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Machine learning and its radical application to severe weather prediction

September 9, 2019

In the last decade, artificial intelligence (“AI”) applications have exploded across various research sectors, including computer vision, communications…
Using artificial intelligence to better predict severe weather

July 22, 2019

When forecasting weather, meteorologists use a number of models and data sources to track shapes and movements of…
Falling levels of air pollution drove decline in California’s tule fog

April 15, 2019

The Central Valley’s heavy wintertime tule fog – known for snarling traffic and closing schools — has been…
Freely shared satellite data improves weather forecasting

February 8, 2018

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA launched the Joint Polar Satellite System, the first in an…
Tiny particles have outsize impact on storm clouds, precipitation

January 26, 2018

Amazon rainforest provides a unique natural lab to study effects of aerosols  Tiny particles fuel powerful storms and…
Forty years of Meteosat

November 23, 2017

ESA’s first Earth observation satellite was launched on 23 November 1977. When the first Meteosat satellite took its…
Will it rain? Monitoring program puts crucial info in hands of remotest farmers

February 1, 2017

At a vegetable farm in West Africa, where the planting is done by hand, questions about weather boil…
GOES-R satellite could provide better data for hurricane prediction

March 30, 2016

The launch of the GOES-R geostationary satellite in October 2016 could herald a new era for predicting hurricanes,…
Vaavud, a start-up with the wind in its sails

September 16, 2015

Technologist visits former DTU student Andreas Okholm to follow up on this wind meter he got the idea for four…
Weather Point 2.0 – weather station on your keychain

June 29, 2015

How do you know what weather it is going to be after five minutes? How do you know…
Student helps fine-tune next generation of weather satellites

June 5, 2015

University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate student Thomas Polivka has publicly identified a flaw in new satellite remote sensing technology…
Rice-designed Flood Alert System performs well

May 27, 2015

The Rice University and Texas Medical Center Flood Alert System 3 performed up to spec and beyond during…
CASA radar tracks tornadoes down the street and up to the minute, literally!

March 24, 2015

A new generation of smaller, highly capable radar systems in the Dallas/Fort Worth area is able to track…
Time-lapse photos and synched weather data unlock Antarctic secrets

November 21, 2014

Brown University researchers use remote data-gathering equipment to study long-term meteorological and geological forces at work in Antarctica.…
NRL Reveals New Meteorological Insight into Mid-Level Clouds

July 22, 2014

Research meteorologists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Marine Meteorology Division (MMD) and Scripps Institution of Oceanography,…
Safer flying with satcom weather app

April 29, 2014

Pilots using a satellite service can now receive inflight updates on weather hazards and warn other aircraft of…
Climate report struggles with temperature quirks

September 20, 2013

Scientists working on a landmark U.N. report on climate change are struggling over how to address a wrinkle…
China’s hottest August for more than 50 years

August 30, 2013

China has experienced its hottest August for more than half a century, weather authorities said, after a summer…
Distorted GPS signals reveal hurricane wind speeds

July 16, 2013

By pinpointing locations on Earth from space, GPS systems have long shown drivers the shortest route home and…
90 million laser shots bring wind satellite back on track

April 19, 2013

Developing new ways of monitoring Earth is always demanding, but ESA’s Aeolus mission has faced some particularly difficult…
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