Met Éireann announced that it is to join forces with national weather services in Denmark, Iceland and the Netherlands, to jointly operate a new supercomputer that will bring significant advancements to short-term weather forecasting.Read More
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Robert “Bob” Baron, founder and CEO of Baron Weather, Inc. announced today that he has named Bob Dreisewerd President and CEO. Dreisewerd, a 15-year veteran of Baron management, brings a wealth of experience to his new role combining a strong technology and weather background with savvy business acumen.Read More
Extreme weather and climate change impacts across Asia in 2020 caused the loss of life of thousands of people, displaced millions of others and cost hundreds of billions of dollars, while wreaking a heavy toll on infrastructure and ecosystems.Read More
Activities on capacity building and improvements of early warnings of flash floods – one of the deadliest natural hazards, in South Asia region are advancing with the South Asia Flash Flood Guidance System (SAsiaFFGS) Radar Hydrology Training.
For the first time, a sailboat loaded with dozens of measuring instruments, will sail the Atlantic Ocean to replenish the global Argo profiling floats in hard-to-reach locations. This will contribute to the real-time observation and stewardship of the Ocean, with a minimal carbon footprint.
Baron has been chosen to provide a state-of-the-art Coupled Atmospheric Water and Ocean (CAWO) modeling system to the Indonesian Agency for Meteorological, Climatological and Geophysics (BMKG). The modeling system is a new emerging technology in the field of “metocean” prediction.
Countries contributing to the Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS) Initiative have announced commitments for new investments of US$ 20 million for early warnings systems in Africa, and additional financing for the Caribbean region. The initiative has been widely lauded as a success story in terms of building resilience to extreme weather and saving lives and livelihoods.
Vaisala has announced the launch of Vaisala Cirrus Sounding System MW51, a state-of-the-art sounding system that delivers industry-first capabilities, including readiness to conduct simultaneous upper air observations, to provide unprecedented visibility into rapidly changing weather conditions and enhance forecasting accuracy.
A Met Office Hadley Centre dashboard monitoring key indicators of global climate is providing an authoritative way to stay up to date with the current state of the climate.
The Zimbabwe Government, through its Meteorological Services Department has chosen Baron, the worldwide leader in critical weather intelligence, to provide weather technology that will greatly improve public safety. Five Baron Gen3 C-band dual-polarization weather radars will be installed throughout the country along with ten Baron Lynx Advanced Forecaster Workstations.
The WMO, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) are to announce a new United Nations Coalition Fund to significantly improve the collection of essential weather and climate data and boost the international response to climate change.