Category Archives: Extreme Weather

Earth Networks Talks Extreme Weather on Capitol Hill

By Greg Douglas, Director of Business Development, Earth Networks Earth Networks is a member of Oxfam America’s new Partnership for Resilience and Environmental Preparedness (PREP) alliance – a group of companies with a deep interest in supporting responsible business practices … Continue reading

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Hurricanes, Tornadoes & Severe Storms: Are you ready?

Earth Networks’ Vice President of Federal Programs Bill Callahan discussed severe weather on The Kojo Nnamdi show at the WAMU studios in Washington, D.C. today. Along with Meteorologist Veronica Johnson of NBC4 and Chris Strager, Advisor for Science and Service … 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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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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Preparing for Extreme Weather

– by Amena Ali, CMO A new report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (available at http://ipcc-wg2.gov/SREX/) explores the connection between climate change and its possible impact on society. In the report, UN scientists state that we … Continue reading

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