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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The new Lufft cloud height sensor is market-ready!

Since 2011, the CHM 15k cloud height sensor has been part of the Lufft portfolio – initially as Jenoptik retail product. Since 2014 it has been an integral part of the Lufft range of optical sensors. Over the years, however, we have discovered that the CHM 15k cloud height sensor doesn’t meet all demands. The idea to develop a “smaller” and at the same time more affordable version was born…

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What does Vienna’s water supply have to do with the snow depth in the Alps?

The water supply of the city of Vienna stems from high-source water pipelines of the Lower Austrian-Styrian Alps. Here, snow depth measurements play a major role. In the following, we explain, why this is so relevant and how it is monitored…

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New from Lufft: The laser-based snow depth sensor SHM31

In future, one of our new products will support weather services, road operators, operators of winter sport areas and energy producers in the field of environmental monitoring: The SHM31 is able to deliver snow depths of up to 15 meters. It represents an advancement of the SHM30, which came onto the market in mid-2009.

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