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Future ocean warming boosts tropical rainfall extremes
23rd February 2021

Future ocean warming boosts tropical rainfall extremes

Ocean warming predicted to cause a twofold increase in amplitude of rainfall fluctuations over the tropical Pacific. The El...

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WMO boosts regional cooperation in Asia-Pacific
22nd February 2021

WMO boosts regional cooperation in Asia-Pacific

The Typhoon Committee, which symbolizes the successful cooperation between WMO and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for...

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Artificial intelligence can boost disaster management
17th February 2021

Artificial intelligence can boost disaster management

The World Meteorological Organization is participating in a new interdisciplinary Focus Group to contend with the increasing prevalence and...

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Scintec announces new product launches for 2021
13th February 2021

Scintec announces new product launches for 2021

The year 2021 continues to pose a challenge to individuals all over the globe. Societies respond. Demands and markets are changing. People...

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A new lightning warning system from Biral
9th February 2021

A new lightning warning system from Biral

Volcanic activity and imminent eruptions can be detected with a novel new lightning warning system. In 2020 alone, the Smithsonian...

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Extreme weather events surge in number and impact - OTT Blog
4th February 2021

Extreme weather events surge in number and impact - OTT Blog

The weather is becoming deadlier. The past two decades brought nearly twice as many natural disasters as the 20 years before. Rising...

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New: webinar on the global weather enterprise
2nd February 2021

New: webinar on the global weather enterprise

The Global Weather Enterprise Forum (GWE Forum) will host its third webinar on Tuesday 16 February, from 14.00 to 15.30 UTC. The...

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Vaisala webinar - weather intelligence in your port
1st February 2021

Vaisala webinar - weather intelligence in your port

Join Vaisala in this webinar on Wednesday February 17 to learn more about how to take accurate measurements on ports, ships, and offshore...

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Filling the data gaps for effective adaptation investments
29th January 2021

Filling the data gaps for effective adaptation investments

The Systematic Observations Financing Facility - filling the data gaps for effective adaptation investments. Over the last two days, more...

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EEC selected to supply new weather radar to Hong Kong Observatory
22nd January 2021

EEC selected to supply new weather radar to Hong Kong Observatory

After many months of technical reviews and negotiations, the Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) selected EEC to supply a new Defender SK850...

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Why a green electricity grid depends on weather forecasts improving
15th January 2021

Why a green electricity grid depends on weather forecasts improving

Boxing Day 2020 was so blustery that more than half of the UK’s daily electricity was met by wind power for the first time. Just over...

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Will Global Warming Bring a Change in the Winds?
12th January 2021

Will Global Warming Bring a Change in the Winds?

Dust from the Deep Sea Provides a Clue. The westerlies—or westerly winds—play an important role in weather and climate both...

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Artificial intelligence, weather & climate change: free webinar, on demand

The latest webinar in our series on the business opportunities of extreme weather & climate change focused on the value of Artificial Intelligence (or AI) to the application of weather data.

The use of AI in conjunction with high powered computers and massive datasets is helping to revolutionise the accuracy and speed of weather forecasting. Using AI for forecasting isn't new, but the push to use it more often and in different ways is.

In this free webinar, our panel of leading experts from industry, academia and the public sector discussed AI's huge potential when it comes to weather affected enterprises.

The webinar has now ended, but can be viewed on demand.

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Lunar Gateway instruments to improve weather forecasting for Artemis astronauts

One of the first things people want to know before taking a trip is what the weather will be like wherever they are headed.

For Artemis astronauts travelling on missions to the Moon, two space weather instrument suites, NASA’s HERMES and ESA’s ERSA, will provide an early forecast. Weather in this case means energized, subatomic particles and electromagnetic fields hurtling through the solar system.

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