Sahara Dust pollutes Southern Greece – this is how Lufft Ceilometers can help

In March 2018, the Southern part of Greece suffered from a severe Saharan Dust outbreak. The dust had been driven across the Mediterranean due to strong south winds. By means of the Lufft CHM 15k ceilometer, it could be monitored professionally…

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Meteorological early warning systems in high-risk areas

Since 1980, the number of extreme weather events has almost tripled. Through the use of early warning systems risks are to be detected in time and potential damage can be kept small. After the devastating tsunami on the coast of Thailand in the winter of 2004 and triggered by an undersea earthquake tidal wave in Fukushima in 2011, originated on the Philippines a big measurement network. On this Lufft was involved with the intelligent compact weather stations WS502-UMB. How the story went on, you can find out here…

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The Earth in temperature change and climate change: An overview

Climate change is on everyone’s lips. There’s hardly a single news broadcast or international conference in which the subject is not brought up. But how will climate change affect our lives on Earth, and what will be different? Up until now, one thing has been clear: we are facing a rapid warming of the Earth.

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Forest fires, drought and floods: Extreme weather in Australia

When we think of Australia, stunning landscapes, spectacular wildlife and beautiful beaches come to mind. But Down Under, there are also extreme weather conditions such as floods, drought and heavy rain. The question which follows is: Why have these extreme weather conditions become so much more intense in recent years?

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