Graw, a leading manufacturer of radiosondes and upper air sounding systems, has completely redeveloped its radiosonde technology with the introduction of its new DFM-17 model. The radiosonde features a new design boasting remote initialization and reliable data acquisition up to an altitude of 40km (25 miles).
Presenting its Time 1 portable infrasound sensor, first-time exhibitor Seismo Wave is demonstrating how infrasound monitoring can be used to detect extreme weather events such as tornadoes and hurricanes.
Trialled by the UK Met Office as part of its Boundary Layer research project, the newly released FT205 ultrasonic wind sensor from FT Technologies has been constructed using a graphite and nylon composite, making it extremely light and ideally suited for drones engaged in environmental monitoring.
Environmental and industrial measurement specialist Vaisala has unveiled its new Autosonde AS41 automatic sounding system at Meteorological Technology World Expo 2018, taking place in Amsterdam, Netherlands, from October 9-11.
Italian meteorological organization Centro Epson Meteo - Expert Meteo is using Verne Global’s high performance computing forecasting (HPC) bare-metal infrastructure solution, hpcDIRECT, to halve the time taken to create simulation models, it has been announced at Meteorological Technology World Expo 2018.
Helzel Messtechnik will present its unique WERA land-based ocean radar, which has been designed to provide high-resolution ocean current maps for ranges of >200km offshore, along with significant wave height and directional wave spectra. The first installations were completed in January 2018.
Barani Design Technologies will showcase its latest line of WMO-compliant wireless micro-weather stations, based on helical solar shield technology designed to prevent the leading causes of inaccurate data in a range of environments.
ClimaCell will showcase it's breakthrough microweather software, currently used by airline operator JetBlue, which leverages new sensing technologies and wireless networks to present a more granular picture of the weather.
Long-time exhibitor Lambrecht Meteo has expanded its product portfolio with the new Modbus series, which includes sensors for all key meteorological parameters, including wind direction and speed, precipitation, humidity, temperature, air pressure and global radiation.
Created in 2002 against a backdrop of growing concerns related to climate change and its socio-economic impact, Meteo France International (MFI), a subsidiary of the French national meteorological service Météo-France, is tasked with designing and implementing turnkey modernization projects for national meteorological services, exporting Météo-France’s expertise throughout the world.
Promoting its initiative to develop and deploy low-cost weather instrumentation globally, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) will be at Meteorological Technology World Expo to demonstrate its 3D-printed automatic weather station (3D-PAWS), which can be used as a low-cost surface observation solution for less developed, data-sparse regions of the world.
Radiometrics will showcase its SkyCast wind and thermodynamic profiling system, which
provides continuous, real-time profiles of boundary layer wind, temperature and humidity.
A SkyCast system typically incorporates a boundary layer or tropospheric radar wind
profiler, MP-3000A thermodynamic microwave profiler and, optionally, an AWP-4000
acoustic sodar wind profiler offering high vertical resolution for low-level winds.
LCJ Capteurs boasts its own integrated research and development facility, providing the
flexibility to design and produce sensor units tailored to the customer’s specifications. This
can be a custom variation of an existing product or a specific unit built from scratch. All
sensors are factory tested with data logged against each serial number.
The UK division of Campbell Scientific will exhibit the most recent versions of its digital
sensors, dataloggers and solutions for environmental monitoring. Products on display this
year include Campbell’s CS136 optical sensor for cloud height and the CS216 temperature
and relative humidity probe.
Delegates in search of the latest developments in soil moisture sensing technology should stop by Delta-T Devices’ booth, where the company will be demonstrating its range of soil sensors for different applications.
Introducing a new line of solar spectral sensors at this year’s event, first-time exhibitor Spectrafy’s SolarSIM combines simple, rugged hardware and advanced analytics to provide data about broadband solar irradiance (GHI, DNI), spectral solar irradiance, UV-A and UV-B radiation, PAR, aerosols, water vapor and the ozone layer.
Scisys, a leading producer of integrated solutions and products for earth observation and remote sensing systems, has improved its 2met! product line-up with a number of features that allow it to deal with all current and future satellite technology and data.