire Weather Network

    Forest Technology Systems Ltd. (FTS) recently appointed an independent party to explore a common concern in the Fire Weather monitoring community: dedicated networks of remote automated weather stations (RAWS) for the primary purpose of predicting wildfire danger vs. repurposing existing networks of meteorological weather stations. With wildfires around the world increasing in frequency as well ...


    By FTS

  • PVMET-150 Weather Station Released

    RainWise Inc. is pleased to announce the release of the PVMET-150, our next generation precision weather station for commercial and utility grade PV suppliers who require the highest caliber in sensors for exceptionally accurate monitoring data. The standard PVMET-150 comes with a precise second-class thermopile pyranometer to allow for dependable, bankable data, and is mounted on a tilting ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • OTT launches new Smart Weather Sensors

    Specialist hydrometeorological instrumentation company OTT Hydrometry has a long history in the development of leading edge sensor technology and the latest additions to the company's family of weather monitoring instruments exemplify the company's focus on high levels of performance combined with both simplicity of use and minimal maintenance. The newest version of the Pluvio2 offers the most ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • First global wind speed data from UK TechDemoSat-1 open new prospects for weather monitoring and forecasting

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has developed the first ever global wind speed products based on reflected GPS signals, using data from the UK TechDemoSat-1 satellite. This demonstrates the potential of this technique to improve sampling of ocean surface winds, as well as improve weather monitoring and forecasting by complementing existing satellite measurements from scatterometers and ...

  • New WatchDog Compact Ultrasonic Weather Station!

    Plainfield, IL – Spectrum Technologies, Inc., a leading manufacturer of weather stations and data loggers, is proud to introduce their new WatchDog® Ultrasonic Station. Smaller than a can of soda, Spectrum Technologies’ new WatchDog® Ultrasonic Station measures wind speed and direction, air temperature, humidity, dew point, wind chill, and barometric pressure. The WatchDog® Station handles ...


    By Spectrum Technologies, Inc

  • Bad weather is good news for OTT Hydrometry

    OTT Hydrometry, the specialist manufacturer of environmental monitoring equipment, has announced that 2015 was its best year ever in the UK. “Product sales were very good across all ranges,” comments Managing Director Nigel Grimsley. “Our water quality, level and flow monitors all performed very well; as did out meteorological, datalogging and telemetry instrumentation.” ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • 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 ...

  • Locus Technologies Forms Alliance with UNC Asheville's NEMAC to Advance Cloud Software Solutions in the Areas of Weather, Climate Change Data, GIS, an

    Locus Technologies (Locus), an industry leader in web-based environmental, energy, and compliance software, and UNC Asheville's National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center (NEMAC), an applied environmental research center that creates tools to address the challenges and opportunities of human interaction with the environment, announced a broad alliance today. Locus and NEMAC signed ...


    By Locus Technologies

  • On-Site Calibration with weather sensors from Lufft

    Sometimes it is not possible to renounce for your meteorological stations for several days to ship them for calibration to a calibration laboratory. Nevertheless, the measurement technique should be calibrated at least every two years – The solution is on-site calibration! Two examples of such service I would like to present in more detail in this blog post: Lufft ...

  • New hydromet technologies on show

    The OTT Hydromet stand (No. 19) at WWEM 2018 will be focused on the latest technologies for monitoring hydrology, meteorology and water quality. With an emphasis on continuous monitoring, OTT will unveil: a new optical nitrate sensor, the ECO-N; new ion-selective electrodes for the Hydrolab multiparameter sondes; and the HydroCycle-PO4 continuous phosphate monitor.   ...


    By OTT HydroMet

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