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2014-07-14 04:20:44

NEW DELHI and FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OIS Advanced Technology announces the availability of its Mobile Wind Profiler Radar for making vertical profiles of Wind Speed, Wind Direction, Temperature, and Relative Humidity at Farnborough International AirShow 2014 . The system can make Wind speed profiles from three to five kilometers, and Temperature and Humidity profiles up to 10 kilometers in height. Available in either fixed or mobile configuration...

2014-06-19 08:24:01

THE ONESITE(TM) REPORT: A DRAMATIC NEW STANDARD IN HAIL REPORTING PLANO, Texas, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynamic Weather Solutions Inc. (DWS), a group of Weather Data Scientists who offer software solutions to track, monitor and report severe weather events, proudly announces yet another revolutionary service. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140618/119418 Setting a new industry standard in site-specific and date-specific verification, this new OneSite(TM) Report offers...

ESA's FlySafe Project Adds New Dimension To Safe Flying
2013-01-15 12:24:35

ESA Migrating birds fly as long as it takes to get to their destination, no matter what obstacles are in their way. When that obstacle is an aircraft, the results can be deadly. According to the US Federal Aviation Administration, bird strikes have killed more than 231 people and destroyed over 220 aircraft worldwide since 1988. Satellites are helping to change this deadly scene. In 2007, ESA began the FlySafe project in partnership with the Dutch, Belgian, French and German Air...

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2011-11-11 04:35:05

Tornado-Hunting Radar Truck Seeks Wasatch Snow, Rain A truck-mounted radar dish often used to chase Midwest tornadoes is getting a workout in Utah this month as University of Utah meteorologists use it to get an unprecedented look inside snow and rain storms over the Salt Lake Valley and the surrounding Wasatch and Oquirrh mountains. “For students who love snow, it´s every bit as thrilling as chasing tornadoes,” says avid skier and atmospheric sciences Professor Jim...

Radar, Weather Systems At Odds With Wind Farms
2011-11-07 09:54:07

Wind farms are supposed to produce the energy of tomorrow, but growing evidence suggests they could be disrupting the military radar and weather tracking of today, reports Fox News. Government agencies that depend on radar, such as the Department of Defense and National Weather Service, are now spending millions of dollars to preserve their detection capabilities due to “blank spots” that are being caused by these wind farms. And some government officials are opposing...

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2011-07-12 14:08:58

Focus on deadly April 27, 2011, outbreak in Alabama and surrounding states It was one of the deadliest tornado outbreaks in U.S. history. Now scientists are organizing a research program to better understand the tornadoes that blew through Alabama and other southeastern states on April 27, 2011. Scientists at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) are analyzing radar data from that day, then merging the information with detailed storm surveys and other data. They hope to learn more...

2011-02-18 16:57:23

2011 AAAS symposium highlights aeroecology University of Oklahoma researchers are part of a growing cross-disciplinary collaboration that seeks to tap the potential of radar technologies to advance aeroecology"”a field that integrates atmospheric science, earth science, geography, ecology, computer science, computational biology and engineering. According to Phillip Chilson, professor in the OU School of Meteorology and Atmospheric Radar Research Center, radar technologies have the...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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