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How’s the Water? See How Mecklenburg County Monitors Water Quality

When the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services (CMSWS) became concerned with roadway construction for the new I-485 alignment through the Long Creek watershed, staff knew there could be impacts. Learn how...
Hydrology
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Power Pylon Monitoring to Predict Ice Formation in the Scottish Highlands

Winter can get grim in the heights of Scotland. To make power supply more reliable, Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) wanted to understand more about ice formation on its...
Meteorology

Two-Way Communication: From Station to Software

When devising a monitoring network architecture, two-way communication is revealing a new host of compelling use cases that were previously less known. For those looking to get a better grasp...
Hydrology

Solar Podcast: Back from Intersolar 2021 – Learnings and Innovations

Starting with uncertain expectations, Intersolar Europe has turned into an overwhelming success. Although Covid-19 and its effects still pose challenges, the solar industry looks ahead optimistically. The OTT HydroMet booth...
Solar Energy

New Podcast Episode: Getting Runways Ready for ICAO GRF

Ensuring safe conditions on runways is a highly responsible task. From November 4th on, the International Civil Organization launches the Global Reporting Format (GRF) will be applicable for airports all...
Meteorology

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