Remote Sensing Instruments for Weather and Climate

Microwave Instruments for Weather & Climate Meckenheim, Germany — Remote sensing at microwave frequencies by Radiometer Physics GmbH enables continuous observations of clear sky, cloudy, and rainy atmospheres. Therefore, it is the method of choice for ground-based operational networks for atmospheric…Read more Remote Sensing Instruments for Weather…

Warm water creeps into Central Pacific

Otherwise-calm | by By Carol Rasmussen, NASA’s Earth Science News Team Online — After a mild La Niña late last year, temperatures, convection and rainfall rates in the equatorial Pacific Ocean returned to normal by early April of this …

Vaisala’s Lightning Detection Technology Delivers the Most Precise Measurements

Siemens Extends 15-year Cooperation with Vaisala Online — Sensors built by Vaisala detect over 98% of all cloud-to-ground lightning flashes. The network of sensors locate these ground lightning flashes with a median accuracy of better than 200 me…

World Meteorological Organization’s CIMO TECO-2018 Conference

The world’s largest meteorological event | October 2018 Online  —  The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has published its preliminary program for CIMO TECO-2018, taking place in Amsterdam, Netherlands, from October 8-11. CIMO TECO-201…

The Future of the Global Weather Enterprise:

Opportunities & Risks Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS) Abstract “Changes to the global weather enterprise are providing opportunities and risks for its future development. “The Global Weather Enterprise (GWE) encom…

“Drones’ role in agriculture increasing”

NIR & Visible Camera Imaging “Dwayne Reed has a hard time imagining his job as an agricultural consultant without the use of a cellphone and drone.” ‘It’s all about plant health,’ Reed said. ‘Plants reflect and absorb …