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In the Field: The OTT ecoLog 1000

Since OTT HydroMet debuted its next generation surface and groundwater level logger in 2019, the OTT ecoLog 1000 continues to be a reliable option for monitoring water level and temperature....
Hydrology
Control vehicle at Hamburg Airport

Hamburg Airport meets highest safety standard ICAO GRF with OTT HydroMet systems

A new guideline standardizes the assessment of runway conditions at airports. The international Global Reporting Format (ICAO GRF) helps pilots to better assess conditions on the runway. Hamburg Airport is...
Meteorology

Mitigation Matters: Flood Monitoring in La Veta, Colorado

ChallengeAfter a wildfire in the nearby mountains increased the likelihood of water run-off into the town of La Veta, it became necessary to know when a flood event was approaching...
Hydrology

IoT: New Node-RED Module for UMB Weather Sensors

The Internet of Things (IoT) networks devices with each other and enables automated processes for a wide range of applications. In environmental monitoring, sensors can thus be easily integrated into...
Meteorology
Sunset of wheat field

Prepare for the Sunset of 3G

Half a year from now, the mobile communication in the United States will face a significant change. After nearly two decades in service, the UMTS standard, better known as 3G,...
Meteorology

New Podcast Episode: Reading WMO Guidelines Right

To make meteorological measurements comparable, the World Meteorological Organization WMO establishes guidelines for atmospheric parameters. These are covered by WMO-No. 8 for highest precision meteorological monitoring. However, for many applications...
Meteorology
Soiling Monitoring System DustIQ

Questions & Answers: The Importance of Soiling Monitoring & Mitigation

In June 2021, our Application Development Manager Damon Nitzel participated in a webinar hosted by pv magazine. Joining forces with Troy Morlan of Nor-Cal Controls, and Carla Dawson of Relysm,...
Solar Energy

Unlocking Water Data For All Stakeholders

OTT HydroMet welcomes guest author and industry expert, Tim Finegan, Director of Product Management for Aquatic Informatics. Tim works with individuals and organizations to address Earth's environmental challenges through better...
Hydrology

12 Resources for Surface Water Quantity Monitoring

While surface water quantity has its challenges, it’s an essential part of understanding how our water sources can continue to support the many different uses and to track whether protection...
Hydrology

Well, Where Did Our Groundwater Go?

Much of the world’s population relies on groundwater for its water supply, but with growing demand and more frequent shortages, the need for greater groundwater care is rising. Today, effective...
Hydrology

Why are airport safety measures becoming increasingly important?

Before the pandemic has slowed down life on earth, general air traffic had increased significantly in recent decades, so that more and more people prefer to travel by air. The...
Meteorology

When it Rains, it Floods

With flooding events becoming more prevalent every year due to rising sea level, heavy rains, and the other impacts of a changing climate, flood management and prevention has become increasing...
Hydrology