UK Met Office to share in funding boost for earth observation sector

UK Met Office to share in funding boost for earth observation sector

November 30th, 2022

The UK Government has this week made a significant investment in the UK’s Earth Observation sector. Of a budget of up to £200m, the Met Office will receive £11.73m. In the announcement of the package, the UK Government recognises that Earth Observation is a ‘vital science and a growing industry’.

New Learning Portal for the African Meteorological Society

New Learning Portal for the African Meteorological Society

November 30th, 2022

The newly founded African Meteorological Society (AfMS) has worked in collaboration with the UK’s Royal Meteorological Society to produce a suite of learning resources for their website africanmetsociety.org.

EWR Radar Systems selected for a cloud seeding project in Southeast Asia.

EWR Radar Systems selected for a cloud seeding project in Southeast Asia.

November 30th, 2022

EWR Radar Systems has been selected to provide its solid-state C-band weather radar technology for a cloud seeding project in Southeast Asia. A pioneer in solid state weather radar technology, EWR will supply the latest offering from its line of solid-state weather radar systems – the E900 Series Dual Polarization Doppler Weather Radar.

Vaisala powers Ethiopiaís new weather radar network with solar energy

Vaisala powers Ethiopiaís new weather radar network with solar energy

November 30th, 2022

Vaisala unveils a new era in sustainable and reliable weather insights by powering Ethiopia’s new weather radar network with solar energy Utilizing clean solar energy power will allow Ethiopia’s new weather radar network to operate with highest availability so decision-makers can focus on safety.

MFI further develops SUS project for BMKG in Indonesia

MFI further develops SUS project for BMKG in Indonesia

November 30th, 2022

MFI is currently going through an intensive phase of training for Indonesian Agency for Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics (BMKG) staff in Indonesia as part of the SUS Project. During October 2022 7 training sessions of 10 days each were carried out, some in France and others in Indonesia. A further 80 sessions will be carried out before the end of 2023.

EWR awarded contract to support U.S. Marine Corps MRS Portable Doppler Radar Program

EWR awarded contract to support U.S. Marine Corps MRS Portable Doppler Radar Program

November 30th, 2022

The Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Pacific of the United States Department of the Navy has announced that EWR Radar Systems has been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract providing Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) for their Portable Doppler Radar program.

Pakistan floods: High time South Asia come together to combat heavy climate challenges

Pakistan floods: High time South Asia come together to combat heavy climate challenges

November 28th, 2022

If the region fails to deal with the climate change threat, the consequences will be global and thus, finding an effective response to the threat should be seen as global public good, a study said. The devastating floods that affected lives and economy in the South Asian nation of Pakistan this year have rung the warning bells across the globe.

New free webinar: Air quality, energy, climate, and public health: Isnít Good Air Quality a Human Right?

New free webinar: Air quality, energy, climate, and public health: Isnít Good Air Quality a Human Right?

November 25th, 2022

Poor air quality is the third leading cause of premature mortality (trailing only high blood pressure and smoking), leading to almost 7 million fatalities every year. Challenging air conditions exist globally, with particular problem areas in Asia. In this webinar, we’ll outline how businesses, NGOs, and scientists are working to solve this noxious problem.

Plans revealed for £2bn tidal barrage featuring container terminal, flood defence and rail and road links

Plans revealed for £2bn tidal barrage featuring container terminal, flood defence and rail and road links

November 25th, 2022

Plans have been revealed for a £2bn tidal barrage across The Wash, a bay in East Anglia between Lincolnshire and Norfolk, which will feature the world’s first tidal energy-powered deep sea container terminal, act as a flood defence and have rail and road elements. The 17.

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