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MeteoGroup presents WeatherSuite at the International Weather and Climate Forum in Paris

MeteoGroup is updating weather presenters from all over the world on the 'Future of Weather Presenting’ at the International Weather and Climate Forum in Paris.

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Spliethoff optimizes efficiency with MeteoGroup SPOS9 Weather Routing

Weather Routing is an important tool for Spliethoff to ensure the maximum safety for crews, cargoes and vessels. At the same time it helps to save time, money and, of course, fuel. MeteoGroup SPOS is used on board about 100 vessels of the Spliethoff Group, as well as in the office.

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Winter 2017/18 UK End-of-Season Report

Britain went against the flow, having the past winter colder than average. The temperature was ~0.5°C below the average over England and Wales and ~1°C below the average over Scotland, compared to a climatology based on the most recent 10 years.

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Winter 2017/18 Netherlands End-of-Season Report

Similar to the previous four years, the winter of 2017-2018 as a whole went quite smoothly.  However, the differences between the individual months were large. One of the top ten warmest months of January ever in De Bilt, was followed by the coldest February since 1996.

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27% chance of rain at 2 p.m., what does it mean?

'A 27% chance of rain at 2 p.m.' What does it actually mean?' BBC4 asks Nikki Berry, Senior Meteorologist on the MeteoGroup UK team, about how to properly read the BBC weather app.

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Road Weather Forecast Performance, Winter 2017-2018

We have measured our forecast quality, taking a strict user perspective. We apply scores which are scientifically sound and still intuitively understandable. We inspect weather situations where road services are most vulnerable. Still we accept the limitations of road weather observations for verification purposes. Following the suggestion of the Institution of Civil Engineers we compare the forecasted road frost against the actual observed.

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Efficient de-icing at Schiphol limits flight delays

The de-icing process at airports requires time and manpower and significantly impacts the airport’s departure capacity. Knowledge Development Centre Schiphol (KDC Schiphol) – a partnership between various governmental organisations and KLM – has requested MeteoGroup to develop a model to help them better predict when ice can be expected to form on the wings of an aircraft.

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Vliegen zonder vertraging: de-icing op Schiphol

De 'de-icing' van vliegtuigen kost tijd en mankracht en heeft grote invloed op de vertrekcapaciteit van de luchthaven. MeteoGroup is door het Knowledge Development Centre Schiphol (KDC Schiphol)- een samenwerking tussen verschillende (overheids)organisaties en KLM - gevraagd om een model te ontwikkelen om de ijsvorming op vliegtuigvleugels beter te kunnen voorspellen.

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MeteoGroup introduces new version of leading shipping weather routing solution, SPOS9

MeteoGroup, the global weather authority, introduces a new version of its market leading weather routing solution SPOS (Ship Performance Optimization System). The new version, SPOS9, enables captains to safely navigate the globe with minimal fuel consumption and emissions, by calculating and recalculating optimum routes and anticipating oncoming weather and sea conditions. With SPOS9 its easier than ever for captains and ship owners to save fuel and time and increase ship safety.

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Meteorologische ondersteuning van zomerfestivals essentieel

Sinds het drama van Pukkelpop in 2011, waar hevig noodweer aan vijf mensen het leven kostte, is ‘weerbewaking’ op festivals en evenementen een belangrijk item. Maar wat houdt dit in? En hoe houd je de risico’s voor je festival onder controle?

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Provincie Limburg goed voorbereid op Russische Beer

De winter zit er weer op. Veel mensen zijn blij. Toch zijn er ook mensen die dat best jammer vinden. Gladheidsbestrijders Frits van de Weijer en Ard Swinkels, van de Provincie Limburg geven in het magazine van de provincie, Limburg.org juist aan blij te worden van Russische beren die ons land komen teisteren. Zij waren goed voorbereid en konden daarom die beer wel aan! 

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Provincie Limburg niet bang voor Russische Beer

De winter zit er weer op. Veel mensen blij. Toch zijn er ook mensen die dat best jammer vinden. Gladheidsbestrijders Frits van de Weijer en Ard Swinkels, van de Provincie Limburg geven in het magazine van de provincie, Limburg.org juist aan blij te worden van Russische beren die ons land komen teisteren. Zij waren goed voorbereid en konden daarom die beer wel aan! 

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