weather forecasting

GPS technology improves weather forecasting

Researchers at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology's SPACE Research Centre and the Bureau of Meteorology are using GPS and low earth orbit satellites to provide an additional type of temperature profile observation for use in weather forecasting computer models.

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Fri, 13/07/2012 - 10:16
Fri, 07/13/2012

Disasters: Smart weather data can make a difference

“When should we plant?” is a question increasingly being asked by small farmers in sub-Saharan Africa who depend on rain-fed agriculture.

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Tue, 21/02/2012 - 16:50

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Tue, 02/21/2012

Timely Upgrade of Weather Information Systems

The United States Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), with funding support from the U.S. State Department and USAID’s Office of Foreign

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Tue, 21/02/2012 - 16:29

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Tue, 02/21/2012

Advanced Tool for Weather Forecasting Turned On Aboard NPP

Experts managing the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellite, formerly the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Preparatory Project, say that the spacecraft has just turned on an instrument that will make it extremely suited for weather forecasting.

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Mon, 13/02/2012 - 15:37
Mon, 02/13/2012

NASA Finally Launches New Climate Satellite, Highlighting Need For Funding New Monitoring Capabilities

In the predawn hours last Friday, the National Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System Preparation Project satellite (let’s just call it NPP for short) was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, five years after its originally scheduled launch date.

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Thu, 03/11/2011 - 13:52
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