Category Archives: atmospheric science

Carbon Dioxide Level Climbs to New Milestone

On May 9, the daily mean concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere of Mauna Loa, Hawaii, surpassed 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time since measurements began in 1958. Mauna Loa is the oldest continuous carbon … Continue reading

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AMS 2013

Our President and CEO Bob Marshall represented the private sector during a panel on research to operations (R2O) at AMS 2013 in Austin, TX. The panel included Thomas J. Bogdan (UCAR), Laura Furgione (NWS), Sandy MacDonald (NOAA/ESRL) and David W. Titley (NOAA). … Continue reading

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A flood of real-time data for severe weather alerts

Officials in Georgia’s Fulton County are always on the lookout for severe weather events like tornadoes and lightning storms. Networks of sensors and Intel-based servers turn real-time data into just-in-time alerts. Fast-moving storms move through the Atlanta metropolitan area, generating … Continue reading

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When Minutes Matter: DTAs for Severe Weather Warning

By John Bosse After more than three years in development and network deployment, we are excited to share our newest storm warning technology, called Dangerous Thunderstorm Alerts (DTAs). DTAs are issued by Earth Networks and provide advanced notification of the … Continue reading

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Local Data Powers IBM’s Deep Thunder

– by John Bosse, Director of Energy & Government Services, Earth Networks Through our partnership with IBM, Earth Networks had been providing data from our global weather network for use in IBM’s Deep Thunder project. For the initiative, we have … Continue reading

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PulseRad – A Behind-the-Scenes Look

by Dr. Charlie Liu, Chief Architect, Earth Networks Earth Networks recently introduced PulseRadSM technology, the first radar alternative based on Total Lightning detection. In case you did not see my presentation about PulseRad at the 2012 AMS Annual Meeting in … Continue reading

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Visualizing GHGs in the Atmosphere

At TEDx San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography Director Dr. Tony Haymet discusses a new way way to view greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Scripps and Earth Networks have teamed up to advance atmospheric science with the deployment of the … Continue reading

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