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Meteodrones Presentation at the University of Bern

“Meteodrones - revealing the unknown of the boundary layer” Until today a lack of relevant data from the boundary layer provokes forecasting errors of weather phenomena like fog and thunder, as they are caused in the boundary layer. To change that, Meteomatics...

Meteodrones Measuring Campaign

During the first two weeks of July Meteomatics performed a drone measurement campaign for meteorological soundings in the eastern part of Switzerland. Over 450 sounding flights were conducted with drones flying on five locations simultaneously: Altenrhein, Amlikon,...

St. Galler Tagblatt on the Meteodrones Measuring Campaign

On Wednesday the St. Galler Tagblatt published an article about the measuring campaign with our Meteodrones. During the campaign the Meteodrones were able to collect weather data from 5 different locations in Eastern Switzerland. The measuring campaign serves the...

Meteodrones on TVO

As part of a news story about the STARTFELD Diamant award, the TVO is broadcasting a report about our Meteodrones. With the Meteodrones project, Meteomatics qualified as one of the five nominees for the sought-after award, which honours the most innovative companies...

Meteodrones at the ECMWF

Meet Meteomatics at the UEF forum in Reading on June 8th – 10th 2015. The forum serves as a platform for exchanging ideas and experiences for users of the ECMWF forecasts. Dr Martin Fengler, CEO of Meteomatics, participates at the forum with a talk about the...

First Young entrepreneurs’ forum in St. Gallen

The first young entrepreneurs’ forum in St. Gallen is supposed to give insights in how to launch a business, for that purpose there are several workshops and two presentations from entrepreneurs. On this occasion, Dr. Martin Fengler is presenting Meteomatics’ research...

Meteodrone pilot project for the measurement of air pollutants

In the latest Cercl’ Air newsletter, an article about the Meteodrones’ air-quality-measurement campaign was published. Together with the department for environmental protection of the Canton Uri and the Phoster GmbH, Meteomatics tested the application of drones in air...

Meteomatics signs the Riga RPAS Declaration

In March 2015 representatives of the EU member states and the European Commission, as well as representatives of European Data Protection Authorities and the industry gathered in Riga to compile a strategy for the development of the European civil drones market. Both...

Hannover Exhibition Energy

Come visit us at the Hannover Messe in hall 27, booth F31 from 13.-17. of April! For the first time Meteomatics is represented at the world's biggest industrial fair. There are three halls focusing on the area of energy and gathering the pioneers of the energy...

Meteomatics is on the EnergieRundschau

Today’s published issue of the EnergieRundschau, is featuring an article about the importance of modern meteorology for the renewable energies sector. Composed by Dr. Nils Dorband, who is responsible for research and development at Meteomatics, the article focuses on...

Talk at the Institute of Geography, University of Bern

Meteodrones – discovering the secrets of the atmospheric ground-level with drones. Over the last three years the Meteomatics, together with MeteoSwiss and with support of the Federal office of Cilvil Aviation, has developed the concept of the Meteodrone. Up until now,...

Herausforderung Sonnenfinsternis-en

The solar eclipse on the 20th of March 2015, is putting the European power grid to the test. Especially countries with a high proportion of installed solar power capacity – like Germany, France and Italy – are facing the task to balance their power supply...

Meteomatics gehört zu den STARTFELD Diamant-Finalisten-en

Once a year, the STARTFELD foundation and the St. Galler Kantonalbank are honouring the most innovative Start-ups of the Eastern Cantons of Switzerland with the sought-after STARTFELD Diamant-award. To qualify for this award, Start-ups have to represent innovative...

How weather information influences your value chain

How weather information influences your value chain

The Intensive Study SME of the University of St. Gallen is a business management training for executives from SMEs and tailored to their needs. The theoretical content of corporate management, strategic management, personnel management, etc. are deepened by lectures...

Meteomatics as an expert on urban climate forecast modeling

Meteomatics as an expert on urban climate forecast modeling

The urban climate is in transition and due to building densification in the cities air flows and temperatures are changing. Climatological influences should now be taken into account in the urban development. Meteomatics provides insight into the performance of modern...

Icing Potential

Icing Potential

Icing Potential Icing is absolutely critical in aviation and in-flight icing on planes are the cause of multiple near-accidents or even crashes. Consequently, it is crucial for aviation to have reliable icing forecasts predicting the expected occurrence of icing on...

Precipitation Type

Precipitation Type

With the new parameter precip_type:idx you can query whether the precipitation is expected to come down as rain, rain and snow mixed, snow, sleet or freezing rain. This is particularly helpful in forecasting certain dangerous situations such as slippery roads caused...