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  • Weather underground featured in New York times

    Check out this article in the New York Times about Weather Underground featuring Alan Steremberg, the president and co-founder. Not only do they do a good job of convincing us of the need for a network of weather stations (not that any of us needed convincing), they also printed a stunning photo of Mr. Steremberg with his trusty Vantage Pro2 Plus. They do look good ...


    By Davis Instruments Corp.

  • We`ve come through the Ice Storm and into a New Year!

    RainWise has had a great year! Our big news, of course, is moving into a beautiful, modern plant in Trenton, Maine. This came right on the heels of our first ever participation in a European based international trade show. With our new spacious production floor and office facility set up for increased efficiency and volume, we have hit the ground running to fill orders from around the globe. ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • RainWise to Develop State-of-the-Art Online Weather Portal for Maine Firefighters

    RainWise Inc. has been awarded a contract with the State of Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry for an online National Fire Danger Rating Weather Station Network System to be funded through federal grants from the USDA Forest Service. This state of the art technology will provide Firefighters on the ground with up-to-the-minute local weather conditions for enhanced critical ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • FlowWorks Clients Now Have Direct Access to FTS Environmental Data

    FlowWorks is pleased to announce that users can now connect directly to Axiom™ data loggers made by FTS. Often used for hydrology, and a prominent in North American fire weather station networks where extreme duty is required, the touch-screen enabled Axiom loggers are well known for their rugged reliability and simplicity of operation. Users of FTS loggers can now access their data ...


    By FlowWorks Inc.

  • 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 soon ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • Mobile masts used in African weather monitoring

    Africa hopes to plug gaps in its weather and climate data by mounting automatic weather stations onto its extensive network of mobile phone masts. Less than 200 of its weather stations meet UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO) standards — compared to several thousand in Europe — leaving many smallholder farmers without forecasts. The vast majority of farmers in Africa practise rain-fed ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • RainWise, Inc. Celebrates 41 Years Of Service With Agricultural Roots

    RainWise, Inc., www.rainwise.com, is pleased to be celebrating more than 40 years of devotion to our clients based on our promise to helping both small and large scale farmers produce more from their land, while conserving resources like water and energy to help build a flourishing community through agriculture. RainWise has worked with agricultural industry leaders, distributors and companies ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • New network of weather stations in Sheffield

    OTT HydroMet is installing fifteen automatic weather stations as part of the University of Sheffield’s Urban Flows Observatory, which is led by the Departments of Civil and Structural Engineering, and Automatic Control and Systems Engineering (ACSE). The monitoring sites are conveniently located at Sheffield schools, and data from the stations will contribute to the project’s wider ...

  • Network of 80 Swiss weather stations to use SPN1 from Delta-T Devices

    We are delighted to announce that MeteoSwiss are purchasing SPN1 Sunshine Pyranometers to equip their network at around 80 weather stations in Switzerland. This followed a two year instrument comparison and a collaborative development project between Delta-T and MeteoSwiss. The image shows an SPN1 on Guetsch mountain at 2300m above sea level. The SPN1 Sunshine Pyranometer is an affordable ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • Vermont fifth-grader wins sun safety poster contest

    A fifth-grade student from Springfield, Vt. has won a national sun safety poster contest for creating a poster to raise peoples’ awareness to protect themselves from harmful ultraviolet rays. The student, Kayla Thibideau of Springfield, won the 2010 “SunWise with SHADE” poster contest because her poster received the most votes out of more than 20,000 votes cast on-line between ...

  • 2010 equals record for world’s warmest year

    The year 2010 ranked as the warmest year on record, together with 2005 and 1998, according to the World Meteorological Organization. Data received by the WMO show no statistically significant difference between global temperatures in 2010, 2005 and 1998. In 2010, global average temperature was 0.53°C (0.95°F) above the 1961-90 mean. This value is 0.01°C (0.02°F) above the nominal ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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

  • 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

  • Flood Control America Celebrates and Supports NOAA´s Flood Safety Awareness Week

    “NOAA’s National Weather Service does so much to promote flood safety, and Flood Safety Awareness Week is a shining example of that,” said FCA spokesman Bryan Fryklund, CFM. “We’re promoting this week on social media and our flood control blog to try to help get the word out about the importance of flood preparedness.” He said there is important information ...

  • Weather Analytics Expanding Network for Global Climate Intelligence

    Weather Analytics announced today the integration of new content from 32,000 weather stations, gathered from 53 public and private networks, into its enhanced weather collection database. Weather Analytics is adding the quality-assured data, selected from the Meteorological Assimilation Data Ingest System (MADIS), for integration with the company’s online platform at ...


    By Weather Analytics

  • Delta Ohm 2 axes meteorologic anemometer HD52.3 ( with temperature, humidity, pressure, solar radiation)

    The instruments of the series HD52.3D… are 2 axes ultrasonic static anemometers for measuring: • Wind speed and direction, U-V Cartesian components of wind speed, • Relative Humidity and Temperature (option, code “17”), • Diffuse Solar Radiation (option, code “P”), • Barometric pressure (option, code “4”).All models are equipped with ...

  • The global climate in 2007 - WMO

    The decade of 1998-2007 is the warmest on record, according to data sources obtained by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The global mean surface temperature for 2007 is currently estimated at 0.41°C/0.74°F above the 1961-1990 annual average of 14.00°C/57.20°F. Other remarkable global climatic events recorded so far in 2007 include record-low Arctic sea ice extent, which led to first ...

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