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The following pages offer diverse examples of projects that we have accomplished with our customers around the world. Different examples from a variety of countries and applications will give you an idea of how requirements of customers and measuring sites have been transformed into professional solutions. To achieve this, we work in close cooperation with our customers to best tailor a solution to meet their data needs and the site requirements and add in our many years of expertise in the form of experienced sales engineers, experts in specialized application areas, and professional project management for a successful project implementation. We would be happy to publish your project! To submit, please contact us

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Hydro-Met Station with WTB100 and WS501 in Malaysia

Malaysia - Department of Irrigation and Drainage - WTB100 - WS501 - hydro-meteorology - weather station

Success story of our Malaysian sales partner from TCK e-solutions Sdn Bhd installing a hydro-met station for the Department of Irrigation and Drainage Malaysia. Read the whole story in the linked project description...

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Old container, new station: WS600 part of air quality measurement system in Kutaisi

Air Quality Measurement in Kutaisi, Georgien with WS600 - ELKO - LEPL National Environmental Agency

An air quality measurement station including a Lufft WS600 all-in-one weather sensor was installed by our local system integrator ELKO LLC in Kutaisi, Georgia in May 2017. Find more details in the project description...

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VENTUS-X-UMB field test in Norway

Super heated VENTUS-X-UMB field test in Norway- AVINOR - HOUM

In a project, launched in January 2016, the Norwegian airport systems integrator Avinor has tested a new VENTUS-UMB model with an enhanced heating power. Find out, how the sensor has performed...

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Meteorological data monitoring at photo-voltaic power plants in the US

Solar monitoring with WS500 and WS503 in Imperial Valley, USA

The Imperial Valley Solar Company has built the largest photo-voltaic power plant of the USA and the Lufft WS500- and WS503-UMB compact weather sensors are an important part of this project. Another large project in the US was the solar plant installation at the Regional Training Institute of the National Guard in Fort Pickett, Virginia.

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Lufft WS200 wind sensors on a research station in the Antarctica

Orcada Research Station in Antarctica equipped with WS200 wind sensors by American Traffic in 2011

In 2011 Lufft sales partner American Traffic from Argentina won a tender to equip an research station in the Antarctica with Lufft wind sensors. The Orcadas station exists since 1903 and is the oldest one which is still in operation. It serves continental glaciology, seismology, sea-ice-zone glaciology (since 1985) and meteorological observations (since 1903).

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Lufft ceilometers used in large meteo networks of DWD & KNMI

Lufft ceilometers used in large meteo networks of DWD & KNMI

In 2015, two big tenders were won by Lufft – one from the “KNMI” (Dutch Royal Weather Service), and the other one from the biggest German Weather Service “DWD” (“Deutscher Wetterdienst”). Both of them were looking for a cloud height sensor capable of measurements up to 12 kilometers into the sky.

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Lufft Snow Height Sensor SHM30 at ICIMOD-Station in Yala Glacier, Nepal

Snow depth sensor at Yala Glacier Himalayas Nepal as part of meteorological monitoring stations - base camp

Three of twelve meteo stations Langtang Valley, Himalayas, Nepal are equipped with Lufft SHM30 snow depth sensors. The solar-powered measurement sites deliver information for glaciological, meteorological, and hydrological fieldwork.

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Meteorological Weather Station at River Bank of Bosna in Vranduk

Meteorological Weather Station at River Bank of Bosna in Vranduk

Our Bosnian distributor ALEM Sistem d.o.o. supplied the hydropower plant of Vranduk with a meteorological station including a Lufft WS600 compact weather sensor for monitoring temperature, relative humidity, air pressure, wind direction and speed, precipitation intensity as well as quantity.

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Weather- and Runway Observation for airports / Aviation Weather / Airport Weather (AWOS)

Weather- and Runway Observation for airports / Aviation Weather / Airport Weather (AWOS)

The Lufft sensors from the WS-product family are in operation on airports worldwide for real time weather observations. Moreover, the active and passive road- / runway sensors (IRS31-UMB and the ARS31-UMB) are in use on the runways for measurement of water film height or road surface temperature and freezing temperature, for example.

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Mobile weather sensor MARWIS in operation on airports - Italy

Mobile weather sensor MARWIS in operation on airports - airport weather - aviation weather - Italy

The mobile weather sensor MARWIS is succesfully in operation on several airports in Italy, like Airport Bergamo BGY, Airport Venedig, Airport Triest and others.

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German Winter Service / Winter Maintenance trusts in Mobile Road Weather Sensor MARWIS

German Winter Service / Winter Maintenance trusts in Mobile Road Weather Sensor MARWIS

The following two examples show, that many German Winter Service / Winter Maintenance trusts in Mobile Road Weather Sensor MARWIS...

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Road Weather information Network (ARWIS) with open system architecture - USA / Michigan MDOT

Road Weather information Network (ARWIS) with open system architecture - USA / Michigan MDOT

End of 2012 Lufft USA won the bid for the installation of 20 new ARWIS systems (ice warning systems) for Upper Peninsula in Michigan. The acceptance of the bid resulted not only from the price evaluation of the available deals, it was also rated the technical solution.

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Road Weather Information System network (RWIS) in Russia / Motorway M5 Ural

Road Weather Information System network (RWIS) in Russia / Motorway M5 Ural

The Russian route M5 (also known as the Ural Highway) is a major trunk road running across a distance of 1879 km from Moscow to the Ural Mountains. In a long-term project 98 road weather information stations (RWIS) will be installed along this motorway by our partner OJSC Moscow Roads. 42 RWIS stations are already in operation.

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Ice Warning Systems, Austria - AMS Helfenberg - Federal State of Upper Austria

Ice Warning Systems, Austria - AMS Helfenberg - Federal State of Upper Austria

Lufft UMB-technology in state-wide winter maintenance monitoring network. The Federal Government of Upper Austria operates a state-wide monitoring network of approximately 100 ice warning stations. Lufft UMB technology is used as part of an upgrading and expansion process. So far, more than 50 UMB systems including IRS31-UMB, ARS31-UMB, WS600-UMB and R2S devices have been installed.

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Installation of 73 Ice Warning Stations (RWIS) in the Czech Republic

Installation of 73 Ice Warning Stations (RWIS) in the Czech Republic

In the Czech Republic we installed with our general partner ChanGroup s.r.o. 73 ice warning systems. The systems usually consist of our ultrasonic wind sensor Ventus-UMB, the radar rain-sensors R2S-UMB, color cameras as well as one active and one passive road sensor (IRS31-UMB and ARS31-UMB). At a few stations you can also find our "all-in-one" weather stations from the WS-family.

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Wind measurement with High Speed Train operations, China

Wind measurement with High Speed Train operations, China

The compact weather stations WS500-UMB and WS600-UMB from Lufft provides reliable wind measurements along high speed rail lines in China. As the trains travel at speeds of up to 400 km/h, wind speed-dependent control of train speeds is essential. For this purpose, wind measurement stations like the WS500-UMB and WS600-UMB are installed at 5 km intervals along the track. Measurement data are processed in real time.

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Weather Measurement in Extreme Conditions - Whistler Mountain

Weather Measurement in Extreme Conditions - Whistler Mountain

Whistler Blackcomb mountain is a premiere winter resort in British Columbia Canada. Some months ago our subsidiary "LufftUSA" installed the first Ventus-UMB ultrasonic anemometer atop a main ski lift on the Whistler mountain. The first winter storm passed leaving the entire mountain and all mechanical equipment covered in snow and ice... except the Ventus-UMB.

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Weather Monitoring network equipped with Lufft wind sensor VENTUS

Weather Monitoring network equipped with Lufft wind sensor VENTUS

In 2010 we won a tender for 30 ultrasonic anemometers (as a part of meteorological weather stations). The National Weather Service of Mexico (CONAGUA) wanted to build weather stations in the southwest of Mexico (States of Chiapas and Tabasco).According to the customer, Ventus-UMB is a very robust, yet precise sensor with a very good price / performance ratio. Moreover, data transmission via the SDI-12 protocol is in the opinion of CONAGUA a great product advantage. So the customer decided to construct the stations with our product.

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Meteorological Network of weather stations trusts in Lufft Sensors in Italy

Meteorological Network of weather stations trusts in Lufft Sensors in Italy

Between 2009 and beginning of 2010 a huge meteo measurement network with more than 100 stations were build in the north and middle of Italy (Emilia Romagna, Ligurien, Toscana). The aim of the project was the extensively coverage for measurement of all important environmental data such as temperature, humidity, rain fall, wind speed and wind direction.

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Smart Solar Monitoring / PV Monitoring with Smart Weather Sensors

Smart Solar Monitoring / PV Monitoring with Smart Weather Sensors

Our all-in-one weather stations are integrated into many Smart Solar Monitoring / PV Monitoring systems and provides measurement datas for temperature, relative humidity, air pressure, wind direction and wind speed.

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Wind energy in Norway - Icing of wind sensors? Not with the ultrasonic wind sensor VENTUS!

Wind energy in Norway - Icing of wind sensors? Not with the ultrasonic wind sensor VENTUS!

Renewable energy in Norway is getting more and more important! The government has spent the goal that the use of renewable energy should increase strongly over the next years. Wind power plays a major role in this endeavor. Norway is climatically and topographically one of the most interesting locations for wind energy in Europe - but it is barely tapped by now. Our customer, the power company "Nordkraft Vind" wanted to change this and therefore built the wind farm "Nygardsfjellet" in the region Narvik.

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Ultrasonic Wind Sensor for Smart Wind Turbine Control - Polaris / USA

Ultrasonic Wind Sensor for Smart Wind Turbine Control - Polaris / USA

The American wind turbine manufacturer Polaris trusts for their wind turbine applications anemometers from Lufft. Over 50 wind turbines have already been equipped with our ultrasonic anemometers Ventus-UMB and V200A-UMB.

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AgMet - Monitoring of microclimate weather in wine yards- Hungary

AgMet - Monitoring of microclimate weather in wine yards- Hungary - Lufft Automatic Weather Sensor WS600

Winegrowers in Pécs, Hungary's fifth largest city, rely on Lufft. The all-in-one sensor WS600-UMB measures all relevant meteorological data at the place of installation. Based on the results, far-reaching decisions can be taken.

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Building Automation - Smart Lufft-Sensor on Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) in Athens

Building Automation - Smart Lufft-Sensor on Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) in Athens

In Athens the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), which was designed by Renzo Piano, is built. It will host the the National Library of Greece and the Greek National Opera. We are part of this actual largest buliding project in Greece in form of a WS601-UMB compact weather sensor.

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Lufft Handheld Device for Calibration purposes - XA1000 in use of BMB Laboratory in Zagreb

Lufft Handheld Device for Calibration purposes - XA1000 in use of BMB Laboratory in Zagreb

MTB inzenjering d.o.o. is a trade partner of our industrial measurement instruments in Zagreb, Croatia and our partner for ten years already. They are expanding their own laboratory (BMB laboratory) for calibration of relative humidity devices. For this, they recently needed a new, highly precise hand held device for reference measurements.

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Monitoring of clima-sensitiv finds in an archaeological exhibition

Monitoring of clima-sensitiv finds in an archaeological exhibition

A majority of archeological sites are climate sensitive; therefore, the surrounding environment must be continuously and reliably monitored. The exhibition organizers have put their trust in Lufft sensors! Nine of our OPUS20E dataloggers and 36 external temperature and humidity sensors have been installed at the exhibition. All sensors and dataloggers are connected via LAN in the network.

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Mexico - HydroMet Calibration Vehicle with WS501 weather station on board - IGS Hydro

Mexico - HydroMet Calibration Vehicle with WS501 weather station on board - IGS Hydro

The Office of Meteorology and Hydrology in Mexico equipped a vehicle with measurement technology for verification of their Hydro-Met stations. We are proud that they decided to choose our smart WS501 compact weather station (All-in-one) for measurement of the meteorlogical parameters.

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Energy-saving in the holiday paradise: The Constance Hotels and Resorts rely on WS504

Energy-saving in the holiday paradise: The Constance Hotels and Resorts rely on Luffts automatic weather stations WS504

The Constance Hotels & Resorts have sites in Mauritius, in the Seychelles and the Maldives. There, the operators mounted automatic weather stations including the weather sensor WS504 and the precipitation meter WTB100 from Lufft for a special purpose...

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Weather monitoring at German Landfills

Weather monitoring at German Landfills

According to the Landfill Regulation and Federal Emission Law in Germany it is mandatory on landfills to monitor weather data such as temperature, precipitation, evaporation, wind direction and speed. This is not only good for environmental protection purposes but also for the residents nearby. In this regard two new Lufft weather stations and one Lufft wind sensor were set up recently in Hamberg and Esslingen.

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Weather measurement during FIFA Confederations Cup 2013 / FIFA World Cup 2014 - Brazil

Weather measurement during FIFA Confederations Cup 2013 / FIFA World Cup 2014 - Brazil

The compact weather station WS301-UMB is part of a mobile station for measurement and monitoring of climate measurements during the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013 and the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil. All soccer stadiums that took part on the FIFA Confederations Cup were already equipped with this stations.

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Weather Philippines - Weather Warning Service with Lufft WS502-UMB

Weather Philippines - Weather Warning Service with Lufft WS502-UMB

WeatherPhilippines Foundation, Inc. (WPF) aims to deliver critical and accurate weather information to aid local governments, communities, and individuals in disaster preparedness and timely response to variable weather conditions.WPF has deployed more than 400 Automated Weather Stations (AWS) across the country, and intends to install 600 more with the help of private sponsors and site partners who would like to participate in this cause.

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Measurement of fine dust in combination with Lufft weather sensors

Measurement of fine dust in combination with Lufft weather sensors

Our compact weather stations are part of monitoring stations for measurement of fine dust, manufactured by our customers Grimm Aerosol Technik GmbH and PALAS. The fine dust measurement stations have proved a success the world over.The Lufft compact weather stations WS300-UMB, WS500-UMB, WS600-UMB are used for monitoring of climate data. Thanks to the Lufft sensors the stations will not only deliver data about particle matter and the GPS location but also provide meteorological information.

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Weather Forecasting under Extreme Conditions in Russia - Megafon Russia

Weather Forecasting under Extreme Conditions in Russia - Megafon Russia

The National Weather Service in Russia has about 1.800 weather stations which are distributed over the entire area of Russia. That's not enough to cover weather extremes everywhere. So the Russian National Weather Service wants to create a compression ratio of measurement points.

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7th Largest Wind Farm Replaces Mechanical for Ventus Ultrasonic Sensors

Wind turbine anemometer / nacelle sensor wind sensor VENTUS - wind turbine performance

Summary of how Performance Engineer at AES, Tristan Lee, was able to optimize the performance of its aging fleet using latest in technology, that includes the Lufft Ventus Ultrasonic Wind Speed and Wind Direction Sensor.

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KNMI - Field test of the Lufft / Jenoptik SHM30 laser snow depth sensor

laser snow depth sensor Jenoptik SHM30 Lufft SHM30 field test KNMI

Field test report of the Lufft / Jenoptik SHM30 laser snow depth sensor, conducted by Netherlands weather service KNMI.

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