Weather Radar: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure

Type “Radar” into Google and you face a plethora of information about covert spy drones and military warfare systems. However the commercial weather radar systems in use today, while employing the same advanced technology, have a far more peaceful outcome. To understand a little more about why Radar is vital in weather forecasting, we need to go back to the history books on what is the Weather Surveillance Radar (WSR) and Doppler Weather Radar and how it evolved.

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Shipping software that keeps you out of danger

Oceans connect every continent in the world and present a tremendous opportunity to move cargo and goods in an efficient, swift and optimized way. However, with those efficiencies come many hazards that affect sea transport in the high seas.

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Expertise of ex-seafarers crucial for reliable ship routing advice

Trust arises when you speak each other's language. Each sector has its own specific characteristics and terminology, and this naturally includes shipping. Those who work on board know and feel what wind and waves do to a ship. Whoever sails as a senior officer has a deep sense of what a ship can handle and what performance a vessel can provide. For us at MeteoGroup it is important to have former seafarers in our weather rooms who use their knowledge and skills to deliver premium route advice.

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How the monitoring meteorologist keeps track of everything

It is the desk that’s always occupied: the monitoring meteorologist’s. Every country with a MeteoGroup office has a chief meteorologist on duty 24/7. He or she monitors the general weather situation, is primarily responsible for a large group of customers and ensures that the meteorological database is fully in line with the expected weather situation. Expertise counts, just as availability. We are always there.

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How Accurate Weather Data Helps Optimize Offshore Operations

Whether you’re working in The North Sea, West Africa, South East Asia, GoM, Middle East or elsewhere, accurate weather data is essential to increase operating thresholds on an offshore project.

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Industrial Snow

Undoubtedly humans are influencing the world’s climate. But we can also have an impact at smaller scale and shorter time frames – in other words, on the weather.

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Early Winter (November & December) Forecast Review

[ December 11, 2018 ] - Back in October, MeteoGroup and Prescient Weather presented two live webinars, detailing the highlights of our winter forecast. After last winter ended on an extremely cold note, with the "Beast from the East" sweeping in, there was much attention on what this coming winter would bring to Europe, with the webinars attended by hundreds of organisations.

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Weihnachtstauwetter- ohne Gewähr

Zu den sogenannten “Lostagen“, auch Singularitäten bzw. Witterungsregelfälle genannt, gehört ein meteorologisch recht bedeutsamer Regelfall: Das “Weihnachtstauwetter“.

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Flughafen Zürich startklar mit MeteoGroup

Der Flughafen Kloten in Zürich ist mit 270.000 Flugbewegungen pro Jahr der grösste Flughafen der Schweiz. Jedes Jahr ist es der Start- und Zielpunkt für über 30 Millionen Passagiere mit direkten Verbindungen zu 185 Zielen in über 72 Ländern. Es ist auch der Flughafen, der in den letzten 15 Jahren für seine Kundenfreundlichkeit und hohe Qualität immer wieder mit dem renommierten World Travel Award ausgezeichnet wurde. Für einen Flughafen bedeutet hohe Qualität mehr als nur saubere Badezimmer, gute Restaurants und schöne Einkaufsmöglichkeiten. Dazu gehört vor allem ein reibungsloser und zuverlässiger Flugbetrieb unter allen Wetterbedingungen. Die MeteoGroup hilft der Flughafen Zürich AG mit präzisen Wettervorhersagen, sich auf die sich ständig ändernden Winterbedingungen einzustellen.

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Zürich Airport ready for takeoff with MeteoGroup

For an airport, high quality means more than just clean bathrooms, good restaurants, and nice shopping. Above all, it means delivering smooth and reliable flight operations, under all weather conditions. MeteoGroup helps Flughafen Zürich AG with precise weather forecasts to prepare itself for the ever-changing winter conditions.

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