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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Learning by doing: a Lufft weather sensor for a special school project

Thanks to the financial support of generous donors, the Integrated Comprehensive School in Ludwigshafen-Edigheim was able to acquire a professional weather sensor from Lufft. A project group guided by informatics teacher Pascal Deneaux was able to recruit BASF, a local bank, a plumber company and several parents as sponsors.

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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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What are the Advantages of Ultrasonic Wind Sensors?

In the following blog post Helmut Hager, Head of the Calibration Laboratory at Lufft, shows us what distinguishes ultrasonic windsensors from other sensor types.

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