Monthly Archives: January 2012

Total Lightning Detection = Benefits for Energy, Aviation, Public Sector

by Earth Networks Vice President of International & Business Development Jim Anderson This month, Earth Networks begins a new partnership with Weather Decision Technologies. With the agreement, lightning data from both the Earth Networks Total Lightning Network™ (ENTLN) in North … Continue reading

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Mild Winter Weather Winners & Losers

– By Earth Networks – WeatherBug Meteorologist John Bateman The calendar is quickly heading toward late-January, and so far this winter has been unusually mild and snow-free for much of the U.S.   With most of the country experiencing a much … Continue reading

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Disaster Management and the Importance of Public-Private Partnerships

– by John Bosse, Director of Energy & Government Services, Earth Networks Organizers are calling this month’s International Disaster Conference & Expo (IDCE) in New Orleans “the first major global gathering of public and private sector professionals from all disciplines … Continue reading

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2011: Looking Back on the Costliest Year for Weather Disasters

– by Mark Hoekzema, Chief Meteorologist Twelve major weather events in 2011 caused more than 1,000 deaths and over $52 billion in damages, making last year the costliest on record for weather disasters in the U.S. (For a complete review … Continue reading

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Farming Meets the Internet Age

– by Jim Anderson, VP For major agricultural regions throughout the world, low yields or crop loss translate to billions of lost revenue. Worse, in less developed areas, a bad season results in a hungry populace. Fortunately, technology is stepping … Continue reading

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