New InterMET.digital free webinar - Weds 19 January

New InterMET.digital free webinar - Weds 19 January

January 7th, 2022

Climate Change Special Report, Episode 2: the business opportunities of climate change models and analytics. As the world continues to understand the climate crisis, business and other opportunities will arise to provide meaningful solutions. In the second part of our climate change series, we will focus on water and air quality.

Impact-based forecasting informs anticipatory action

Impact-based forecasting informs anticipatory action

December 23rd, 2021

As the economic and human impacts of extreme weather and climate change increase, forecasts not just of what the weather will BE, but of what the weather will DO are vital to save lives and livelihoods. As a result, there is a paradigm shift towards impact-based forecasting, driven by the international meteorological and humanitarian community and facilitated by leaps in science and technology.

Biral sensors to play key role in giant wind farm

Biral sensors to play key role in giant wind farm

December 15th, 2021

Biral is to supply 140 of its SWS-050 visibility sensors to Hollandse Kust Zuid, which will be one of the biggest and first fully merchant offshore wind farms in the world. The sensors for this huge project are being used to control the aviation obstruction lights on top of the turbines for its customer Orga BV.

Baron radar used to ensure space launch safety

Baron radar used to ensure space launch safety

December 15th, 2021

The United States Air Force has selected Baron Weather, Inc, the worldwide leader in critical weather intelligence, to provide a cutting-edge weather radar system and data display technology that will play a vital role in the safety of space launch operations. In 2022, Baron will install a 250-kilowatt Klystron C-band dual-polarization radar at Patrick Space Force Station in Florida.

New senior appointment at Baron

New senior appointment at Baron

December 8th, 2021

Sherman Wilcox has been named Chief Development Officer of Baron Weather Inc. Wilcox has been with Baron for nearly 20 years, previously serving as the Software Development Manager where his vision and direction led to the development of many of Baron’s most pioneering software products.

White Paper published on Sub-Saharan Africa weather forecasting

White Paper published on Sub-Saharan Africa weather forecasting

December 6th, 2021

Urgent investment in African weather forecasting aids weather-and climate-resilient future and contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals across the continent: joint paper by the GCRF African SWIFT and ForPAc SHEAR projects.

South Asia Flash Flood Guidance System

South Asia Flash Flood Guidance System

November 22nd, 2021

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.

Yacht with observing floats sails the Atlantic

Yacht with observing floats sails the Atlantic

November 18th, 2021

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.

European met agencies collaborate to improve forecasting

European met agencies collaborate to improve forecasting

November 17th, 2021

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.

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