Singapore's National Environment Agency (NEA) and The Bureau of Meteorology (the Bureau) have signed a Strategic Relationship Arrangement (SRA) to embark on a multi-year collaboration programme on weather and climate research in the Maritime Continent with a focus on the impact in Singapore and the wider Southeast Asian and Indo-Pacific regions.Read More
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To ensure early warning systems for all can become a reality, countries must invest more into state-of-the-art data and technology. The concept of early warning is extremely relevant today and will be an important subject for the future.Read More
Weather phenomena can impact our travels, and self-driving cars are no different from us in that sense. Inclement conditions can create challenges for autonomous vehicles. Reflections from wet roads can confuse cameras; and dirt and condensation from fog and mist can disrupt sensors, making it hard for cars to accurately perceive the world around them.Read More
Economic losses from drought, floods and landslides have rocketed in Asia. In 2021 alone, weather and water-related hazards caused total damage of US$ 35.6 billion, affecting nearly 50 million people, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).Read More
The 8th Asia Climate Forum International Conference on Ideas and technologies to build resilience and mitigate climate related hazards is scheduled to take place from 18 – 20 April 2023 at Suntec Convention and Exhibition Centre, Singapore.Read More
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’.
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 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 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 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.
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.
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?
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 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.