Solar radiation

In great demand even after 70 years: DWD relies on OTT HydroMet reference sensors

At an age when people usually enjoy retirement, the German Weather Service (DWD) is more in demand and more important than ever. Heavy rain and floods, droughts and crop failures,...

What is the UV Index and how to calculate it

The sun is the source of life on Earth, but it can do harm, too. Especially the ultraviolet spectrum of the sun’s radiation (UV) can cause severe damage to people...

Scientist Joop Mes: “ISO 9060:2018 reflects the reality much better than its predecessor.”

In late 2018, the ISO 9060 standard for solar radiometers underwent a remarkable update that brought significant changes to the classification of solar radiation measurement quality. At first glance, ISO...
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