Seamless data thanks to mobile weather sensors

Here in Germany the days are getting colder and the winter services is already on alert – a good time to think about monitoring the road weather as seamlessly as possible! In the following you find facts and figures on road safety and some recommendations of measurement systems that provide efficient and almost gapless information.

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Lufft weather sensors are used where others failed

Visperterminen is a municipality in the district of Visp in the Swiss canton of Valais. Among other things, the highest vineyard in Europe is located here. It is also a popular winter sports area with an idyllic view of the highest mountains in Switzerland. The chairlift has recently been equipped with a weather station, which provides the community with helpful weather data…

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MARWIS supports efficient de-icing of aircrafts

Let´s think about a wintry scene at the Schiphol Airport (Amsterdam, NL): De-iceing machines surrounding an aircraft engulfed in clouds of smoke. As you may can imagine, the de-icing process takes time as well as manpower and significantly impacts the airport’s departure capacity. Learn in this blog entry how MeteoGroup can better predict when ice can be expected to form on the wings of an aircraft and how MARWIS supports this forecast!

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Safety vs. Environment Protection: Study Discovers Increasing Salt Levels in Lakes

A recent study published by the US-American National Academy of Sciences revealed an increasing chloride amount in rural and urban freshwater lakes around the American continent. The scientists believe, that mainly road salt distributed on icy roadways is to blame for this. But how to stop this process without huge investments?

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