How Does Rain Fall? – The Principle of Precipitation

Summer has arrived in the northern hemisphere, heralding the beginning of the storm season and rainy period. The meteorological phenomena and their impact may differ in regard to regional realities. But irrespective of the place and its local designation, the principle of evaporation and precipitation dictates the water cycle everywhere and lays the fundament of […]

TechTip: Setting up and connecting OTT Pluvio² with OTT netDL

In this TechTip you will learn everything about the connection of the OTT netDL data logger to the Pluvio precipitation sensor product series (Pluvio², Pluvio² L & Pluvio² S) and which configurations are possible. Summary of the TechTip “OTT netDL and Pluvio”: Installation of the OTT Pluvio² operating software Use of the OTT Pluvio² operating […]

TechTip: Set up and connect OTT Pluvio² with OTT netDL

In this TechTip you will learn everything about the connection of the OTT netDL data logger to the Pluvio precipitation sensor product series (Pluvio², Pluvio² L & Pluvio² S) and which configurations are possible.   Summary of the TechTip “OTT netDL and Pluvio”: Installation of the OTT Pluvio² operating software Use of the OTT Pluvio² […]

What technology should you choose to measure local rain or water levels?

It can be difficult to select monitoring technology for flooding applications when each step of building a network, from sensors to dataloggers to visualization software, has multiple options. Using OTT HydroMet’s new product brochure with an integrated selection guide, you learn more about: Monitoring network components. Key considerations for selecting sensors, data management (remote communication, […]

Do you have questions about flooding and stormwater? Here you get the answers!

When it comes to flood warnings in urban areas, there are certain questions that we hear time and again from our customers. We’ve consolidated what the industry is most curious about and answered each of those questions below, to give you a comprehensive look at urban flooding. 1. Is flooding more of a risk in […]

TechTip: Set Alerts with OTT netDL

In the following TechTip you will learn which alarms the OTT netDL data logger can issue and how to set them. This TechTip requires the experienced use of the OTT data logger operating program as well as the communication with the OTT netDL via USB cable (see also OTT training program). The examples shown in […]

How Flooding Data Saves Lives

Discover our latest infographic about flood warning systems and how measurement data can save lives. When a community is unprepared for rising water levels or flooding events, it can be disastrous for its local individuals and infrastructure. Data plays a critical role in preparing key decision-makers to lead their communities during these emergency situations. In […]

OTT Rain Gauges Used in Remote Precipitation Monitoring Stations in Andes Mountains

The completed weather station at 18,537 ft in Peru. OTT Pluvio and Parsivel can be spotted on the left and right.

There are remote monitoring locations, and REMOTE monitoring locations! Appalachian State University, in partnership with a multitude of other universities and the National Science Foundation, has undertaken the task of installing weather monitoring stations very high up in the Andes Mountains, on the Quelccaya Icecap (18,537 ft (5,650 m) ) in Peru and at Chacaltaya (16,929 ft […]